Synonyms for set back

Synonyms for (verb) set back

Synonyms: set back

Definition: slow down the progress of; hinder

Usage: His late start set him back

Similar words: hinder, impede

Definition: be a hindrance or obstacle to

Usage: She is impeding the progress of our project


Synonyms: remit, postpone, prorogue, put off, put over, set back, shelve, defer, table, hold over

Definition: hold back to a later time

Usage: let's postpone the exam

Similar words: delay

Definition: act later than planned, scheduled, or required

Usage: Don't delay your application to graduate school or else it won't be considered


Synonyms: put back, set back, knock back

Definition: cost a certain amount

Usage: My daughter's wedding set me back $20,000

Similar words: be, cost

Definition: be priced at

Usage: These shoes cost $100