Set Meaning

There are 45 meaning(s) for word Set

Set Meaning 1 : an unofficial association of people or groups

    Example : the smart set goes there

    Synonyms : band,  circle,  lot
Set Meaning 2 : get ready for a particular purpose or event

    Example : set up an experiment,set the table

    Synonyms : lay out,  set up
Set Meaning 3 : several exercises intended to be done in series

    Example : he did four sets of the incline bench press

    Synonyms : exercise set
Set Meaning 4 : representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production

    Example : the sets were meticulously authentic

    Synonyms : stage set
Set Meaning 5 : a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

    Example : the set of his mind was obvious

    Synonyms : bent
Set Meaning 6 : disappear beyond the horizon

    Example : the sun sets early these days

    Synonyms : go down,  go under
Set Meaning 7 : decide upon or fix definitely

    Synonyms : define,  determine,  fix,  limit,  specify
Set Meaning 8 : put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

    Synonyms : plant
Set Meaning 9 : establish as the highest level or best performance

    Example : set a record

    Synonyms : mark
Set Meaning 10 : urge to attack someone

    Synonyms : sic
Set Meaning 11 : set down according to a plan

    Example : a carefully laid table with places set for four people

    Synonyms : laid
Set Meaning 12 : (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed

    Example : we are set to go at any time

    Synonyms : fit,  primed
Set Meaning 13 : converted to solid form (as concrete)

    Synonyms : hardened
Set Meaning 14 : make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

    Synonyms : fix,  gear up,  prepare,  ready,  set up
Set Meaning 15 : determined or decided upon as by an authority

    Example : the time set for the launching

    Synonyms : determined,  dictated
Set Meaning 16 : equip with sails or masts

    Synonyms : rig,  set up
Set Meaning 17 : insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

    Synonyms : countersink
Set Meaning 18 : locate

    Example : The film is set in Africa

    Synonyms : localise,  localize,  place
Set Meaning 19 : fixed and unmoving

    Example : with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare,his bearded face already has a set hollow look

    Synonyms : fixed,  rigid
Set Meaning 20 : put into a certain place or abstract location

    Synonyms : lay,  place,  pose,  position,  put
Set Meaning 21 : adapt for performance in a different way

    Example : set this poem to music

    Synonyms : arrange
Set Meaning 22 : (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way

    Example : 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

    Synonyms : readiness
Set Meaning 23 : become gelatinous

    Synonyms : congeal,  jell
Set Meaning 24 : situated in a particular spot or position

    Example : a house set on a hilltop

    Synonyms : located,  placed,  situated
Set Meaning 25 : fix conclusively or authoritatively

    Example : set the rules

    Synonyms : determine
Set Meaning 26 : evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

    Synonyms : seth
Set Meaning 27 : arrange attractively

    Synonyms : arrange,  coif,  coiffe,  coiffure,  do,  dress
Set Meaning 28 : alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard

    Synonyms : adjust,  correct
Set Meaning 29 : estimate

    Synonyms : place,  put
Set Meaning 30 : the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

    Example : he tested the set of the glue

    Synonyms : curing,  hardening,  solidification,  solidifying
Set Meaning 31 : bear fruit

    Synonyms : fructify
Set Meaning 32 : set in type

    Example : My book will be typeset nicely,set these words in italics

    Synonyms : typeset
Set Meaning 33 : a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used

    Example : a set of books,a set of golf clubs,a set of teeth

Set Meaning 34 : any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals

    Example : the early sets ran on storage batteries

Set Meaning 35 : apply or start

    Example : set fire to a building

Set Meaning 36 : a unit of play in tennis or squash

    Example : they played two sets of tennis after dinner

Set Meaning 37 : being below the horizon

    Example : the moon is set

Set Meaning 38 : fix in a border

    Example : The goldsmith set the diamond

Set Meaning 39 : give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

Set Meaning 40 : (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols

    Example : the set of prime numbers is infinite

Set Meaning 41 : put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state

    Example : set the house afire

Set Meaning 42 : put into a position that will restore a normal state

    Example : set a broken bone

Set Meaning 43 : set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly

    Example : set clocks or instruments

Set Meaning 44 : the act of putting something in position

    Example : he gave a final set to his hat

Set Meaning 45 : the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon

    Example : before the set of sun

Set Antonyms

How to Pronounce Set

  • sɛt