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〔 sєt 〕


〔 set 〕

Overview of noun set

The noun set has 13 senses

  • set -- (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")

  • set -- ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite")

  • set, exercise set -- (several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press")

  • stage set, set -- (representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic")

  • set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")

  • bent, set -- (a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious")

  • set -- (the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat")

  • set -- (a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner")

  • hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing -- (the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue")

  • Set, Seth -- (evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris)

  • set -- (the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun")

  • set, readiness -- ((psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; "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")

  • set -- (any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries")

Overview of verb set

The verb set has 25 senses

  • put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

  • determine, set -- (fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules")

  • specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit -- (decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters")

  • set, mark -- (establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record")

  • set -- (put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire")

  • set -- (fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond")

  • fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")

  • set -- (set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments")

  • set, localize, localise, place -- (locate; "The film is set in Africa")

  • set, go down, go under -- (disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days")

  • arrange, set -- (adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music")

  • plant, set -- (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden")

  • set -- (apply or start; "set fire to a building")

  • jell, set, congeal -- (become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme")

  • typeset, set -- (set in type; "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics")

  • set -- (put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone")

  • set, countersink -- (insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink))

  • set -- (give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor)

  • sic, set -- (urge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits")

  • place, put, set -- (estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")

  • rig, set, set up -- (equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship")

  • set up, lay out, set -- (get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery")

  • adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")

  • fructify, set -- (bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify")

  • dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure -- (arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")

Overview of adj set

The adj set has 7 senses

  • fit, primed, set -- ((usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "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")

  • fixed, set, rigid -- (fixed and unmoving; "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")

  • located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")

  • laid, set -- (set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern")

  • set -- (being below the horizon; "the moon is set")

  • determined, dictated, set -- (determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching")

  • hardened, set -- (converted to solid form (as concrete))