set apart

Definitions of set apart
  1. verb
    select something or someone for a specific purpose
    synonyms: assign, specify
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    set apart to sacred uses with solemn rites, of a church
    assign to a specific task
    type of:
    choose, pick out, select, take
    pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
  2. verb
    set apart from others
    synonyms: isolate, keep apart, sequester, sequestrate
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    type of:
    disunite, divide, part, separate
    force, take, or pull apart
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