setting

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
setting

Plural
settings

  1. (countable) A setting is an option on a machine that can be changed and kept for a long time.
  2. A setting is the place, time, and atmosphere in a theatrical work such as a play or opera
    The setting of "West Side Story" is New York in the 1950s.
    The director decided the setting for his production of "Hamlet" would be a dark old castle during the Middle Ages.

Verb[change]

Plain form
set

Third person singular
sets

Simple past
set

Past participle
set

Present participle
setting

  1. The present participle of set.