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Definitions of set:

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: adjective

Fixed or established; regular; determined; firm; formal; as, a set speech; immovable.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place or put in any position; fix; plant; make secure; put on a neet of eggs; as, to set a hen; fit; as, to set a poem to music; render motionless; adjust; as, to set a broken limb; assign or prescribe; as, to set a time for a meeting; in printing, to arrange in words, lines, etc.; as, to set type.

part of speech: adjective

Regular; formal; determined; obstinate; established or fixed.

part of speech: noun

A number or collection of things of the same kind, or of a similar form, intended to be used together; a number of things united in the formation of a whole; a complete assortment; a number of persons usually or officially united; a clique; a lot; a young plant for putting into the soil for growth; the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon.

part of speech: adjective

Seated, so in B.: fixed: firm: determined: regular: established.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To sink below the horizon, as the sun; plant; be fixed firmly; to harden; as, the jelly will set quickly; apply oneself; as, to set to work; flow or tend; as, the current sets to the north; start; as, to set out upon a journey.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To sink below the horizon: to decline: to plant: to become fixed: to congeal: to have a certain direction in motion: to point out game: to apply ( one's self):- pr. p. setting; pa. t. and pa. p. set. - To SET ASIDE, to put away, to omit or reject:- AT NAUGHT, to despise: BY ( B.), to value or esteem:- FORTH, to exhibit: to publish: ( B.) to set off to advantage: to set out on a journey:- FORWARD ( B.) to further, promote:- IN, to put in the way: to begin:- OFF, to adorn: to place against as an equivalent:- ON ( B.), to attack:- TO, to affix.

part of speech: noun

The descent of a heavenly body; flow or direction; a number of persons associated together; as, the younger set in society; a number of things of the same kind intended for use together; as, a set of tea things; a young plant ready to set out; in lawn tennis, a series of as many games as will enable one side to win six.

part of speech: verb transitive

To make to sit: to place: to fix: to put in a condition: to render motionless: to determine beforehand: to obstruct: to plant: to fix in metal, as to arrange the teeth of a saw so as to cut narrow or wide: to assign, as a price: to put in order for use: to sharpen: to spread, as sails: to pitch, as a tune: to adapt music to: to adorn with something fixed: to stud: to point, as a dog.

part of speech: verb

To put or place into any condition or state; to put, place, or fix; to cause to rest in a standing posture; to regulate or adjust, as a timepiece; to adapt to music, as words; to spread, as sails; to fix in metal; to bring to a fine edge, as a razor; to sink below the horizon, as the sun; to be fixed; to change fluidity for firmness; to plant; to begin a journey- always with out.

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

A number of things similar or suited to each other, set or used together: a number of persons associated: direction.

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