English dictionary definition of:

set


Noun

  • several exercises intended to be done in series
  • the act of putting something in position
  • any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
  • representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
  • (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
  • a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
  • the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
  • a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  • (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
  • an unofficial association of people or groups
  • evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
  • the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
  • a unit of play in tennis or squash

Verb

  • arrange attractively
  • bear fruit
  • alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
  • set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
  • put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
  • make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
  • get ready for a particular purpose or event
  • equip with sails or masts
  • become gelatinous
  • estimate
  • fix conclusively or authoritatively
  • decide upon or fix definitely
  • establish as the highest level or best performance
  • urge to attack someone
  • give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
  • put into a certain place or abstract location
  • insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
  • put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
  • fix in a border
  • put into a position that will restore a normal state
  • apply or start
  • adapt for performance in a different way
  • locate
  • set in type
  • disappear beyond the horizon

Adjective

  • converted to solid form (as concrete)
  • fixed and unmoving
  • set down according to a plan:
  • (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
  • situated in a particular spot or position
  • determined or decided upon as by an authority
  • being below the horizon

Thesaurus

adjust arrange band bent circle coif coiffe coiffure congeal correct countersink curing define determine determined dictated do dress fit fix fixed fructify hardened hardening jell laid lay limit localise British English spelling localize American English spelling located lot mark place placed plant pose position prepare primed put readiness ready rig rigid seth sic situated solidification solidifying specify typeset

Spellzone course content

View spelling list Starter Course: Unit 2: Section 3 and learn about the word set in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit Starter course: Words with e or o.

Scrabble score for set


Scrabble score = 3

generated at 11:07:46 on 14-11-19

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