put aside


  • WordNet 3.6
    • v put aside turn away from and put aside, perhaps temporarily "it's time for you to put away childish things"
    • v put aside stop using "the children were told to put away their toys","the students put away their notebooks"
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  • Jerry Gillies
    Jerry Gillies
    “Confront your fears, list them, get to know them, and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.”
  • Karl Kraus
    “Experiences are savings which a miser puts aside. Wisdom is an inheritance which a wastrel cannot exhaust.”


In literature:

He put aside all speculation as to what other horrible forms of life the little world might hold: he would be prepared to deal with them.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
He put aside with a little impatience her inquiries about himself.
"A Country Gentleman and his Family" by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
Gwen paid no attention to this, putting it aside to apologize to Irene.
"When Ghost Meets Ghost" by William Frend De Morgan
Sweeten, flavor with vanilla and put aside about two teaspoonfuls.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
The storekeeper, putting aside his determination, went on as though he had not noticed the other's attitude.
"The Plow-Woman" by Eleanor Gates
The observers put aside note-books and pencils, and finger their machine-guns expectantly.
"Cavalry of the Clouds" by Alan Bott
It was Dodi's letter which was put aside.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
Rick put aside his hunch.
"The Wailing Octopus" by Harold Leland Goodwin
But the fact of his having put aside this memorandum touched me greatly.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 24 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Now and then, indeed, where was a big bush of heather, we lay awhile and panted, and, putting aside the leaves, looked back at the dragoons.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 10 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson

In poetry:

They have ears, 'tis said, so
Even the pillow we put aside
When we slept together, yet
Not dust motes, but gossip
Rises to the skies.
"They have ears" by Ise
Just for a day to put aside the years,
Washed clean of wrongs, of sins, of heavy tears,
And dream that life is fair, and love a truth,
And youth is always youth.
"Just For A Day" by Ina Donna Coolbrith
We feel as if a breath might put aside
The shadowy curtains of the spirit-land,
Revealing all the loved and glorified
That death has taken from affection's band.
"The Last Pale Flowers" by Lydia Jane Wheeler Peirson
Home is so sad. It stays as it was left,
Shaped to the comfort of the last to go
As if to win them back. Instead, bereft
Of anyone to please, it withers so,
Having no heart to put aside the theft
"Home Is So Sad" by Philip Larkin
He said: "O shameless, put aside
The veil upon thy brow!
Who held the King and all his land
To the wanton will of a harlot's hand!
Will the white ash rise from the blistered brand?
Stoop down, and call him now!"
"The Last Suttee" by Rudyard Kipling
So they leapt to their feet, and gave a loud cheer,
While the Arabs swept down upon them without the least fear,
And put aside their rifles, and grasped their spears;
Whilst the British bullets in front of them the earth uptears.
"The Battle of El-Teb" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

But both have said in recent weeks they were getting close to putting aside the differences that broke them up in the mid-1980s.
It may be difficult, but try to put aside many of the previous high school rules and regulations and view your children as adults.
Put any anger and bitterness we have aside.
Retiring Sen Joe Lieberman on Wednesday used his final Senate floor speech to urge Congress to put partisan rancor aside to break Washington's gridlock.
The measure requires the US to put aside $500Â million or more a year for something called "comparative effectiveness research," an ungainly name for a process Obama hopes will reduce costs .
Promising to put aside their differences and to work together for the good of our country.
NORMAN — A Michigan sixth-grader will put aside her nerves and get her ears pierced on her 12th birthday.
Before the storm of best-of lists to come, I wanted to take a second to put aside the artistic merit aspect of the year in review, and take a look at what happened in the cultural landscape of rap music.
Put divisions aside and support these great things in Fort Pierce.
Andre 3000 puts 'icon' aside to star as legendary guitarist.
As the Cowboys put aside their non-descript victory over Carolina and turn their focus to the New York Giants it's hard not to think of J.D.
When Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi put aside their solo careers and combined forces in the Tedeschi Trucks Band a little over two years ago, they didn't know if they could make it last.
But they put aside their differences long enough to at least have lunch together.
Aside from the dogs and overpriced listings, many properties that are put up for sale are sold in no time, often after multiple offers.
President Obama is hopeful partisan politics can be put aside.

In science:

For a time, discussion of the main nonperturbative phenomena – confinement, chiral symmetry breaking, topology – were put aside and the community focused on the deconfined/chirally high-T phase, trying to understand the difference between the weakly and strongly coupled plasmas.
Toward the AdS/CFT dual of the "Little Bang"
Sharpness follows easily from the simple algorithm that puts k − 1 elements aside and runs a binary search on the rest.
Density-based group testing
If the answer is yes, we put an element aside and continue with the remaining elements of the set we asked, otherwise we continue with the elements not in the set we asked.
Density-based group testing
If the answer is yes, we put an element aside and continue with the remaining elements of the set we asked, otherwise we continue with the elements not in the set we asked.
Density-based group testing
Like in our earlier note, we follow the guidelines of the Axelrod– Singer paper on the asymptotic of the Chern–Simons theory, and we have again put aside the physics inspired aspects of the sub ject, concentrating our efforts on the construction of potential configuration-space integral invariants of (M , f ).
Integral Invariants of 3-Manifolds. II