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Set down
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Set down as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

3 March 2021
Last seen in: The Sun Cryptic

We found 21 answers for the crossword clue 'Set down', the most recent of which was seen in the The Sun Cryptic.

We've seen this clue in both CRYPTIC and NON-CRYPTIC crossword publications.

We have given Set down a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

Set down is a 2 word phrase featuring 8 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'The Sun Cryptic' on Wednesday, 03 March 2021 with the answer being OFFLOAD, but the most popular answer for this clue is ALIT.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • Reach or come to rest; "The bird landed on the highest branch"; "The plane landed in Istanbul"
  • Leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"
  • Put or settle into a position; "The hotel was set down at the bottom of the valley"
  • Go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"
  • Put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
  • Cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

Impose as a duty, burden, or punishment; "lay a responsibility on someone"

Adapt; "put these words to music"

4 Letters


The act of dropping something; "they expected the drop would be successful"

Set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"

Agriculture considered as an occupation or way of life; "farming is a strenuous life"; "there's no work on the land any more"

5 Letters

An abstract mental location; "he has a special place in my thoughts"; "a place in my heart"; "a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"


6 Letters

Go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"

Leave or unload; "unload the cargo"; "drop off the passengers at the hotel"

7 Letters

The act of putting something somewhere

Get worse; "My grades are slipping"

Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"

Take the load off (a container or vehicle); "unload the truck"; "offload the van"

Cause to come to the ground; "the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

Set down in writing in any of various ways; "written evidence"

9 Letters


The act of discharging a gun

Go ashore; "The passengers disembarked at Southampton"

Cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"

Reduce the estimated value of something; "For tax purposes you can write off the laser printer"

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