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set

set as in (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"

Synonyms

  • fit(p)
  • primed(p)
  • set(p)
set as in 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"

Synonyms

  • fixed(of a number) having a fixed and unchanging value ; fixed and unmoving; securely placed or fastened or set; incapable of being changed or moved or undone
  • rigidincapable of or resistant to bending; incapable of compromise or flexibility ; incapable of adapting or changing to meet circumstances; designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure ; fixed and unmoving
set as in 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"

Synonyms

  • locatedsituated in a particular spot or position
  • placedsituated in a particular spot or position; put in position in relation to other things
  • situatedsituated in a particular spot or position
set as in set down according to a plan
  • "a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
  • "stones laid in a pattern"

Synonyms

  • laidset down according to a plan
set as in being below the horizon
  • "the moon is set"

Synonyms

  • set(p)
set as in 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"

Synonyms

  • determinedcharacterized by great determination; having been learned or found or determined especially by investigation ; devoting full strength and concentrated attention to; determined or decided upon as by an authority; strongly motivated to succeed
  • dictateddetermined or decided upon as by an authority
set as in converted to solid form (as concrete)

    Synonyms

    • hardenedused of persons; made hard or flexible or resilient especially by heat treatment; protected against attack (especially by nuclear weapons); made tough by habitual exposure; converted to solid form (as concrete)
    set as in 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"
    set as in (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
    • "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
    set as in several exercises intended to be done in series
    • "he did four sets of the incline bench press"

    Synonyms

    • exercise setseveral exercises intended to be done in series
    set as in representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
    • "the sets were meticulously authentic"

    Synonyms

    • stage setrepresentation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
    set as in an unofficial association of people or groups
    • "the smart set goes there"
    • "they were an angry lot"

    Synonyms

    • circletravel around something; move in a circular path above (someone or something); form or draw a circle around; ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length; an unofficial association of people or groups; something approximating the shape of a circle; movement once around a course; a road junction at which traffic streams circularly around a central island; street names for flunitrazepan ; a curved section or tier of seats in a hall or theater or opera house; any circular or rotating mechanism
    • bandbind or tie together, as with a band ; attach a ring to the foot of, in order to identify; an unofficial association of people or groups; instrumentalists not including string players ; a stripe or stripes of contrasting color; an adornment consisting of a strip of a contrasting color or material ; a group of musicians playing popular music for dancing ; a range of frequencies between two limits ; a thin flat strip of flexible material that is worn around the body or one of the limbs (especially to decorate the body) ; a cord-like tissue connecting two larger parts of an anatomical structure ; jewelry consisting of a circlet of precious metal (often set with jewels) worn on the finger; a driving belt in machinery ; a thin flat strip or loop of flexible material that goes around or over something else, typically to hold it together or as a decoration ; a strip of material attached to the leg of a bird to identify it (as in studies of bird migration) ; a restraint put around something to hold it together
    • lotdivide into lots, as of land, for example ; administer or bestow, as in small portions; (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent; a parcel of land having fixed boundaries; an unofficial association of people or groups; your overall circumstances or condition in life (including everything that happens to you); anything (straws or pebbles etc.) taken or chosen at random; any collection in its entirety; (Old Testament) nephew of Abraham
    set as in a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
    • "the set of his mind was obvious"

    Synonyms

    • bentfixed in your purpose; used of the back and knees; of metal e.g.; a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens ; an area of grassland unbounded by fences or hedges ; a special way of doing something
    set as in the act of putting something in position
    • "he gave a final set to his hat"
    set as in a unit of play in tennis or squash
    • "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
    set as in the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    • "the hardening of concrete"
    • "he tested the set of the glue"

    Synonyms

    • hardeningabnormal hardening or thickening of tissue ; the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; the act of making something harder (firmer or tighter or more compact)
    • solidifyingthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    • solidificationthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    • curingthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
    set as in evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout
    • "brother and murderer of Osiris"

    Synonyms

    • Set(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; fixed and unmoving; situated in a particular spot or position; set down according to a plan; being below the horizon; determined or decided upon as by an authority; converted to solid form (as concrete) ; a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; several exercises intended to be done in series; representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; an unofficial association of people or groups; a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; the act of putting something in position; a unit of play in tennis or squash; the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; put into a certain place or abstract location; fix conclusively or authoritatively; decide upon or fix definitely; establish as the highest level or best performance; put into a certain state; fix in a border; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; locate; disappear beyond the horizon; adapt for performance in a different way; put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; apply or start; become gelatinous; set in type; put into a position that will restore a normal state; insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) ; give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor ; urge to attack someone; estimate; equip with sails or masts; get ready for a particular purpose or event; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; bear fruit; arrange attractively
    • Seth(Old Testament) third son of Adam and Eve; evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout
    set as in the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
    • "before the set of sun"
    set as in (psychology) being temporarily ready 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"

    Synonyms

    • readinessthe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); prompt willingness; (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; a natural effortlessness
    set as in any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
    • "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
    set as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • putthe option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date ; put into a certain place or abstract location; cause to be in a certain state; formulate in a particular style or language; attribute or give; make an investment; estimate; cause (someone) to undergo something; adapt; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
    • placea point located with respect to surface features of some region; any area set aside for a particular purpose; an abstract mental location; a general vicinity; the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; a particular situation; where you live at a particular time; a job in an organization; the particular portion of space occupied by something; proper or designated social situation; a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); the passage that is being read; proper or appropriate position or location; a public square with room for pedestrians; an item on a list or in a sequence; a blank area; put into a certain place or abstract location; place somebody in a particular situation or location; assign a rank or rating to; assign a location to; to arrange for; take a place in a competition; intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; recognize as being; assign to (a job or a home) ; locate; estimate; identify the location or place of; make an investment; assign to a station ; finish second or better in a horse or dog race; sing a note with the correct pitch
    • poseaffected manners intended to impress others; a posture assumed by models for photographic or artistic purposes ; a deliberate pretense or exaggerated display ; introduce; assume a posture as for artistic purposes; pretend to be someone you are not; behave affectedly or unnaturally in order to impress others; put into a certain place or abstract location; be a mystery or bewildering to
    • positioncause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation ; put into a certain place or abstract location; the particular portion of space occupied by something; a point occupied by troops for tactical reasons ; a way of regarding situations or topics etc.; the arrangement of the body and its limbs; the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; a job in an organization; the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; the appropriate or customary location; (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; the act of putting something in a certain place ; a condition or position in which you find yourself; a rationalized mental attitude ; an opinion that is held in opposition to another in an argument or dispute; an item on a list or in a sequence; the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; the act of positing
    • laycharacteristic of those who are not members of the clergy; not of or from a profession; a narrative song with a recurrent refrain ; a narrative poem of popular origin ; put into a certain place or abstract location; put in a horizontal position; prepare or position for action or operation; lay eggs; impose as a duty, burden, or punishment
    set as in fix conclusively or authoritatively
    • "set the rules"

    Synonyms

    • determineestablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; shape or influence; fix conclusively or authoritatively; decide upon or fix definitely; reach, make, or come to a decision about something; fix in scope; settle conclusively; find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    set as in decide upon or fix definitely
    • "fix the variables"
    • "specify the parameters"

    Synonyms

    • specifyspecify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; decide upon or fix definitely; determine the essential quality of ; be specific about; define clearly; design or destine; select something or someone for a specific purpose
    • determineestablish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study; shape or influence; fix conclusively or authoritatively; decide upon or fix definitely; reach, make, or come to a decision about something; fix in scope; settle conclusively; find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort
    • definedetermine the essential quality of ; give a definition for the meaning of a word; determine the nature of; show the form or outline of; decide upon or fix definitely
    • fixinformal terms for a difficult situation; something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; the act of putting something in working order again ; an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; a determination of the place where something is; restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; cause to be firmly attached; decide upon or fix definitely; prepare for eating by applying heat; take vengeance on or get even; set or place definitely; kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study ; make fixed, stable or stationary; make infertile; influence an event or its outcome by illegal means; put (something somewhere) firmly; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    • limitthe greatest possible degree of something; final or latest limiting point ; as far as something can go ; the boundary of a specific area ; the mathematical value toward which a function goes as the independent variable approaches infinity ; the greatest amount of something that is possible or allowed; place limits on (extent or amount or access); restrict or confine within limits; decide upon or fix definitely
    set as in establish as the highest level or best performance
    • "set a record"

    Synonyms

    • markattach a tag or label to; designate as if by a mark; be a distinctive feature, attribute, or trait; celebrate by some ceremony or observation; make or leave a mark on; to accuse or condemn or openly or formally or brand as disgraceful; notice or perceive; mark with a scar; make small marks into the surface of; establish as the highest level or best performance; make underscoring marks ; remove from a list; put a check mark on or near or next to; assign a grade or rank to, according to one's evaluation; insert punctuation marks into ; a number or letter indicating quality (especially of a student's performance); a distinguishing symbol; a reference point to shoot at; a visible indication made on a surface; the impression created by doing something unusual or extraordinary that people notice and remember; a symbol of disgrace or infamy; formerly the basic unit of money in Germany ; Apostle and companion of Saint Peter; a person who is gullible and easy to take advantage of ; a written or printed symbol (as for punctuation); a perceptible indication of something not immediately apparent (as a visible clue that something has happened); the shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament ; an indication of damage ; a marking that consists of lines that cross each other ; something that exactly succeeds in achieving its goal
    set as in put into a certain state
    • "cause to be in a certain state"
    • "set the house afire"
    set as in fix in a border
    • "The goldsmith set the diamond"
    set as in 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"

    Synonyms

    • fixinformal terms for a difficult situation; something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug; the act of putting something in working order again ; an exemption granted after influence (e.g., money) is brought to bear; a determination of the place where something is; restore by replacing a part or putting together what is torn or broken; cause to be firmly attached; decide upon or fix definitely; prepare for eating by applying heat; take vengeance on or get even; set or place definitely; kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study ; make fixed, stable or stationary; make infertile; influence an event or its outcome by illegal means; put (something somewhere) firmly; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    • preparemake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; prepare for eating by applying heat; to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; arrange by systematic planning and united effort; educate for a future role or function; create by training and teaching; lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord; undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
    • set upset up or found; create by putting components or members together; construct, build, or erect; get ready for a particular purpose or event; put into a proper or systematic order; begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; take or catch as if in a snare or trap; produce; set up for use; place; arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; erect and fasten; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; equip with sails or masts; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    • readypoised for action; completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; (of especially money) immediately available; mentally disposed; made suitable and available for immediate use; apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; prepare for eating by applying heat; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    • gear upmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    set as in set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
    • "set clocks or instruments"
    set as in locate
    • "The film is set in Africa"

    Synonyms

    • localizeidentify the location or place of; concentrate on a particular place or spot; restrict something to a particular area ; locate
    • localiseidentify the location or place of; concentrate on a particular place or spot; restrict something to a particular area ; locate
    • placea point located with respect to surface features of some region; any area set aside for a particular purpose; an abstract mental location; a general vicinity; the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; a particular situation; where you live at a particular time; a job in an organization; the particular portion of space occupied by something; proper or designated social situation; a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); the passage that is being read; proper or appropriate position or location; a public square with room for pedestrians; an item on a list or in a sequence; a blank area; put into a certain place or abstract location; place somebody in a particular situation or location; assign a rank or rating to; assign a location to; to arrange for; take a place in a competition; intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; recognize as being; assign to (a job or a home) ; locate; estimate; identify the location or place of; make an investment; assign to a station ; finish second or better in a horse or dog race; sing a note with the correct pitch
    set as in disappear beyond the horizon
    • "the sun sets early these days"

    Synonyms

    • go downmove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; go under; grow smaller; be recorded or remembered; be ingested; be defeated; disappear beyond the horizon; stop operating
    • go undergo under; disappear beyond the horizon; be called
    set as in adapt for performance in a different way
    • "set this poem to music"

    Synonyms

    • arrangeput into a proper or systematic order; make arrangements for; plan, organize, and carry out (an event); set (printed matter) into a specific format; arrange attractively; adapt for performance in a different way; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
    set as in put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
    • "Let's plant flowers in the garden"

    Synonyms

    • plantput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; fix or set securely or deeply; set up or lay the groundwork for; place into a river; place something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe or deceive; put firmly in the mind; buildings for carrying on industrial labor; (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion ; an actor situated in the audience whose acting is rehearsed but seems spontaneous to the audience ; something planted secretly for discovery by another
    set as in apply or start
    • "set fire to a building"
    set as in become gelatinous
    • "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"

    Synonyms

    • jellbecome gelatinous
    • congealbecome gelatinous
    set as in set in type
    • "My book will be typeset nicely"
    • "set these words in italics"

    Synonyms

    • typesetset in type
    set as in put into a position that will restore a normal state
    • "set a broken bone"
    set as in insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

      Synonyms

      • countersinkinsert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) ; a hole (usually in wood) with the top part enlarged so that a screw or bolt will fit into it and lie below the surface ; a bit for enlarging the upper part of a hole
      set as in give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
        set as in urge to attack someone
        • "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"
        • "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"

        Synonyms

        • sicintentionally so written (used after a printed word or phrase) ; urge to attack someone
        set as in estimate
        • "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."

        Synonyms

        • placea point located with respect to surface features of some region; any area set aside for a particular purpose; an abstract mental location; a general vicinity; the post or function properly or customarily occupied or served by another; a particular situation; where you live at a particular time; a job in an organization; the particular portion of space occupied by something; proper or designated social situation; a space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane); the passage that is being read; proper or appropriate position or location; a public square with room for pedestrians; an item on a list or in a sequence; a blank area; put into a certain place or abstract location; place somebody in a particular situation or location; assign a rank or rating to; assign a location to; to arrange for; take a place in a competition; intend (something) to move towards a certain goal; recognize as being; assign to (a job or a home) ; locate; estimate; identify the location or place of; make an investment; assign to a station ; finish second or better in a horse or dog race; sing a note with the correct pitch
        • putthe option to sell a given stock (or stock index or commodity future) at a given price before a given date ; put into a certain place or abstract location; cause to be in a certain state; formulate in a particular style or language; attribute or give; make an investment; estimate; cause (someone) to undergo something; adapt; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
        set as in equip with sails or masts
        • "rig a ship"

        Synonyms

        • rigarrange the outcome of by means of deceit; manipulate in a fraudulent manner; connect or secure to; equip with sails or masts; gear (including necessary machinery) for a particular enterprise ; a truck consisting of a tractor and trailer together ; formation of masts, spars, sails, etc., on a vessel ; a set of clothing (with accessories); gear used in fishing ; a vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses ; the act of swindling by some fraudulent scheme
        • set upset up or found; create by putting components or members together; construct, build, or erect; get ready for a particular purpose or event; put into a proper or systematic order; begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; take or catch as if in a snare or trap; produce; set up for use; place; arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; erect and fasten; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; equip with sails or masts; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
        set as in get ready for a particular purpose or event
        • "set up an experiment"
        • "set the table"
        • "lay out the tools for the surgery"

        Synonyms

        • set upset up or found; create by putting components or members together; construct, build, or erect; get ready for a particular purpose or event; put into a proper or systematic order; begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; take or catch as if in a snare or trap; produce; set up for use; place; arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; erect and fasten; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; equip with sails or masts; make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
        • lay outlay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; get ready for a particular purpose or event; spend or invest; bring forward and present to the mind; provide a detailed plan or design
        set as in alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
        • "Adjust the clock, please"
        • "correct the alignment of the front wheels"

        Synonyms

        • adjustalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; adapt or conform oneself to new or different conditions; make correspondent or conformable; decide how much is to be paid on an insurance claim
        • correctfree from error; socially right or correct; in accord with accepted standards of usage or procedure; correct in opinion or judgment; make right or correct; make reparations or amends for; censure severely; adjust for; punish in order to gain control or enforce obedience; go down in value; alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; treat a defect
        set as in bear fruit
        • "the apple trees fructify"

        Synonyms

        • fructifybecome productive or fruitful; make productive or fruitful; bear fruit
        set as in arrange attractively
        • "dress my hair for the wedding"

        Synonyms

        • dresssuitable for formal occasions; (of an occasion) requiring formal clothes; a one-piece garment for a woman; clothing of a distinctive style or for a particular occasion; clothing in general; put on clothes; provide with clothes or put clothes on; put a finish on; dress in a certain manner; dress or groom with elaborate care; kill and prepare for market or consumption; arrange in ranks; decorate (food), as with parsley or other ornamental foods ; provide with decoration; put a dressing on; cultivate, tend, and cut back the growth of; cut down rough-hewn (lumber) to standard thickness and width ; convert into leather; apply a bandage or medication to; give a neat appearance to; arrange attractively
        • arrangeput into a proper or systematic order; make arrangements for; plan, organize, and carry out (an event); set (printed matter) into a specific format; arrange attractively; adapt for performance in a different way; arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
        • doan uproarious party ; the syllable naming the first (tonic) note of any major scale in solmization ; doctor's degree in osteopathy ; engage in; carry out or perform an action; get (something) done; proceed or get along; give rise to; carry out or practice; be sufficient; create or design, often in a certain way; behave in a certain manner; spend time in prison or in a labor camp; carry on or function; arrange attractively; travel or traverse (a distance)
        • coifcover with a coif ; arrange attractively; the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair) ; a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law
        • coiffearrange attractively
        • coiffurearrange attractively; the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)