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ASI'DE, ad. [a and side. See Side.]

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. 2 Kings 4:4.

3. From the body; as, to put or lay aside a garment.

John 13:4.

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. Hebrews 12:1.

6. Out of the line of rectitude or propriety, in a moral view.

They are all gone aside Psalms 14:3.

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.