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Set 1

Definition: of Set

Set 2

Definition: 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 3

Definition: Hence, to attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.

Set 4

Definition: 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 5

Definition: To fix firmly; to make fast, permanent, or stable; to render motionless; to give an unchanging place, form, or condition to.

Set 6

Definition: 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 7

Definition: To fix in the ground, as a post or a tree; to plant; as, to set pear trees in an orchard.

Set 8

Definition: 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 9

Definition: To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle; as, to set milk for cheese.

Set 10

Definition: To put into a desired position or condition; to adjust; to regulate; to adapt.

Set 11

Definition: To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare; as, to set (that is, to hone) a razor; to set a saw.

Set 12

Definition: To extend and bring into position; to spread; as, to set the sails of a ship.

Set 13

Definition: To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote; as, to set a psalm.

Set 14

Definition: To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state; to replace; as, to set a broken bone.

Set 15

Definition: To make to agree with some standard; as, to set a watch or a clock.

Set 16

Definition: To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.

Set 17

Definition: To stake at play; to wager; to risk.

Set 18

Definition: To fit with music; to adapt, as words to notes; to prepare for singing.

Set 19

Definition: To determine; to appoint; to assign; to fix; as, to set a time for a meeting; to set a price on a horse.

Set 20

Definition: To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.

Set 21

Definition: To value; to rate; with at.

Set 22

Definition: To point out the seat or position of, as birds, or other game; said of hunting dogs.

Set 23

Definition: To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign; as, to set an example; to set lessons to be learned.

Set 24

Definition: To suit; to become; as, it sets him ill.

Set 25

Definition: To compose; to arrange in words, lines, etc.; as, to set type; to set a page.

Set 26

Definition: To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end.

Set 27

Definition: To fit music to words.

Set 28

Definition: To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.

Set 29

Definition: 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 30

Definition: To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.

Set 31

Definition: To congeal; to concrete; to solidify.

Set 32

Definition: 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 33

Definition: To begin to move; to go out or forth; to start; now followed by out.

Set 34

Definition: 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 35

Definition: To fit or suit one; to sit; as, the coat sets well.

Set 36

Definition: Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance.

Set 37

Definition: Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices.

Set 38

Definition: Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set battle.

Set 39

Definition: Established; prescribed; as, set forms of prayer.

Set 40

Definition: Adjusted; arranged; formed; adapted.

Set 41

Definition: The act of setting, as of the sun or other heavenly body; descent; hence, the close; termination.

Set 42

Definition: That which is set, placed, or fixed.

Set 43

Definition: A young plant for growth; as, a set of white thorn.

Set 44

Definition: That which is staked; a wager; a venture; a stake; hence, a game at venture.

Set 45

Definition: Permanent change of figure in consequence of excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.; as, the set of a spring.

Set 46

Definition: A kind of punch used for bending, indenting, or giving shape to, metal; as, a saw set.

Set 47

Definition: 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 48

Definition: A short steel spike used for driving the head of a nail below the surface.

Set 49

Definition: 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 instruments, of books, etc.

Set 50

Definition: A number of persons associated by custom, office, common opinion, quality, or the like; a division; a group; a clique.

Set 51

Definition: Direction or course; as, the set of the wind, or of a current.

Set 52

Definition: In dancing, the number of persons necessary to execute a quadrille; also, the series of figures or movements executed.

Set 53

Definition: 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 54

Definition: A young oyster when first attached.

Set 55

Definition: Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.

Set 56

Definition: 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 57

Definition: That dimension of the body of a type called by printers the width.

set 58

Definition: several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press"

set 59

Definition: the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"

set 60

Definition: any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"

set 61

Definition: representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic"

set 62

Definition: (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 63

Definition: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"

set 64

Definition: the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"

set 65

Definition: 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 66

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

set 67

Definition: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

Set 68

Definition: evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

set 69

Definition: 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 70

Definition: a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"

set 71

Definition: arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"

set 72

Definition: bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify"

set 73

Definition: 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 74

Definition: set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"

set 75

Definition: put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"

set 76

Definition: 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 77

Definition: get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"

set 78

Definition: equip with sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship"

set 79

Definition: become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"

set 80

Definition: estimate; "We put the time of arrival at P.M."

set 81

Definition: fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"

set 82

Definition: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

set 83

Definition: establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"

set 84

Definition: urge a dog to attack someone

set 85

Definition: give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

set 86

Definition: 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 87

Definition: insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

set 88

Definition: put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground; "Let''s plant flowers in the garden"

set 89

Definition: fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"

set 90

Definition: put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone"

set 91

Definition: apply or start; "set fire to a building"

set 92

Definition: adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"

set 93

Definition: locate; "The film is set in Africa"

set 94

Definition: disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days"

set 95

Definition: converted to solid form (as concrete)

set 96

Definition: 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"

set 97

Definition: set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"

set 98

Definition: 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 99

Definition: 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"

 

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