Set Back — synonyms, definition

1. set back (Noun)

6 synonyms
black eye blow offset reversal reverse setoff
2 definitions

set back (Noun) — An unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating.

set back (Noun) — Structure where a wall or building narrows abruptly.

6 types of
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2 types
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2. set back (Verb)

11 synonyms
defer hold over knock back postpone prorogue put back put off put over remit shelve table
3 definitions

set back (Verb) — Hold back to a later time. ex. "let's set back the exam"

set back (Verb) — Slow down the progress of; hinder.

set back (Verb) — Cost a certain amount.

5 types of
be cost delay hinder impede
6 types
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