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To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
''I have set my heart on running the marathon.''
Bible, Genesis 4:15
- The Lord set a mark upon Cain.
To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
Bible, Deuteronomy 28:1
- The Lord thy God will set thee on high.
Bible, Matthew 10:35
- I am come to set a man at variance against his father, and the daughter against her mother.
- Every incident sets him thinking.
To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
''to set a coach in the mud''
(ux) (i.e. I programmed it at that hour to go off at a later time)
(ux) (i.e. I programmed it earlier to go off at that hour.)
(RQ:Fielding Tom Jones)
To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
''This crossword was set by Araucaria.''
To prepare (a stage or film set).
To fit (someone) up in a situation.
To arrange (type).
To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
''to set milk for cheese''
Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
To begin to move; to forth.
c. 1599, (w), ''V (play)|Henry V''
- The king is set from London, and the scene is now transported, gentles, to Southampton
To produce after pollination.
2012, Daniel Chamovitz, ''What a Plant Knows'', p. 155
- Many fruit trees will only flower and set fruit following a cold winter.
To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
1906, Canada. Dept. of Agriculture. Fruit Branch, ''Fruit crop report''
- In the Annapolis Valley, in spite of an irregular bloom, the fruit has set well and has, as yet, been little affected by scab.
To sit (gloss).
1987, Toni Morrison, ''Beloved'', page 227:
- And if Mrs. Garner didn't need me right there in the kitchen, I could get a chair and you and me could set out there while I did the vegetables.
To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
''The dog sets the bird.''
''Your dog sets well.''
To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly.
- 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.
To fit music to words.
- Set thy own songs, and sing them to thy lute.
To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
''to set pear trees in an orchard''
(rfdate) Old proverb
- Sow dry, and set wet.
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.''
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.''
To place or fix in a setting.
''to set a precious stone in a border of metal''
''to set glass in a sash''
- And him too rich a jewel to be set / In vulgar metal for a vulgar use.
To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
''to set (that is, to hone) a razor''
''to set a saw''
To extend and bring into position; to spread.
''to set the sails of a ship''
To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
''to set a psalm''
To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
''to set a broken bone''
To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
To wager in gambling; to risk.
(RQ:Shakespeare Richard 3)
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
To value; to rate; used with ''at''.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 4-2)
To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
''to set a good example
To suit; to become.
''It sets him ill.''
A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
(alt form): a hole made and lived in by a badger.
(alt form): pattern of threads and yarns.
(alt form): piece of quarried stone.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
- That was but civil war, an equal set.
Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.
''the set of a spring''
A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.
A young oyster when first attached.
Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
A series or group of something. (''Note the similar meaning in Etymology 4, Noun'')
The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
''the set of a coat''
The camber of a curved roofing tile.
Fixed in position.
(quote-journal)| title=http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2013/jul/08/irregular-bedtimes-affect-childrens-brains Irregular bedtimes may affect children's brains| passage=Irregular bedtimes may disrupt healthy brain development in young children, according to a study of intelligence and sleeping habits. ¶ Going to bed at a different time each night affected girls more than boys, but both fared worse on mental tasks than children who had a set bedtime, researchers found.
Fixed in a certain style.
A rudimentary fruit.
The setting of the sun or other luminary; the close of the day.
- the set of day
- Here and there, amongst individuals alive to the particular evils of the age, and watching the very set of the current, there may have been even a more systematic counteraction applied to the mischief.
''a set of tables''
A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
''a set of tools''
An object made up of several parts.
''a set of steps''
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.
A group of people, usually meeting socially.
''the country set''
1974, Charles Gaines & George Butler, ''Pumping Iron: The Art and Sport of Bodybuilding'', page 22.
- This is the fourth set of benchpresses.
The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.
''He plays the set on Saturdays.''
A class group in a subject where pupils are divided by ability.
of a kind|Three of a kind, especially if two cards are in one's hand and the third is on the board. Compare (m). Weisenberg, Michael (2000) ''The Official Dictionary of Poker.'' MGI/Mike Caro University. (ISBN)
To divide a class group in a subject according to ability
2008, Patricia Murphy, Robert McCormick, ''Knowledge and Practice: Representations and Identities''
- In setted classes, students are brought together because they are believed to be of similar 'ability'. Yet, setted lessons are often conducted as though students are not only similar, but ''identical''—in terms of ability, preferred learning style and pace of working.
(past participle of)
(l), group of games counting as a unit toward a match.
a matching collection of similar things.
a collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
(l), an object made up of several parts.
to put in a specified condition or state.
set (group of things in maths, tennis, cinema, etc.)
(alternative form of)
(c.) ''Tractatus de Ponderibus et Mensuris''
sexies viginti petre faciunt carrum plumbi scilicet magnum carrum London’ set carrus del Peek est multo minus.
(nn-former-context) (past participle of)
(l); part of the game in tennis, badminton, or volleyball.
a set (''matching collection of items'')
a set (''in tennis'')