Webster 1913 Edition
On, or to, one side; out of a straight line, course, or direction; at a little distance from the rest; out of the way; apart.
Thou shalt set
asidethat which is full.
2 Kings iv. 4.
But soft! but soft!
aside: here comes the king.
The flames were blown
Out of one’s thoughts; off; away;“Lay aside every weight.”
as, to put.
Heb. xii. 1.
So as to be heard by others; privately.
Then lords and ladies spake
Sir W. Scott.
To set aside
to annul or defeat the effect or operation of, by a subsequent decision of the same or of a superior tribunal; to declare of no authority;
set asidea verdict or a judgment
Something spoken aside; as, a remark made by a stageplayer which the other players are not supposed to hear.
Webster 1828 Edition
1.On or to one side; out of a perpendicular or straight direction.
2.At a little distance from the main part or body.
Thou shalt set aside that which is full. 2Kings 4.
3.From the body; as, to put or lay aside a garment.
4.From the company; at a small distance or in private; as when speakers utter something by themselves, upon the stage.
5.Separate from the person, mind or attention; in a state of abandonment.
Let us lay aside every weight. Heb. 12.
6.Out of the line of rectitude or propriety, in a moral view.
They are all gone aside. Ps. 14.
7.In a state of separation to a particular use; as, to set aside a thing for a future day.
To set aside, in judicial proceedings, is to defeat the effect or operation of, by a subsequent decision of a superior tribunal; as, to set aside a verdict or a judgment.