Meaning of “put/lay sth on/to one side” in the English Dictionary

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"put/lay sth on/to one side" in British English

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put/lay sth on/to one side

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C2 to not use something, especially an amount of money, in order to keep it for later use:

We have put some money on one side for next year's summer holiday.

(Definition of “put/lay sth on/to one side” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)