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  Definition of Set down
  1. put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  2. leave or unload, especially of passengers or cargo;
  3. cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
  4. put or settle into a position; "The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"
  5. go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
  6. reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
Similar Words: write down, get down, put down, drop, unload, discharge, place down, disembark, debark, land

 

Hyponyms: transcribe, notate, dash down, dash off, note, take down, wharf, air-drop, plank, flump, plonk, plop, plunk, plump down, plunk down, plump, alight, light, perch, force-land, beach, port, disembark, debark, touch down, undershoot, belly-land, crash land

 

Derivational Morphology: drop, debarkation, disembarkation, disembarkment, lander, land, dry land, earth, ground, solid ground, terra firma, landing

 

 
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