(redirected from setting down)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
Related to setting down: setting aside


v. to schedule, as to "set a case for trial."

See: adjust, appraise, assemblage, assess, assign, cement, chain, chronic, class, compact, confederacy, crystallize, customary, deposit, designate, embed, firm, fix, fixed, formal, habitual, inexorable, ingrained, instate, inveterate, levy, locate, permanent, pertinacious, place, plant, positive, prescribe, prescriptive, prevalent, ready, repose, resolute, resolve, rigid, routine, settle, situated, society, stabilize, unyielding, usual

SET, contracts. Foreign bills of exchange are generally drawn in parts; as, "pay this my first bill of exchange, second and third of the same tenor and date not paid;" the whole of these parts, which make but one bill, are called a set. Chit. Bills, 175, 6, (edition of 1836); 2 Pardess. n. 342.

References in periodicals archive ?
The kerb around the central paved area, signed for setting down and picking up passengers, is almost always coned off.
The few heavy users from authoritative families and those from "Democratic" families -- where parents stress permissiveness somewhat more than setting down limits -- did much better on academic achievement tests and showed more emotional stability than heavy users from the five other family types.
When it comes to providing consumers with Internet, video and interactive services using telephones, computers and other devices (like ADSL modems) in a more efficient manner and creating new services, you need to change the network support structure - today Alcatel and Ascend are setting down that path together.