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"set" Meaning in English

1. situated in a particular spot or position
Part of speech : adjective
2. get ready for a particular purpose or event
Part of speech : verb
Example : set up an experiment
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3. become gelatinous
Part of speech : verb
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4. disappear beyond the horizon
Part of speech : verb
Example : the sun sets early these days
5. bear fruit
Part of speech : verb
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6. (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
Part of speech : adjective
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7. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Part of speech : verb
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8. equip with sails or masts
Part of speech : verb
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9. estimate
Part of speech : verb
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10. fix conclusively or authoritatively
Part of speech : verb
Example : set the rules
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11. decide upon or fix definitely
Part of speech : verb
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12. establish as the highest level or best performance
Part of speech : verb
Example : set a record
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13. urge to attack someone
Part of speech : verb
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14. put into a certain place or abstract location
Part of speech : verb
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15. insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Part of speech : verb
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16. put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
Part of speech : verb
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17. adapt for performance in a different way
Part of speech : verb
Example : set this poem to music
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18. locate
Part of speech : verb
Example : The film is set in Africa
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19. set in type
Part of speech : verb
Example : My book will be typeset nicely
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20. converted to solid form (as concrete)
Part of speech : adjective
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21. fixed and unmoving
Part of speech : adjective
Example : with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
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22. set down according to a plan:'a carefully laid table with places set for four people'
Part of speech : adjective
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23. determined or decided upon as by an authority
Part of speech : adjective
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24. several exercises intended to be done in series
Part of speech : noun
Example : I did four sets of the incline bench press.
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25. representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
Part of speech : noun
Example : the sets were meticulously authentic
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26. (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
Part of speech : noun
Example : the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution
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27. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
Part of speech : noun
Example : The set of their mind was obvious.
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28. an unofficial association of people or groups
Part of speech : noun
Example : the smart set goes there
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29. the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
Part of speech : noun
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30. arrange attractively
Part of speech : verb
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31. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Part of speech : verb
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32. being below the horizon
Part of speech : adjective
33. put into a certain state
Part of speech : verb
34. give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
Part of speech : verb
35. fix in a border
Part of speech : verb
Example : The goldsmith set the diamond
36. put into a position that will restore a normal state
Part of speech : verb
Example : set a broken bone
37. apply or start
Part of speech : verb
Example : set fire to a building
38. the act of putting something in position
Part of speech : noun
Example : I set the dishes in place on the table.
39. any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
Part of speech : noun
Example : the early sets ran on storage batteries
40. the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
Part of speech : noun
Example : before the set of sun
41. a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
Part of speech : noun
Example : a set of books
42. (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
Part of speech : noun
Example : the set of prime numbers is infinite
43. a unit of play in tennis or squash
Part of speech : noun
Example : they played two sets of tennis after dinner
44. set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
Part of speech : verb
Example : set clocks or instruments

Translation for "set"

set meaning in Spanish : conjunto
  • set meaning in German : einstellen
  • set meaning in Japanese : セット
  • set meaning in Turkish : set
  • set meaning in Chinese : 组
  • set meaning in Arabic : جلس
  • set meaning in Polish : zestaw
  • set meaning in Hindi : सेट
  • set meaning in French : ensemble
  • set meaning in Russian : задавать
  • set meaning in Tamil : தொகுப்பு
  • set meaning in Telugu : సెట్
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