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seting, present participle; seted, past tense; set, past participle; set, past tense; setting, present participle; seted, past participle; sets, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Fixed or arranged in advance
    • - there is no set procedure
  2. (of a view or habit) Unlikely to change
    • - I've been on my own a long time and I'm rather set in my ways
  3. (of a person's expression) Held for an unnaturally long time without changing, typically as a reflection of determination

  4. (of a meal or menu in a restaurant) Offered at a fixed price with a limited choice of dishes

  5. Having a conventional or predetermined wording; formulaic
    • - witnesses often delivered their testimony according to a set speech
  6. Ready, prepared, or likely to do something
    • - “All set for tonight?” he asked
    • - water costs look set to increase
  7. Firmly opposed to
    • - an approach set against tradition and authority
  8. Determined to do (something)
    • - he's set on marrying that girl
  1. Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position
    • - Dana set the mug of tea down
    • - Catherine set a chair by the bed
  2. Be situated or fixed in a specified place or position
    • - the village was set among olive groves on a hill
  3. Represent (a story, play, movie, or scene) as happening at a specified time or in a specified place
    • - a spy novel set in Berlin
  4. Mount a precious stone in (something, typically a piece of jewelry)
    • - a bracelet set with emeralds
  5. Mount (a precious stone) in something

  6. Arrange (type) as required

  7. Arrange the type for (a piece of text)
    • - article headings will be set in Times fourteen point
  8. Prepare (a table) for a meal by placing cutlery, dishes, etc., on it in their proper places

  9. Provide (music) so that a written work can be produced in a musical form
    • - she set his poem to music
  10. (of a dancer) Acknowledge another dancer, typically one's partner, using the steps prescribed
    • - the gentleman sets to and turns with the lady on his left hand
  11. Cause (a hen) to sit on eggs

  12. Place (eggs) for a hen to sit on

  13. Put (a seed or plant) in the ground to grow

  14. Give the teeth of (a saw) alternating outward inclinations

  15. Put (a sail) up in position to catch the wind
    • - a safe distance from shore all sails were set
  16. Put or bring into a specified state
    • - plunging oil prices set in motion an economic collapse in Houston
    • - the hostages were set free
  17. Cause (someone or something) to start doing something
    • - the incident set me thinking
  18. Instruct (someone) to do something
    • - he'll set a man to watch you
  19. Give someone (a task)
    • - the problem we have been set
  20. Devise (a test) and give it to someone to do

  21. Establish as (an example) for others to follow, copy, or try to achieve
    • - the scheme sets a precedent for other companies
  22. Establish (a record)
    • - his time in the 25-meter freestyle set a national record
  23. Decide on
    • - they set a date for a full hearing at the end of February
  24. Fix (a price, value, or limit) on something
    • - the unions had set a limit on the size of the temporary workforce
  25. Adjust the hands of (a clock or watch), typically to show the right time

  26. Adjust (an alarm clock) to sound at the required time

  27. Adjust (a device or its controls) so that it performs a particular operation
    • - you have to be careful not to set the volume too high
  28. Cause (a binary device) to enter the state representing the numeral 1

  29. Harden into a solid or semisolid state
    • - cook for a further thirty-five minutes until the filling has set
  30. Arrange (the hair) while damp so that it dries in the required style
    • - she had set her hair on small rollers
  31. Put parts of (a broken or dislocated bone or limb) into the correct position for healing

  32. Deal with (a fracture or dislocation) in this way

  33. (of a bone) Be restored to its normal condition by knitting together again after being broken
    • - dogs' bones soon set
  34. (with reference to a person's face) Assume or cause to assume a fixed or rigid expression
    • - her features never set into a civil parade of attention
    • - Travis's face was set as he looked up
  35. (of the eyes) Become fixed in position or in the feeling they are expressing
    • - his bright eyes set in an expression of mocking amusement
  36. (of a hunting dog) Adopt a rigid attitude indicating the presence of game

  37. (of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) Appear to move toward and below the earth's horizon as the earth rotates
    • - the sun was setting and a warm, red glow filled the sky
  38. (of a tide or current) Take or have a specified direction or course
    • - a fair tide can be carried well past Lands End before the stream sets to the north
  39. Start (a fire)

  40. (of blossom or a tree) Develop into or produce (fruit)

  41. (of fruit) Develop from blossom

  42. (of a plant) Produce (seed)
    • - the herb has flowered and started to set seed
  43. Sit
    • - a perfect lady—just set in her seat and stared
  1. A group or collection of things that belong together, resemble one another, or are usually found together
    • - a set of false teeth
    • - a new cell with two sets of chromosomes
    • - a spare set of clothes
  2. A collection of implements, containers, or other objects customarily used together for a specific purpose
    • - an electric fondue set
  3. A group of people with common interests or occupations or of similar social status
    • - it was a fashionable haunt of the literary set
  4. (in tennis, darts, and other games) A group of games counting as a unit toward a match, only the player or side that wins a defined number or proportion of the games being awarded a point toward the final score
    • - he took the first set 6-3
  5. (in jazz or popular music) A sequence of songs or pieces performed together and constituting or forming part of a live show or recording
    • - a short four-song set
  6. A group of people making up the required number for a square dance or similar country dance

  7. A fixed number of repetitions of a particular bodybuilding exercise

  8. A collection of distinct entities regarded as a unit, being either individually specified or (more usually) satisfying specified conditions
    • - the set of all positive integers
  9. The way in which something is set, disposed, or positioned
    • - the shape and set of the eyes
  10. The posture or attitude of a part of the body, typically in relation to the impression this gives of a person's feelings or intentions
    • - the determined set of her upper torso
  11. The flow of a current or tide in a particular direction
    • - the rudder kept the dinghy straight against the set of the tide
  12. An arrangement of the hair when damp so that it dries in the required style
    • - a shampoo and set
  13. A setter's pointing in the presence of game

  14. The alternating outward inclinations of the teeth of a saw

  15. A warp or bend in wood, metal, or another material caused by continued strain or pressure

  16. A radio or television receiver
    • - a TV set
  17. A collection of scenery, stage furniture, and other articles used for a particular scene in a play or film

  18. The place or area in which filming is taking place or a play is performed
    • - the magazine has interviews on set with top directors
  19. A cutting, young plant, or bulb used in the propagation of new plants

  20. A young fruit that has just formed

  21. The last coat of plaster on a wall

  22. The amount of spacing in type controlling the distance between letters

  23. The width of a piece of type

  1. 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"
  2. put: 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"
  3. fit(p): (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"
  4. (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
  5. determine: fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"
  6. fixed: 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"
  7. Seth (Hebrew: שֵׁת, Standard Šet, Tiberian ; شيث Shith or Shiyth; "Placed; appointed"), in the Book of Genesis of the Hebrew Bible, is the third listed son of Adam and Eve and brother of Cain and Abel, who are the only other of their children mentioned by name. ...
  8. The terms seṭ and aniṭ refer to classes of roots in Sanskrit grammar. In the terminology of Panini, seṭ (from sa-iṭ, Aṣṭādhyāyī 1.2.18, 6.4.121) means "with an i-sound", and an-iṭ (Aṣṭādhyāyī 3.1.45, 6.1.188, 6.4.51, 7.2.61) means "without an i-sound".
  9. Loose Shoes and Tight Pussy is an album by the American pop-rock musician Alex Chilton, released in 1999. It was released in the USA in 2000 under the title Set. It was subsequently released on a double CD with one of Chilton's previous albums, Clichés.
  10. A set is an associative container data structure that is available as part of the C++ Standard Library (STL), and contains a sorted set of unique objects. ...
  11. In the mathematical field of category theory, the category of sets, denoted as Set, is the category whose objects are sets. The arrows or morphisms between sets A and B are all functions from A to B. Care must be taken in the definition of Set to avoid set-theoretic paradoxes.
  12. Environment variables are a set of dynamic named values that can affect the way running processes will behave on a computer. They can be said in some sense to create the operating environment in which a process runs. ...
  13. A matching collection of similar things; A collection of various objects for a particular purpose; An object made up several parts; A collection of zero or more objects, possibly infinite in size, and disregarding any order or repetition of the objects which may be contained within it; ( ...
  14. (Sets) A group of reps; as in one set of 12 reps.
  15. (SETS) Support Enforcement Tracking System. Every case is assigned a 10 digit case number in the State of Ohio SETS system that begins with a “7”.
  16. (SETS) Stock Exchange Electronic Trading Service
  17. (2. Sets) Similar to tennis, these refer to the cycles of repetitions for each exercise movement. For example, you performed 15 repetition of squats. That’s one set. Then you take a 30 second rest and you repeat another set of 15 repetition of squats.
  18. (SETS) Statewide Educational Technology Services, including CLRN (California Learning Resource Network), TICAL (Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership) and Professional Development and Resources for Technology Support Staff.
  19. (Sets) A certain number of reps, done one after the other.  For example: 12 reps and then put the weight down and rest, to allow your body to recover so you can do it again at maximum capacity.  One usually performs a number of these per exercise to fatigue the muscle and so trigger growth. ...
  20. (Sets) A group of repetitions. Usually you do 1–3 sets per exercise. (A man working on bicep curls might do 3 sets of 10 reps. This translates to 3 full rounds of 10 bicep curls each.)
  21. (Sets) Any collection, grouping, or packaging of cigarette papers made up by any person for delivery to the consumer as a unit.
  22. (Sets) Basically, it’s referring to the girl or girls you are about to talk to. For example: 1 girl means 1 set. Two girls means ‘two set’. Last night, I opened a two set means you talked to a group of two girls who were hanging out together.
  23. (Sets) Grouping of repetitions, for example “5 reps, 3 sets”. That means you will do the exercise 15 times total.
  24. (Sets) Postcards published in a group of 4, 6, 7, 8, or 12. These were sold in packets or individually. Examples are: days of the week or months of the year.
  25. (Sets) The number of times an exercise is performed in a workout.