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- (transitive) If you set something somewhere, you put something into a place.
- (transitive) If you set something, you put it into some state or condition.
- (transitive) If you set something, you define it or to fix its value.
- (transitive) If you set the table, you put dishes, forks and knives on it.
- I set the table for five people, but only three came.
- (intransitive) When the sun or moon sets, it moves toward the horizon.
- The sun sets every evening.
- (intransitive) If something sets, it dries and becomes solid.
- The past tense and past participle of set.
It is illegal to set fire to the forest.
Someone has set this table.
The sun was setting when this picture was taken
- Something that is set is fixed. It cannot be changed easily.
- Don't argue! The rules are set.
- The time for the race is set.
- To be ready for something.
- Are you set?
- The set is the scenery for a theatrical work such as a play, ballet, musical, etc.
- The Metropolitan Opera's set for Aida is spectacular.
- I was painting a wall on the set when the director arrived.
- A set is a group of things that are similar or can be used together.
- A set is a group of things, where every single one of them has a certain purpose. All of them are needed to perform a certain operation.
- Persons that have something in common may be called a set.
- That rich chick is a member of the Jet Set.
- Girls who wear sweaters on Wednesday in my school belong to the sweater set.
- The Long Island Horsey Set plays polo on weekends.
- A set is a machine which gets radio or television programs.
- This television set is broken.
- This radio set can receive programs from Australia.
- In many sports, a number of sets make up a game. An example of this would be in tennis or table tennis.
- The tennis player won the first two sets, but lost the game.
A set of chess pieces.
A set for the care of fingernails.
A TV set