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Set 1Definition: of Set
Set 2Definition: To cause to sit; to make to assume a specified position or attitude; to give site or place to; to place; to put; to fix; as, to set a house on a stone foundation; to set a book on a shelf; to set a dish on a table; to set a chest or trunk on its bottom or on end.
Set 3Definition: Hence, to attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
Set 4Definition: To make to assume specified place, condition, or occupation; to put in a certain condition or state (described by the accompanying
words); to cause to be.
Set 5Definition: To fix firmly; to make fast, permanent, or stable; to render motionless; to give an
unchanging place, form, or condition to.
Set 6Definition: To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot; hence, to occasion difficulty to; to embarrass; as, to set a coach in the mud.
Set 7Definition: To fix in the ground, as a post or a tree; to plant; as, to set pear
trees in an orchard.
Set 8Definition: To fix, as a precious stone, in a border of metal; to place in a setting; hence, to place in or amid something which
serves as a setting; as, to set glass in a sash.
Set 9Definition: To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle; as, to set milk for cheese.
Set 10Definition: To put into a desired position or condition; to adjust; to regulate; to adapt.
Set 11Definition: To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare; as, to set (that is, to hone) a razor; to set a saw.
Set 12Definition: To extend and bring into position; to spread; as, to set the
sails of a ship.
Set 13Definition: To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote; as, to set a psalm.
Set 14Definition: To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state; to replace; as, to set a broken bone.
Set 15Definition: To make to agree with some standard; as, to set a watch or a clock.
Set 16Definition: To lower into place and fix solidly, as the
blocks of cut stone in a structure.
Set 17Definition: To stake at play; to wager; to risk.
Set 18Definition: To fit with music; to adapt, as
notes; to prepare for singing.
Set 19Definition: To determine; to appoint; to assign; to fix; as, to set a time for a meeting; to set a price on a horse.
Set 20Definition: To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with
objects placed here and there.
Set 21Definition: To value; to rate; with at.
Set 22Definition: To point out the seat or position of, as
birds, or other game; said of hunting
Set 23Definition: To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign; as, to set an example; to set
lessons to be learned.
Set 24Definition: To suit; to become; as, it
sets him ill.
Set 25Definition: To compose; to arrange in
words, lines, etc.; as, to set type; to set a page.
Set 26Definition: To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end.
Set 27Definition: To fit music to
Set 28Definition: To place
shoots in the ground; to plant.
Set 29Definition: To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form; as,
cuttings set well; the fruit has set well (i. e., not blasted in the blossom).
Set 30Definition: To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
Set 31Definition: To congeal; to concrete; to solidify.
Set 32Definition: To have a certain direction in motion; to flow; to move on; to tend; as, the current
sets to the north; the tide
sets to the windward.
Set 33Definition: To begin to move; to go out or forth; to start; now followed by out.
Set 34Definition: To indicate the position of game; said of a dog; as, the dog
sets well; also, to hunt game by the aid of a setter.
Set 35Definition: To fit or suit one; to sit; as, the coat
Set 36Definition: Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance.
Set 37Definition: Firm;
unchanging; obstinate; as, set
Set 38Definition: Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set battle.
Set 39Definition: Established; prescribed; as, set
forms of prayer.
Set 40Definition: Adjusted; arranged; formed; adapted.
Set 41Definition: The act of setting, as of the sun or other heavenly body; descent; hence, the close; termination.
Set 42Definition: That which is set, placed, or fixed.
Set 43Definition: A young plant for growth; as, a set of white thorn.
Set 44Definition: That which is staked; a wager; a venture; a stake; hence, a game at venture.
Set 45Definition: Permanent change of figure in consequence of excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting,
etc.; as, the set of a spring.
Set 46Definition: A kind of punch used for bending, indenting, or giving shape to, metal; as, a saw set.
Set 47Definition: A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot be reached by the weight, or hammer, except by
means of such an intervening piece.
Set 48Definition: A short steel spike used for driving the head of a nail below the surface.
Set 49Definition: A number of
things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of
articles which naturally complement each other, and
usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of
chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical
Set 50Definition: A number of
persons associated by custom, office, common opinion, quality, or the like; a division; a group; a clique.
Set 51Definition: Direction or course; as, the set of the wind, or of a current.
Set 52Definition: In dancing, the number of
persons necessary to execute a quadrille; also, the series of
Set 53Definition: The deflection of a tooth, or of the teeth, of a saw, which
causes the the saw to cut a kerf, or make an opening,
wider than the blade.
Set 54Definition: A young oyster when first attached.
Set 55Definition: Collectively, the crop of young
oysters in any locality.
Set 56Definition: A series of as many
games as may be necessary to enable one side to win six. If at the end of the tenth game the score is a tie, the set is
usually called a deuce set, and decided by an application of the
rules for playing off deuce in a game. See Deuce.
Set 57Definition: That dimension of the body of a type called by
printers the width.
set 58Definition: several
exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four
sets of the incline bench press"
set 59Definition: the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
set 60Definition: any electronic equipment that
transmits radio or tv
signals; "the early
sets ran on storage batteries"
set 61Definition: representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the
sets were meticulously authentic"
set 62Definition: (psychology) a temporary readiness 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 63Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"
set 64Definition: the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"
set 65Definition: 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 66Definition: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or
symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
set 67Definition: an unofficial association of people or
groups; "the smart set
goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
Set 68Definition: evil
beast-headed Egyptian god with high square
ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
set 69Definition: 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 70Definition: a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two
sets of tennis after dinner"
set 71Definition: arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"
set 72Definition: bear fruit; "the apple
set 73Definition: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
set 74Definition: set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or
set 75Definition: put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"
set 76Definition: 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 77Definition: get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the
tools for the surgery"
set 78Definition: equip with
sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship"
set 79Definition: become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
set 80Definition: estimate; "We put the time of arrival at P.M."
set 81Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the
set 82Definition: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the
variables"; "specify the
set 83Definition: establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
set 84Definition: urge a dog to attack someone
set 85Definition: give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
set 86Definition: 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"
set 87Definition: insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
set 88Definition: put or set (seeds or
seedlings) into the ground;
flowers in the garden"
set 89Definition: fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"
set 90Definition: put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone"
set 91Definition: apply or start; "set fire to a building"
set 92Definition: adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"
set 93Definition: locate; "The film is set in Africa"
set 94Definition: disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun
sets early these days"
set 95Definition: converted to solid form (as concrete)
set 96Definition: fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"-
O''Brien; "a face rigid with pain"
set 97Definition: set down according to a
plan:"a carefully laid table with
places set for four people";
"stones laid in a pattern"
set 98Definition: 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"
set 99Definition: 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"