Definition of set down phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


set down

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(British English) (of a bus or train, or its driver) to stop and allow somebody to get off Passengers may be set down and picked up only at the official stops.
  1. 1to write something down on paper in order to record it
  2. 2to give something as a rule, principle, etc. The standards were set down by the governing body.
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