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Sat

(in the UK except Scotland) a test taken by school students as part of the national curriculum.
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Set

Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position
Catherine set a chair by the bed
Delaney set the mug of tea down
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(in the US) a test of a student's verbal and mathematical skills, used for admission to American colleges.
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Put or bring into a specified state
The hostages were set free
The Home Secretary set in motion a review of the law
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Sat

Past tense and past participle of sit.
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Set

Adjust (a clock or watch), typically to show the right time
Set your watch immediately to local time at your destination
To revert to an old style would be to try to set back the clock and deny the progress which had been made
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Sat

Seated; sitting (down).
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Harden into a solid or semi-solid state
Cook for a further thirty-five minutes until the filling has set
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Sat

Abbreviation of satisfactory
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Set

(of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) appear to move towards and below the earth's horizon as the earth rotates
The sun was setting and a warm red glow filled the sky
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Sat

Abbreviation of satisfied
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Set

(of a tide or current) take or have a specified direction or course
A fair tide can be carried well past Land's End before the stream sets to the north
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Sat

Simple past tense and past participle of sit
I sat in the middle of the park.
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Set

Start (a fire)
The school had been broken into and the fire had been set
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Sat

Abbreviation of satellite
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Set

(of blossom or a tree) form into or produce (fruit)
Wait until first flowers have set fruit before planting out the peppers
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Abbreviation of satoshi
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Set

Sit
The rest of them people just set there goggle-eyed for a minute
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Sat

Level of saturation (especially of oxygen in the blood).
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Set

Group (pupils or students) in sets according to ability.
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Sat

The seventh and last day of the week; observed as the Sabbath by Jews and some Christians
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Set

A group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together
A spare set of clothes
A set of false teeth
A new cell with two sets of chromosomes
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The way in which something is set, disposed, or positioned
The shape and set of the eyes
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A radio or television receiver
A TV set
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A collection of scenery, stage furniture, and other articles used for a particular scene in a play or film.
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An arrangement of the hair when damp so that it dries in the required style
A shampoo and set
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A cutting, young plant, or bulb used in the propagation of new plants.
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The last coat of plaster on a wall.
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The amount of spacing in type controlling the distance between letters.
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Variant spelling of sett
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Another term for plant (sense 4 of the noun)
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Set

Fixed or arranged in advance
Try to feed the puppy at set times each day
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Ready, prepared, or likely to do something
Water costs look set to increase
The first family was set for a quiet night of rest
Both are all set to get married
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To put in a specified position or arrangement; place
Set a book on a table.
Set the photo next to the flowers.
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To put into a specified state
Set the prisoner at liberty.
Set the house ablaze.
Set the machine in motion.
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To cause to begin an action
The noise set the dog to barking.
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To cause or assign (someone) to undertake an action or perform a service
The sergeant set the recruit to sweeping the barracks.
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To incite to hostile feeling or action
A dispute that set the neighbors against each other.
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To position (oneself) so as to be ready to do something, such as start running a race.
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To position or secure so as to be fixed or immobile
Set the fence post in cement.
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To put in a mounting; mount
Set an emerald in a pendant.
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To apply jewels to; stud
The tiara was set with diamonds.
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To cause (a hook) to become fixed in a fish's mouth.
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To arrange for the consumption of a meal
Set the table.
Set a place at table.
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To adjust (an instrument or device) to a specific point or calibration
Set the alarm for 7:00.
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To prepare (a trap) for catching prey.
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To adjust (a saw) by deflecting the teeth.
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(Nautical)To spread open to the wind
Set the sails.
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To arrange scenery on (a theater stage).
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To restore to a proper and normal state when dislocated or broken
Set a broken arm.
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To apply equipment, such as curlers and clips, to (hair) in order to style.
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To concentrate or direct (one's mind or attention, for example) on a purpose or goal.
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To direct or focus (one's desires or hopes, for example) on a certain thing.
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(Sports)To pass (a volleyball), usually with the fingertips, in an arc close to the net so that a teammate can drive it over the net.
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To arrange (type) into words and sentences preparatory to printing; compose.
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To transpose (text, for example) into type.
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To compose (music) to fit a given text.
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To write (words) to fit a given melodic line.
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To declare or demonstrate (a precedent or standard, for instance).
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To provide or establish as a model
A parent must set a good example for the children.
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To establish as the highest level of performance
Set a swimming record.
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To arrange or establish (a computer password, for example) to allow future action.
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To prescribe as a time for
Set the meeting for Friday afternoon.
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To prescribe the unfolding of (a drama or narrative, for instance) in a specific place
A play that is set in Venice.
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To value or regard something at the rate of
She sets a great deal by good nutrition.
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To fix at a given amount
The judge set bail for the defendant at $50,000.
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To make as an estimate of worth
We set a high value on human life.
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To cause to sit
Set yourself over by the fire.
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To put (a hen) on eggs for the purpose of hatching them.
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To point to the location of (game) by holding a fixed body position. Used of a hunting dog.
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(Botany)To produce, as after pollination
Set seed.
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To disappear below the horizon
The sun set at seven that evening.
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To diminish or decline; wane
When the glory of the empire set.
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To sit on eggs. Used of fowl.
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To become fixed; harden
Allowed the aspic to set.
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To become permanent. Used of dye.
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To become whole; knit. Used of a broken bone.
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To point to the location of game by holding a fixed body position. Used of a hunting dog.
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(Botany)To mature or develop, as after pollination.
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(Nonstandard)To sit
"If Emmett drives, I could set up front" (Bobbie Ann Mason).
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To position oneself preparatory to an action, such as running a race.
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Fixed or established by agreement
A set time for the launching.
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Established by convention
Followed set procedures for filing a grievance.
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Established deliberately; intentional
Our set purpose is to win the conflict.
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Fixed and rigid
"His bearded face already has a set, hollow look" (Conor Cruise O'Brien).
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Unwilling or very reluctant to change
He is set in his ways.
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Intent and determined
"He is dead set against rushing abroad to build a plant" (Fortune).
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Ready; prepared
We are set to leave early tomorrow morning.
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The act or process of setting.
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The condition resulting from setting.
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The manner in which something is positioned
The set of her cap.
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A permanent firming or hardening of a substance, as by cooling.
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The deflection of the teeth of a saw.
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The carriage or bearing of a part of the body.
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A particular psychological state, usually that of anticipation or preparedness
"The mental set of an audience is crucial to his performance" (Psychology Today).
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A descent below the horizon.
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The direction or course of wind or water.
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A seedling, slip, or cutting that is ready for planting.
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The act of arranging hair by waving and curling it.
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(Sports)The act of setting a volleyball for a teammate.
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In Texas hold'em, a hand in which a player has two cards of the same rank and another card of that rank is among the community cards.
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A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
A chess set.
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A group of persons sharing a common interest
The high-school set.
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A group of books or periodicals published as a unit.
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A number of couples required for participation in a square dance.
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The movements constituting a square dance.
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The scenery constructed for a theatrical performance.
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The entire enclosure in which a movie is filmed; the sound stage.
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A session of music, typically dance music, played before an intermission.
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The music so played.
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The collective receiving apparatus assembled to operate a radio or television.
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(Mathematics) A collection of distinct elements having specific common properties
A set of positive integers.
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A group of games constituting one division or unit of a match, as in tennis.
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An offensive formation in football or basketball.
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Variant of Seth2.
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Set

(transitive) To put (something) down, to rest.
Pick up
Set the tray there.
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(transitive) To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
I have set my heart on running the marathon.
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(transitive) To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
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(transitive) To start (a fire).
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To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
To set a coach in the mud
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(transitive) To determine or settle.
To set the rent
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(transitive) To adjust.
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(transitive) To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
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(transitive) To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.
Please set the table for our guests.
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(transitive) To introduce or describe.
I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
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(transitive) To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to, geographically or temporally.
He says he will set his next film in France.
Her debut novel is set during the U.S. Civil War.
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(transitive) To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
This crossword was set by Araucaria.
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(transitive) To prepare (a stage or film set).
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(transitive) To fit (someone) up in a situation.
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(transitive) To arrange (type).
It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
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(transitive) To devise and assign (work) to.
The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
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To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
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(intransitive) To solidify.
The glue sets in five minutes.
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(transitive) To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
To set milk for cheese
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(intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
The moon sets at eight o'clock tonight.
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To defeat a contract.
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To begin to move; to go forth.
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To produce after pollination.
To set seed
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To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
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To sit be in a seated position.
He sets in that chair all day.
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To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
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Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
The dog sets the bird.
Your dog sets well.
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To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly.
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(ambitransitive) To fit music to words.
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(ambitransitive) To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
To set pear trees in an orchard
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To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
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To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.
The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.
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To acknowledge a dancing partner by facing him or her and moving first to one side and then to the other, while she or he does the opposite.
Set to partners! was the next instruction from the caller.
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To place or fix in a setting.
To set a precious stone in a border of metal
To set glass in a sash
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To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
To set (that is, to hone) a razor
To set a saw
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To extend and bring into position; to spread.
To set the sails of a ship
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To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
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To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
To set a broken bone
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(masonry) To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
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(obsolete) To wager in gambling; to risk.
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To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
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(obsolete) To value; to rate; used with at.
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To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
To set a good example
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(Scotland) To suit; to become.
It sets him ill.
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To divide a class group in a subject according to ability
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A punch for setting nails in wood.
Nail set
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A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
Television set
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: a hole made and lived in by a badger.
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: pattern of threads and yarns.
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: piece of quarried stone.
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(horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
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The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
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(engineering) A permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.
The set of a spring
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A bias of mind; an attitude or pattern of behaviour.
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(piledriving) A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.
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The width of the body of a type.
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A young oyster when first attached.
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Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
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A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 4, Noun)
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(colloquial) The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
The set of a coat
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The pattern of a tartan, etc.
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The camber of a curved roofing tile.
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The full number of eggs set under a hen.
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That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.
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A young plant fit for setting out; a slip; shoot.
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A rudimentary fruit.
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The setting of the sun or other luminary; (by extension) the close of the day.
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General movement; direction; drift; tendency.
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A matching collection of similar things. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun.)
A set of tables
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A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
A set of tools
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An object made up of several parts.
A set of steps
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(set theory) 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.
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Set theory.
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A group of people, usually meeting socially.
The country set
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The scenery for a film or play.
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The general locations and area where a movie’s, a film’s, or a video’s scenery is arranged to be filmed also including places for actors, assorted crew, director, producers which are typically not filmed.
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(dance) The initial or basic formation of dancers.
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(exercise) A group of repetitions of a single exercise performed one after the other without rest.
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(tennis) A complete series of games, forming part of a match.
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(volleyball) A complete series of points, forming part of a match.
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(volleyball) The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.
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(music) A musical performance by a band, disc jockey, etc., consisting of several musical pieces.
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(music) A drum kit, a drum set.
He plays the set on Saturdays.
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A class group in a subject where pupils are divided by ability.
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Three of a kind, especially if two cards are in one's hand and the third is on the board. Compare three of a kind, especially with two cards on the board and one in one's hand.
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Fixed in position.
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Rigid, solidified.
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Ready, prepared.
On your marks, get set, go!;
On your marks, set, go!
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Intent, determined (to do something).
Set on getting to his destination
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Prearranged.
A t=a meal that is instituted by a [[restaurateur for a limited occasion
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Fixed in one’s opinion.
I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.
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(of hair) Fixed in a certain style.
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To cause to sit; to make to assume a specified position or attitude; to give site or place to; to place; to put; to fix; as, to set a house on a stone foundation; to set a book on a shelf; to set a dish on a table; to set a chest or trunk on its bottom or on end.
I do set my bow in the cloud.
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Hence, to attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
Set your affection on things above.
The Lord set a mark upon Cain.
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To make to assume specified place, condition, or occupation; to put in a certain condition or state (described by the accompanying words); to cause to be.
The Lord thy God will set thee on high.
I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother.
Every incident sets him thinking.
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To fix firmly; to make fast, permanent, or stable; to render motionless; to give an unchanging place, form, or condition to.
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To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot; hence, to occasion difficulty to; to embarrass; as, to set a coach in the mud.
They show how hard they are set in this particular.
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To put into a desired position or condition; to adjust; to regulate; to adapt.
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To fix beforehand; to determine; hence, to make unyielding or obstinate; to render stiff, unpliant, or rigid; as, to set one's countenance.
His eyes were set by reason of his age.
On these three objects his heart was set.
Make my heart as a millstone, set my face as a flint.
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To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare; as, to set (that is, to hone) a razor; to set a saw.
Tables for to sette, and beddes make.
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To stake at play; to wager; to risk.
I have set my life upon a cast,And I will stand the hazard of the die.
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To fix in the ground, as a post or a tree; to plant; as, to set pear trees in an orchard.
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To extend and bring into position; to spread; as, to set the sails of a ship.
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To fit with music; to adapt, as words to notes; to prepare for singing.
Set thy own songs, and sing them to thy lute.
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To fix, as a precious stone, in a border of metal; to place in a setting; hence, to place in or amid something which serves as a setting; as, to set glass in a sash.
And him too rich a jewel to be setIn vulgar metal for a vulgar use.
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To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote; as, to set a psalm.
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To determine; to appoint; to assign; to fix; as, to set a time for a meeting; to set a price on a horse.
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To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle; as, to set milk for cheese.
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To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state; to replace; as, to set a broken bone.
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To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
High on their heads, with jewels richly set,Each lady wore a radiant coronet.
Pastoral dales thin set with modern farms.
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To make to agree with some standard; as, to set a watch or a clock.
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To value; to rate; - with at.
Be you contented, wearing now the garland,To have a son set your decrees at naught.
I do not set my life at a pin's fee.
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To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
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To point out the seat or position of, as birds, or other game; - said of hunting dogs.
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To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign; as, to set an example; to set lessons to be learned.
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To suit; to become; as, it sets him ill.
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To compose; to arrange in words, lines, etc.; as, to set type; to set a page.
Setting aside all other considerations, I will endeavor to know the truth, and yield to that.
Some rules were to be set down for the government of the army.
This law we may name eternal, being that order which God . . . hath set down with himself, for himself to do all things by.
The Venetian admiral had a fleet of sixty galleys, set forth by the Venetians.
If you please to assist and set me in, I will recollect myself.
They . . . set off the worst faces with the best airs.
An ugly woman, in rich habit set out with jewels, nothing can become.
The Venetians pretend they could set out, in case of great necessity, thirty men-of-war.
I could set out that best side of Luther.
I'll set up such a note as she shall hear.
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To pass below the horizon; to go down; to decline; to sink out of sight; to come to an end.
Ere the weary sun set in the west.
Thus this century sets with little mirth, and the next is likely to arise with more mourning.
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To fit music to words.
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To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
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To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form; as, cuttings set well; the fruit has set well (i. e., not blasted in the blossom).
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To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
A gathering and serring of the spirits together to resist, maketh the teeth to set hard one against another.
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To congeal; to concrete; to solidify; - of cements, glues, gels, concrete, substances polymerizing into plastics, etc.
That fluid substance in a few minutes begins to set.
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To have a certain direction in motion; to flow; to move on; to tend; as, the current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.
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To begin to move; to go out or forth; to start; - now followed by out.
The king is set from London.
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To indicate the position of game; - said of a dog; as, the dog sets well; also, to hunt game by the aid of a setter.
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To apply one's self; to undertake earnestly; - now followed by out.
If he sets industriously and sincerely to perform the commands of Christ, he can have no ground of doubting but it shall prove successful to him.
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To fit or suit one; to sit; as, the coat sets well.
He that would seriously set upon the search of truth.
Cassio hath here been set on in the dark.
Those men who set up for mortality without regard to religion, are generally but virtuous in part.
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Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance.
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Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices.
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Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set battle.
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Established; prescribed; as, set forms of prayer.
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Adjusted; arranged; formed; adapted.
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The act of setting, as of the sun or other heavenly body; descent; hence, the close; termination.
The weary sun hath made a golden set.
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Set

That which is set, placed, or fixed.
We will in France, by God's grace, play a setShall strike his father's crown into the hazard.
That was but civil war, an equal set.
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Set

Permanent change of figure in consequence of excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.; as, the set of a spring.
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Set

A number of things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of articles which naturally complement each other, and usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical instruments, of books, etc.
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Set

A kind of punch used for bending, indenting, or giving shape to, metal; as, a saw set.
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Set

A number of persons associated by custom, office, common opinion, quality, or the like; a division; a group; a clique.
This falls into different divisions, or sets, of nations connected under particular religions.
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Set

A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot be reached by the weight, or hammer, except by means of such an intervening piece.
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Set

Direction or course; as, the set of the wind, or of a current.
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Set

A short steel spike used for driving the head of a nail below the surface. Called also nail set.
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Set

In dancing, the number of persons necessary to execute a quadrille; also, the series of figures or movements executed.
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Set

The deflection of a tooth, or of the teeth, of a saw, which causes the the saw to cut a kerf, or make an opening, wider than the blade.
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Set

A young oyster when first attached.
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A series of as many games as may be necessary to enable one side to win six. If at the end of the tenth game the score is a tie, the set is usually called a deuce set, and decided by an application of the rules for playing off deuce in a game. See Deuce.
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Set

That dimension of the body of a type called by printers the width.
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Set

Any of various standards of measurement of the fineness of cloth; specif., the number of reeds in one inch and the number of threads in each reed. The exact meaning varies according to the location where it is used. Sometimes written sett.
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Set

A stone, commonly of granite, shaped like a short brick and usually somewhat larger than one, used for street paving. Commonly written sett.
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Set

Camber of a curved roofing tile.
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Set

The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit; as, the set of a coat.
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Set

Any collection or group of objects considered together.
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Set

An evil beast-headed god with high square ears and a long snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called also Seth
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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
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Set

(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols;
The set of prime numbers is infinite
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Set

Several exercises intended to be done in series;
He did four sets of the incline bench press
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Set

Representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production;
The sets were meticulously authentic
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Set

An unofficial association of people or groups;
The smart set goes there
They were an angry lot
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Set

A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way;
The set of his mind was obvious
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Set

The act of putting something in position;
He gave a final set to his hat
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A unit of play in tennis or squash;
They played two sets of tennis after dinner
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Set

The process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization;
The hardening of concrete
He tested the set of the glue
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Set

Evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
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Set

The descent of a heavenly body below the horizon;
Before the set of sun
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Set

(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
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Set

Any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals;
The early sets ran on storage batteries
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Set

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
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Set

Fix conclusively or authoritatively;
Set the rules
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Set

Decide upon or fix definitely;
Fix the variables
Specify the parameters
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Set

Establish as the highest level or best performance;
Set a record
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Set

Put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state;
Set the house afire
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Set

Fix in a border;
The goldsmith set the diamond
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Set

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
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Set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly;
Set clocks or instruments
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Locate;
The film is set in Africa
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Set

Disappear beyond the horizon;
The sun sets early these days
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Set

Adapt for performance in a different way;
Set this poem to music
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Set

Put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground;
Let's plant flowers in the garden
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Set

Apply or start;
Set fire to a building
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Set

Become gelatinous;
The liquid jelled after we added the enzyme
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Put into a position that will restore a normal state;
Set a broken bone
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Set

Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
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Give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
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Urge a dog to attack someone
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Estimate;
We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
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Set

Equip with sails, masts, etc.;
Rig a ship
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Set

Get ready for a particular purpose or event;
Set up an experiment
Set the table
Lay out the tools for the surgery
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Set

Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard;
Adjust the clock, please
Correct the alignment of the front wheels
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Set

Bear fruit;
The apple trees fructify
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Set

Arrange attractively;
Dress my hair for the wedding
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(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
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Set

Fixed and unmoving;
With eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
His bearded face already has a set hollow look
A face rigid with pain
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Set

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
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Set down according to a plan:
A carefully laid table with places set for four people
Stones laid in a pattern
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Being below the horizon;
The moon is set
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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
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Set

Converted to solid form (as concrete)
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