Hyphenation of set

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Definitions of 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
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
The set of prime numbers is infinite
Several exercises intended to be done in series
He did four sets of the incline bench press
Representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
The sets were meticulously authentic
An unofficial association of people or groups
The smart set goes there They were an angry lot
A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
The set of his mind was obvious
The act of putting something in position
He gave a final set to his hat
A unit of play in tennis or squash
They played two sets of tennis after dinner
The process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
The hardening of concrete He tested the set of the glue
Evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout
Brother and murderer of Osiris
The descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
Before the set of sun
(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
Any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
The early sets ran on storage batteries
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
Fix conclusively or authoritatively
Set the rules
Decide upon or fix definitely
Fix the variables Specify the parameters
Establish as the highest level or best performance
Set a record
Put into a certain state
Cause to be in a certain state Set the house afire
Fix in a border
The goldsmith set the diamond
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 to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
Set clocks or instruments
The film is set in Africa
Disappear beyond the horizon
The sun sets early these days
Adapt for performance in a different way
Set this poem to music
Put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
Let's plant flowers in the garden
Apply or start
Set fire to a building
Become gelatinous
The liquid jelled after we added the enzyme
Set in type
My book will be typeset nicely Set these words in italics
Put into a position that will restore a normal state
Set a broken bone
Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
Urge to attack someone
The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders The shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits
We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
Equip with sails or masts
Rig a ship
Get ready for a particular purpose or event
Set up an experiment Set the table Lay out the tools for the surgery
Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
Adjust the clock
Correct the alignment of the front wheels
Bear fruit
The apple trees fructify
Arrange attractively
Dress my hair for the wedding
(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 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
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 down according to a plan:a carefully laid table with places set for four people
Stones laid in a pattern
Being below the horizon
The moon is 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
Converted to solid form (as concrete)

Synonyms of set:

adj fit, primed, ready
adj fixed, rigid, nonmoving, unmoving
adj located, placed, situated, settled
adj laid, arranged, ordered
adj down
adj determined, dictated, settled
adj hardened, hard
noun collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage
noun abstraction
nounexercise set, exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout
nounstage set, representation
noun circle, band, lot, social group
noun bent, inclination, disposition, tendency
noun placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement
nounplaying period, period of play, play
noun hardening, solidifying, solidification, curing, natural process, natural action, action, activity
noun Set, Seth, Egyptian deity
noun descent
noun readiness, cognitive state, state of mind
nounelectronic equipment
verb put, place, pose, position, lay, move, displace, set down, set back, set up, set up, set down, set up, set up, set up, set out
verb determine
verb specify, determine, fix, limit, choose, take, select, pick out
verb mark, lay down, establish, make
verb change, alter, modify, set off, set up, set off, set apart, set aside, set off
verb arrange, set up
verb fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, change, alter, modify
verb adjust, correct, set ahead
verb localize, localise, place, stage, present, represent
verbgo down, go under, descend, fall, go down, come down
verb arrange, compose, write
verb plant, put, place, pose, position, lay
verb originate, initiate, start
verb jell, congeal, solidify
verb put, place, pose, position, lay
verb countersink, bury, sink
verb hone
verb sic, assail, assault, set on, attack
verb place, put, estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge
verb rig, set up, equip, fit, fit out, outfit
verbset up, lay out, fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up
verb adjust, correct, change, alter, modify
verb fructify, reproduce, procreate, multiply
verb dress, arrange, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure, groom, neaten

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