SET

set

1. [Noun]: 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. [Noun]: an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"

3. [Noun]: the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"

4. [Noun]: several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press"

5. [Noun]: any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"

6. [Noun]: (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"

7. [Noun]: the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"

8. [Noun]: (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"

9. [Noun]: evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris

10. [Noun]: a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"

11. [Noun]: the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"

12. [Noun]: representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic"

13. [Noun]: a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious"

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

15. 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"

16. 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"

17. 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"

18. converted to solid form (as concrete)

19. [Verb]: estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."

20. [Verb]: decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"

21. [Verb]: urge a dog to attack someone

22. [Verb]: 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"

23. [Verb]: arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"

24. [Verb]: put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground; "Let''s plant flowers in the garden"

25. [Verb]: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

26. [Verb]: put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone"

27. [Verb]: put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"

28. [Verb]: adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music"

29. [Verb]: get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"

30. [Verb]: disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days"

31. [Verb]: become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"

32. [Verb]: fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules"

33. [Verb]: establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"

34. [Verb]: give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

35. [Verb]: insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

36. [Verb]: bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify"

37. [Verb]: fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"

38. [Verb]: set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"

39. [Verb]: apply or start; "set fire to a building"

40. [Verb]: 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"

41. [Verb]: locate; "The film is set in Africa"

42. [Verb]: equip with sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship"

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