set down

Primary Meanings of set down

1.
v
put or settle into a position
2.
v
go ashore
Full Definitions of set down
1

v put or settle into a position

“The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley”
Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location

v cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place

set down your bags here”
Synonyms:
place down, put down
Types:
flump, plank, plonk, plop, plump, plump down, plunk, plunk down
set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise
Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location

v leave or unload

Synonyms:
discharge, drop, drop off, put down, unload
Types:
wharf
discharge at a wharf
air-drop
drop (an object) from the air; unload from a plane or helicopter
Type of:
deliver
bring to a destination, make a delivery

v put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.

Synonyms:
get down, put down, write down
Types:
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transcribe
write out from speech, notes, etc.
notate
put into notation, as of music or choreography
dash down, dash off
write down hastily
note, take down
make a written note of
Type of:
write
communicate or express by writing

v reach or come to rest

Synonyms:
land
Types:
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alight, light, perch
to come to rest, settle
force-land
make a forced landing
beach
land on a beach
port
land at or reach a port
debark, disembark
go ashore
touch down
come or bring (a plane) to a landing
undershoot
fall short of (the runway) in a landing
belly-land
land on the underside without the landing gear
crash land
make an emergency landing
ditch
make an emergency landing on water
Type of:
arrive, come, get
reach a destination; arrive by movement or progress
2

v go ashore

Synonyms:
debark, disembark
Antonyms:
embark, ship
go on board
Type of:
land
reach or come to rest

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