HyperDic: set_down

English > 6 senses of the expression set down:
VERBcommunicationset down, write down, get down, put downput down in writing
motionset down, landreach or come to rest
contactset downput or settle into a position
contactset down, put down, place downcause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
motionset down, disembark, debarkgo ashore
contactset down, drop, drop off, put down, unload, dischargeleave or unload
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningput down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc..
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Synonymswrite down, get down, put down
Entailed bycomplete, fill out, fill in, make outWrite all the required information onto a form
Narrowerdash down, dash offwrite down hastily
notateput into notation, as of music or choreography
note, take downmake a written note of
transcribewrite out from speech, notes, etc.
BroaderwriteCommunicate or express by writing
Spanishanotar, apuntar, asentar, registrar
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 2, motion
Meaningreach or come to rest.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
ModelThe airplane is sure to set down
Synonymland
Caused byland, put down, bring downCause to come to the ground
Narroweralight, light, perchTo come to rest, settle
beachLand on a beach
belly-landLand on the underside without the landing gear
crash landmake an emergency landing
disembark, debark, set downGo ashore
force-landmake a forced landing
portLand at or reach a port
touch downCome or bring (a plane) to a landing
undershootfall short of (the runway) in a landing
Broaderarrive, get, comereach a destination
Spanishaterrizar, posarse
Catalanaterrar
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 3, contact
Meaningput or settle into a position.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"set down your bags here"
Synonymsput down, place down
Narrowerplank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plumpSet (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishcolocar
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 5, motion
MeaningGo ashore.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymsdisembark, debark
Broaderland, set downreach or come to rest
See alsosetput into a certain place or abstract location
Oppositeembark, shipgo on board
Spanishdesembarcar
Catalandesembarcar
English > set down: 6 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningLeave or unload.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsdrop, drop off, put down, unload, discharge
Narrowerair-dropDrop (an object) from the air
wharfDischarge at a wharf
BroaderdeliverBring to a destination, make a delivery
See alsosetput into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishdejar, descargar
Catalandeixar, descarregar

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