Synonym: adjust, arrange, fix, place, position, regulate. Antonym: rise. Similar words: set up, set out, asset, set off, upset, set down, settle, closet. Meaning: [set] n. 1. a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used 2. (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols 3. several exercises intended to be done in series 4. representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production 5. an unofficial association of people or groups 6. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way 7. the act of putting something in position 8. a unit of play in tennis or squash 9. the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization 10. evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris 11. the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon 12. (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way 13. any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals. v. 1. put into a certain place or abstract location 2. fix conclusively or authoritatively 3. decide upon or fix definitely 4. establish as the highest level or best performance 5. put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state 6. fix in a border 7. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc 8. set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly 9. locate 10. disappear beyond the horizon 11. adapt for performance in a different way 12. put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground 13. apply or start 14. become gelatinous 15. set in type 16. put into a position that will restore a normal state 17. insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) 18. give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor 19. urge a dog to attack someone 20. estimate 21. equip with sails or masts 22. get ready for a particular purpose or event 23. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard 24. bear fruit 25. arrange attractively. adj. 1. (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed 2. fixed and unmoving 3. situated in a particular spot or position 4. set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people" 5. being below the horizon 6. determined or decided upon as by an authority 7. converted to solid form (as concrete).
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10. The judgment set a new precedent.
11. The rainy season has set in.
12. Set my case over the shelves.
13. I've set my alarm clock for six tomorrow.
14. He set a vase of flowers on the table.
15. Cars and buses were set ablaze during the riot.
16. I forgot to set the burglar alarm.
17. A candle had set the curtains on fire.
18. The posts have to be set in concrete.
19. We set sail at high tide.
20. The sun was already up when they set off.
21. The tiara was set with diamonds and rubies.
22. The movie is set in the future.
23. People set off fireworks and tooted their car horns.
24. He proposed to set off immediately.
25. He set the dry leaves alight.
26. If you love someone,then set him free.
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27. The bomb had been set with a four-hour fuse.
28. Three million dollars was set aside.
29. Strauss set several of Mackay's lyrics to music.
More similar words: set up, set out, asset, set off, upset, set down, settle, closet, set about, setting, set free, set forth, set back, settle for, set aside, set apart, settle down, set fire to, give rise to, settlement, unsettling.