set aside

set aside
set aside vt
1: to disagree with and overturn (a decision or act of a lower tribunal) upon review: overrule vacate
set aside the decree
2: to deprive of legal effect or force: annul void
may set aside the contract

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

set aside
I (annul) verb abandon, abjure, abnegate, abrogate, accumulate, amass, cast off, discard, dispense with, dispose of, disuse, drop, omit, reject, relegate, relinquish, renounce, repudiate, shunt, spurn associated concepts: set aside a verdict II (reserve) verb keep in reserve, lay aside, pigeonhole, pile up, put aside, put away, save up, set apart, shelve, store up III index abandon (relinquish), abolish, abrogate (rescind), allocate, annul, cancel, dedicate, defer (put off), designate, devote, disapprove (reject), disavow, discharge (release from obligation), disclaim, dismiss (put out of consideration), disown (deny the validity), dispel, eliminate (exclude), exclude, hoard, hold (possess), hold up (delay), isolate, leave (allow to remain), negate, null (invalid), null and void, override, overrule, postpone, rebuff, reject, repeal, repudiate, rescind, reserve, seclude, sequester (seize property), succeed (follow), supersede, vacate (void), waive

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006

set aside
To vacate, annul, or reverse a judgment, order, or proceedings.

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.

set aside
1) As a verb, to vacate or annul a court order or judgment. For example, the losing party in a trial might file a motion asking the judge to set aside the verdict.
2) As a noun, something (often money) that is to be used for a particular purpose. For example, funds that are earmarked for a specific program might be described as a set-aside.
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

set aside
Cancelling a judgment or order or a step taken by a party in proceedings.

Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. . 2010.

set aside
v. To void or annul a judicial decision, order, and so on, usually on a motion to set aside by the party that is affected detrimentally and based upon some irregularity in the original proceeding.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

set aside
To cancel, annul, or revoke a judgment or order.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.

set aside
To cancel, annul, or revoke a judgment or order.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

set aside
   to annul or negate a court order or judgment by another court order. Example: a court dismisses a complaint believing the case had been settled. Upon being informed by a lawyer's motion that the lawsuit was not settled, the judge will issue an order to "set aside" the original dismissal.

Law dictionary. . 2013.

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