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set verb
1. (lay_down) establish as the highest level or best performance
Related: mark
  • "set a record"
2. (change) put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
  • "set the house afire"
3. (arrange) fix in a border
  • "The goldsmith set the diamond"
4. (adjust) set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
  • "set clocks or instruments"
5. (stage) locate
Related: localize, localise, place
  • "The film is set in Africa"
6. (descend) disappear beyond the horizon
Related: go_down, go_under
Antonyms: rise
  • "the sun sets early these days"
7. (originate) apply or start
  • "set fire to a building"
8. (put) put into a position that will restore a normal state
  • "set a broken bone"
9. (bury) insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Related: countersink
10. (hone) give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
set noun
1. (collection) a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  • "a set of books"
  • "a set of golf clubs"
  • "a set of teeth"
2. (abstraction) (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
  • "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
3. (exercise) several exercises intended to be done in series
Related: exercise_set
  • "he did four sets of the incline bench press"
4. (social_group) an unofficial association of people or groups
Related: circle, band, lot
  • "the smart set goes there"
  • "they were an angry lot"
5. (placement) the act of putting something in position
  • "he gave a final set to his hat"
6. (playing_period) a unit of play in tennis or squash
  • "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
7. (descent) the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
  • "before the set of sun"
8. (cognitive_state) (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
Related: readiness
  • "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"
  • "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"
9. (electronic_equipment) any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
  • "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
Set noun
1. evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
Related: Seth
place verb
1. (estimate) estimate
Related: put, set
  • "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
put verb
1. (move) put into a certain place or abstract location
Related: set, place, pose, position, lay
  • "Put your things here"
  • "Set the tray down"
  • "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"
  • "Place emphasis on a certain point"
plant verb
1. (put) put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
Related: set
  • "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
determined adjective
1. determined or decided upon as by an authority
Related: dictated, set
  • "date and place are already determined"
  • "the dictated terms of surrender"
  • "the time set for the launching"
determine verb
1. fix conclusively or authoritatively
Related: set
  • "set the rules"
fixed adjective
1. fixed and unmoving
Related: set, rigid
  • "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"
  • "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien
  • "a face rigid with pain"
laid adjective
1. set down according to a plan
Related: set
  • "a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
  • "stones laid in a pattern"
located adjective
1. situated in a particular spot or position
Related: placed, set, situated
  • "valuable centrally located urban land"
  • "strategically placed artillery"
  • "a house set on a hilltop"
  • "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"
dress verb
1. (groom) arrange attractively
Related: arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure
  • "dress my hair for the wedding"
specify verb
1. (choose) decide upon or fix definitely
Related: set, determine, define, fix, limit
  • "fix the variables"
  • "specify the parameters"
bent noun
1. (inclination) a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
Related: set
  • "the set of his mind was obvious"
adjust verb
1. (change) alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Related: set, correct
  • "Adjust the clock, please"
  • "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
fix verb
1. (change) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Related: prepare, set_up, ready, gear_up, set
  • "Get the children ready for school!"
  • "prepare for war"
  • "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
arrange verb
1. (compose) adapt for performance in a different way
Related: set
  • "set this poem to music"
sic verb
1. (assail) urge to attack someone
Related: set
  • "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"
  • "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
hardened adjective
1. converted to solid form (as concrete)
Related: set
rig verb
1. (equip) equip with sails or masts
Related: set, set_up
  • "rig a ship"
hardening noun
1. (natural_process) the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
Related: solidifying, solidification, set, curing
  • "the hardening of concrete"
  • "he tested the set of the glue"
jell verb
1. (solidify) become gelatinous
Related: set, congeal
  • "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
typeset verb
1. (print) set in type
Related: set
  • "My book will be typeset nicely"
  • "set these words in italics"
set_up verb
1. (fix) get ready for a particular purpose or event
Related: lay_out, set
  • "set up an experiment"
  • "set the table"
  • "lay out the tools for the surgery"
fructify verb
1. (reproduce) bear fruit
Related: set
  • "the apple trees fructify"
fit(p) adjective
1. (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
Related: primed, set
  • "in no fit state to continue"
  • "fit to drop"
  • "laughing fit to burst"
  • "she was fit to scream"
  • "primed for a fight"
  • "we are set to go at any time"
set(p) adjective
1. being below the horizon
  • "the moon is set"
stage_set noun
1. (representation) representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
Related: set
  • "the sets were meticulously authentic"
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