Definitions and translations for "set"

Definition of set

1. To put (something) down, to rest.
Set the tray there.
2. To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
I have set my heart on running the marathon.
3. To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
4. To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
To set a coach in the mud
5. To determine or settle.
To set the rent
6. To adjust.
I set the alarm at 6 a.m.
7. To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
8. To arrange with dishes and cutlery.
Please set the table for our guests.
9. To introduce or describe.
I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
10. To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to.
He says he will set his next film in France.
11. To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
This crossword was set by Araucaria.
12. To prepare (a stage or film set).
13. To fit (someone) up in a situation.
14. To arrange (type).
It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
15. To devise and assign (work) to.
The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
16. To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
17. To solidify.
The glue sets in four minutes.
18. To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
To set milk for cheese
19. Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
The moon sets at eight o'clock tonight.
20. To defeat a contract.
21. To begin to move; to go forth.
22. To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
23. To sit be in a seated position.
He sets in that chair all day.
24. To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
25. Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
The dog sets the bird.
Your dog sets well.
26. To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly; to set out.
27. To fit music to words.
28. To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
To set pear trees in an orchard
29. To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
30. 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.
31. To place or fix in a setting.
To set a precious stone in a border of metal
To set glass in a sash
32. To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
To set (that is, to hone) a razor
To set a saw
33. To extend and bring into position; to spread.
To set the sails of a ship
34. To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
To set a psalm
35. To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
To set a broken bone
36. To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
37. To wager in gambling; to risk.
38. To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
39. To value; to rate; used with at.
40. To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
To set a good example; to set lessons to be learned
41. To suit; to become.
It sets him ill.
42. A punch for setting nails in wood.
Nail set
43. A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
Television set
44. a hole made and lived in by a badger.
45. pattern of threads and yarns.
46. piece of quarried stone.
47. A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
48. The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
49. That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.
50. Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.
The set of a spring
51. A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.
52. The width of the body of a type.
53. A young oyster when first attached.
54. Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
55. A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun)
56. The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
The set of a coat
57. The camber of a curved roofing tile.
58. Fixed in position.
59. Rigid, solidified.
60. Ready, prepared.
On your marks, get set, go!;  on your marks, set, go!
61. Intent, determined (to do something).
Set on getting to his destination
62. Prearranged.
A set menu
63. Fixed in one’s opinion.
I’m set against the idea of smacking children to punish them.
64. Fixed in a certain style.
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English - English - set

n. system; group of items, collection; posture, carriage; series, sequence; receiver, electronic device for receiving radio or television broadcasts; filming location; setting for a drama film or television program; direction; process of hardening
v. put, place; determine; fix in place; assign, post, appoint a person for a role; cause to be in a particular condition; arrange, prepare; adjust, align, calibrate to a specific position or setting; insert, inlay
adj. fixed, unchanging; arranged, prepared; resolute, firmly resolved; determined in advance

English - Spanish - set

s. conjunto, batería, colección, grupo, juego; círculo; decorado; muda; set, aparato
v. colocar, fijar, poner, situar, ubicar; ajustar, regular; determinar, dejar asentado, establecer, imponer; sedimentarse, coagular, cuajar
adj. determinado, fijo

Spanish - English - set

n. set

English - French - set

n. système; collection, jeu, équipage; assortiment; suite; parure; ensemble, trousse; cercle; appareil; liasse; manche, set (Tennis); conformation, attitude; posture; direction; tendances; déviation, déformation: décor,plateau de tournage; position; série; terrier (blaireau)
v. mettre; poser; établir; fixer; déterminer, assigner; positionner; entraîner; régler; préparer; arranger, ajuster; servir; diriger; insérer, incruster
adj. fixe; stable; fixé; établi; prêt; déterminé à l'avancepréparé, arrangé, résolu; préalablement établi

English - German - set

[SET (Secure Electronic Transaction) ] n. Satz; Paar; Garnitur; Set; Serie; Reihe; Bühnenbild; Szenenaufbau
v. stellen; einstellen; aufstellen; legen; setzen; vorbereiten
adj. fest; starr; unverstellbar; fertig

English - Indonesian - set

n. perangkat, selengkap, perlengkapan, setel, setelan, kumpulan, bandung, pasangan, buku, tempat, pesawat, bidang, berkepentingan: orang yg berkepentingan sama, set, sisiran, letak rambut, silam
v. menaruh, menaruhkan, memasang, menarik, menyediakan, mempersediakan, menetapkan, menentukan, menyebabkan, turun, terbenam, masuk, menyetel, memberi, mengatupkan, memperkatupkan, mengental, mengeras, mengatur, mempertajam, mengeset, menyusun, merias, menghasut
a. ditentukan: yg ditentukan, siap, tetap, keras kepala, degil

English - Italian - set

s. serie, assortimento; collana, collezione; cricca, gruppo; modo di portare; messa in piega; atteggiamento, portamento; (fig) orientamento, tendenza, inclinazione; fila, infilata; (Cin, TV
v. posare, mettere, porre, collocare; regolare, mettere a punto; assegnare a, dare a; stabilire, fissare; piantare, conficcare; (fig) irrigidire; indurire, rassodare; piazzare; situare; ambientare
agg. stabilito, determinato; studiato, preparato; deciso, risoluto; fisso, fermo, immobile; fissato, assicurato; solidificato; pronto; situato, collocato; campale

English - Polish - set

n. zestaw, komplet, garnitur, seria, zbiór, oprzyrządowanie, zespół, klan, grupa ludzi, mafia, koła, sfery społeczne, nastawienie do kogoś czegoś, odbiornik telewizyjny, prąd, nurt, kierunek, układ, konfiguracja, ułożenie, postawa, sposób trzymania głowy, fałda, nachylenie spaczenie, deformacja, odkształcenie, rozwarcie, zachód słońca {poet.}
n. sadzeniak {roln.}, zawiązany owoc {ogr.}, odrzwia {górn.}, dekoracje
v. umieszczać, mieścić, posadzić, sadzić, zasadzać, zaciąć się, flancować, ustalać, usadzać, postawić, położyć, kłaść, dać, podkładać, określić, nastawić, wprawiać, nakierować, złamany: składać złamaną kość, wzór: postawić za wzór, skierować się ku, wprowadzać, osadzać
v. osiadać, leżeć dobrze, dąć w kierunku, zadać, zachodzić, wygasać, rozwój: osiągnąć pełnię rozwoju, rozwijać się, zrastać się, słup: stanąć w słup, zsiadać się, tężeć, krzepnąć, zawiązać się, wiązać, znieruchomieć, wyraz: przybrać zacięty wyraz, zwierzyna: wystawiać zwierzynę, umieścić, zasadzić, ustalić, usadzić, dawać, podłożyć, określać

English - Portuguese - set

s. grupo, curso; série; conjunto; adaptação; direção; plano; posição; endurecimento; lugar de filmagem
v. pôr, colocar; preparar; usar; arrumar; causar; marcar; servir; ajustar
adj. fixo, imóvel; pronto, arrumado; adivinho; encontro marcado

English - Romanian - set

n. direcţie, mers, colecţie, înclinaţie, tendinţă a opiniei publice, configuraţie a unui teren, tăietură, contur, cerc, trăsături, poziţie, ţinută, grup, echipă, clică, clan, bandă, tagmă, set, garnitură, serie, trusă, aparat, ceaţă, plantă {agr.}
v. pune, aşeza, aranja, stabili, împlânta, regla, pune la loc, orândui, instala, regula, recondiţiona, monta, sădi, înfige, îndrepta, porni, dirija, întoarce, răsuci, înfrumuseţa, împodobi, garnisi, da, pune pe note, întinde, coafa, pune în circulaţie, introduce, începe, înţepeni, coagula: se coagula, prinde formă, modula: se modula, apune
v. asfinţi, scăpăta, îndruma, duce: se duce, arăta, indica, pune pe cineva pe urmele cuiva, prinde, da importanţa, compune, veni bine, acorda, dispune, planta {fig.}
a. fix, fixat, stabilit, prescris, pregătit din timp, stabil, neschimbat, ferm, hotărât, construit, întărit

English - Russian - set

с. комплект, набор; круг людей; декорации, съемочная площадка; радиоприемник, телевизор; брусчатка, каменная шашка; строение, очертания; конфигурация; направление, тенденция, настрой; закат, порядок исполнения песен; росток, саженец, молодой побег; посадочный материал; развод, ширина развода
г. вводить, делать твердым; задать, закатиться, застывать, затвердевать; заходить, коробиться, обделать; подавать, подносить, садиться (о солнце); сжимать, стискивать; схватываться, твердеть; разводить, сложиться, соединять, набирать, делать стойку; приниматься
прил. неподвижный; застывший, твердый, затвердевший; устойчивый, установленный; назначенный, предписанный; обязательный; построенный; заранее назначенный, заранее приготовленный; обдуманный, решительный, непоколебимый; свернувшийся

English - Turkish - set

f. koymak; yerleştirmek, takmak, kurmak, hazırlamak; düzenlemek; ayarlamak, belirlemek; batmak (güneş), batmak; oturtmak; yapmak; kararlaştırmak; dizmek; dikmek, ekmek; şekil vermek; kuluçkaya yatırmak; kakma işi yapmak (taş); süslemek; yazmak, çizmek; s
i. set, seri, dizi, takım, yemek takımı, sahne, topluluk, grup, zümre, durum, hal, eğilim, gidiş yönü, gidişat, batma, vaziyet, batış, fide, fidan, yuva (porsuk vb.), alıcı
s. kurulmuş, yapmacık, içten olmayan, sabit, değişmez, belirlenmiş, belirli, geleneksel, alışılmış, basmakalıp, kararlı, azimli, inatçı, dediğim dedik

English - Ukrainian - set

n. комплект, серія, група, лінія, напрям, будова, набір, сервіз
v. ставити, поміщати, розташовуватися, садовити, спрямовувати, установлювати, сідати, стискуватися, тверднути, формувати, зафіксовувати, набирати, назначати, наставляти, настановляти, оправляти, поставити, призначати, приступати, становити
a. нерухомий, певний, установлений, упертий

French - English - set

(m) n. set

German - English - set

adj. fixed, unchanging; arranged, prepared; resolute, firmly resolved; determined in advance

Indonesian - English - set

n. set

Italian - English - set

n. set, group of items, collection, sequence

Romanian - English - set

n. set, complement, suite, game

Turkish - English - set

n. system; group of items, collection; posture, carriage; series, sequence; receiver, electronic device for receiving radio or television broadcasts; filming location; setting for a drama film or television program; direction; process of hardening
v. put, place; determine; fix in place; assign, post, appoint a person for a role; cause to be in a particular condition; arrange, prepare; adjust, align, calibrate to a specific position or setting; insert, inlay
adj. fixed, unchanging; arranged, prepared; resolute, firmly resolved; determined in advance

Dutch - English - set

n. suit, series, outfit

English - Dutch - set

zn. set; toestel; groep; houding; serie; bergplaats; plaats waar gefilmd wordt; kant; het hard worden
ww. zetten; vaststellen; neerzetten; veroorzaken; klaarmaken; vast worden; richten
bn. vast; strak; klaar

English - Greek - set

ουσ. τάξη, φορμάρισμα, δύση, σερβίτσιο, σειρά, συλλογή, σετ
ρήμ. βάζω, βάλλω, θέτω, τοποθετώ, ορίζω, κανονίζω, κατακαθίζω, προσαρμόζω, στερεώνω, δύω
επίθ. αμετάτρεπτος, σταθερός, ορισμένος

French - Spanish - set

1. (sport - tennis) set (m)
2. (ustensiles de cuisine) mantel individual

German - Spanish - set

n. set (m), juego (m), manga (f), mantel individual (m)

Spanish - French - set

(deportes - tenis) set (m)

Spanish - German - set

n. satz, set

Turkish - Turkish - set

toprağın kayıp akmasını ya da suyun yayılmasını önlemek için yapılan kalın duvar; ateşli silahlarda namlunun içindeki helisin çıkıntı bölümü.
bulunulan yerden daha yüksekte kalan düzlük; masatopu, uçantop gibi oyunlarda maçın her bir bölümü.

French - German - set

n. satz, set

French - Italian - set

1. (sport - tennis) set {invariable}
2. (ustensiles de cuisine) tovaglietta all'americana

French - Portuguese - set

1. (sport - tennis) set (m); série (f)
2. (ustensiles de cuisine) toalha americana

French - Russian - set

n. гейм (m)

French - Turkish - set

[le] (tenis) set; plato

German - French - set

n. lot (m), napperon (m), assortiment (m), set de table (m), set (m), napperon individuel (m)

Italian - French - set

1. (sport - tennis) set (m)
2. (utensili) jeu (m); assortiment (m); ensemble (m)

Portuguese - French - set

(esportes - tênis) set (m)

Turkish - French - set

[le] (tenis) set; plato

Turkish - German - set

n. Deich, Satz, Sperrmauer
adj. brüsk

Turkish - Russian - set

n. заграждение (N), преграда (F), заслон (M), стена (F), дамба (F), запруда (F)

Dutch - French - set

(sport - tennis) set (m)

French - Dutch - set

1. (sport - tennis) set (m)
2. (ustensiles de cuisine) onderleggertje (n)

German - Dutch - set


English - Arabic - set

‏مجموعة، إتجاه الريح، طقم، طقم اواني، جهاز تلفزيون أو راديو، ديكور زخرفة، شوط تنس، ماتش، تشكيلة، أدوات المائدة، ميل، نزوع، جهاز، دائرة، إخراج، عصابة، حفلة‏
‏وضع، حدد، دخر، إستقر، بدأ، إستهل، ضبط، هيأ المائدة، أخرج، أجبر العظم، حدد موعدا، رتب، ركب، أسس، ثبت، إعتبر، ربط، تلائم، جمد، روج الإشاعات، إنجبر للعظم، تحضن البيض، دبر، سجل رقما قياسيا، وازن بين، حرض، غرب، رقص وجها لوجه، تأهب، عرض، رصع، قرر‏
‏مروى فيه، محدد، مصمم، ضار، عنيف، متلاحم‏

English - Chinese - set

(名) 一套; 一批; 一副#一套, 一副, 一部; 布景; 收音机, 电视机; 摄影场
(动) 放, 置; 使接触; 竖立; 使处于; 落, 下沉; 凝结, 凝固; 衰落; 固定, 定型
(形) 固定的; 坚决的; 规定的

English - Chinese - set

(名) 一套; 一批; 一副#一套, 一副, 一部; 佈景; 收音機, 電視機; 攝影場
(動) 放, 置; 使接觸; 豎立; 使處於; 落, 下沈; 凝結, 凝固; 衰落; 固定, 定型
(形) 固定的; 堅決的; 規定的

English - Hindi - set

n. दल, समूह, गुट्ट, गुट, संग्रह, श्रेणी, श्रेणि, आवश्यक सामगियाँ, सूर्य का प्रस्त होना, पलस्तर की अंतिम परत, आरी के दाँतों का घुमाव, अस्त
v. रखना, बैठाना, जमाना, लगाना, तैयार करना, स्थापित करना, नियत करना, व्यवस्थित करना, चालू करना, निश्‍िचत करना, डूबना, छिपना, कड़ा होना, जमना
a. अचल, स्थिर, स्थित, पक्का, निश्‍िचत, ठीक, अटल, दृढ़, सांद्रमुदित, सोचा-समझा, जान-बूझकर किया हुआ

English - Japanese - set

(形) 定められた; 指定の; 型にはまった; 硬直した; 固定した
(動) 置く; する; 配置する; つける; 課する; 調整する; 示す; 準備する
(名) 1組; 仲間; 受像機; 受信機; 格好; 流れ; 着心地

English - Korean - set

명. 체계; 한벌, 어떤 품목의 모음; 상태; 모음집; 수신기, 텔레비젼 수상기; 영화무대장치; 드라마나 텔레비젼의 무대장치; 방향; 응고, 응결
동. 놓다; 결정하다; 한자리에 고정하다; 임명하다, 자리에 앉히다; 특정한 상태로 만들다; 배치하다, 준비하다; 조절하다; 끼워넣다
형. 고정된; 정돈된; 확고한; 미리 결정된

English - Vietnamese - set

n. bộ, bộ dụng cụ, bọn, đám ngưới, sự lặn của mặt trời, một lứa trứng ấp, hình thể, dáng điệu, chiều nước chảy, chiều gió thổi, sự biến dạng, sự biến hình, nhánh cây, bối cảnh
v. để, đặt, đặt vật gì lên, dọn bàn ăn, trồng một cây, sửa lại đồng hồ, lặn, lu mớ, không nháy mắt, liền lại, sanh trái, đâm rể lại
a. nghiêm trang, căng thẳng

German - Chinese - set

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Verb forms for set
Present participle: setting
Present: set (3.person: sets)
Past: set
Future: will set
Present conditional: would set
Present Perfect: have set (3.person: has set)
Past Perfect: had set
Future Perfect: will have set
Past conditional: would have set