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Synonyms of set-back

Noun


1. set-back, setoff, offset, structure, construction

usage: structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly

Noun


1. set-back, setoff, offset, structure, construction

usage: an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

Verb


1. postpone, prorogue, hold over, put over, table, shelve, set back, defer, remit, put off, delay

usage: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

2. set back, impede, hinder

usage: slow down the progress of; hinder; "His late start set him back"

3. set back, knock back, put back, cost, be

usage: cost a certain amount; "My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000"

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