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Synonyms and Antonyms of set back

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set back

synonym (synonym of set back)

hypernym (set back IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • cost a certain amount (verb.stative)
    be priced at (verb.stative)
  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    act later than planned, scheduled, or required (verb.stative)
  • slow down the progress of; hinder (
    be a hindrance or obstacle to (

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF set back relation)

  • hold back to a later time (verb.stative)
    stop or postpone because of adverse conditions, such as bad weather (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    stop dealing with (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    render temporarily ineffective (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    put a convicted person on probation by suspending his sentence (verb.stative)
  • (verb.stative)
    postpone the punishment of a convicted criminal, such as an execution (verb.stative)

entail (entailment relations of set back)

  • (verb.communication)
    assign a new time and place for an event (verb.communication)
  • (
    postpone indefinitely or annul something that was scheduled (

derivation (.... is derived from set back)

  • (noun.act)
    act of putting off to a future time (noun.act)
  • (noun.act)
    discontinuation of the meeting (of a legislative body) without dissolving it (noun.act)
  • (noun.communication)
    a pretext for delay or inaction (noun.communication)
  • (noun.person)
    someone who postpones work (especially out of laziness or habitual carelessness) (noun.person)
  • (noun.person)
    a worker who puts things (as books) on shelves (noun.person)
  • slow down the progress of; hinder (
    an unfortunate happening that hinders or impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating (noun.event)
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