set sth/sb apart Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Meaning of “set sth/sb apart” in the English Dictionary

"set sth/sb apart" in British English

See all translations

set sth/sb apart

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
If a ​quality or ​characteristic sets someone or something ​apart, it ​shows him, her, or it to be different from, and usually ​better than, ​others of the same ​type: What set her ​apart from the other ​candidates for the ​job was that she had a lot of ​originalideas.
(Definition of set sth/sb apart from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “set sth/sb apart”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…与众不同…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…與眾不同…
What is the pronunciation of set sth/sb apart?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

chestnut

a large tree with leaves divided into five parts and large round nuts that can be eaten

Word of the Day