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Synonyms for set

be set on or upon something

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  • be determined to
  • be intent on
  • be resolved to
  • be bent on
  • be insistent on
  • be resolute about

set about someone

set about something

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set out: embark

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set out: determine

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set someone against someone

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set someone back

set someone off

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set something against something

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set something apart

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set something aside: reserve

set something aside: ignore

set something down: write down

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set something off: detonate

set something off: enhance

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set something out: arrange

set something up: establish

set something up: assemble

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scenery

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to deposit in a specified place

to put in or assign to a certain position or location

to alter for proper functioning

to arrange tableware upon (a table) in preparation for a meal

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to place (a story, for example) in a designated setting

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to bring about or come to an agreement concerning

to appoint and send to a particular place

to calculate approximately

to move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something

to change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass

to make or become physically hard

set aside: to put an end to, especially formally and with authority

set back: to cause to be later or slower than expected or desired

set by: to reserve for the future

set down: to register in or as if in a book

set down: to come to rest on the ground

set forth: to state, as an idea, for consideration

set off: to endow with beauty and elegance by way of a notable addition

set off: to act as an equalizing weight or force to

set out: to work out and arrange the parts or details of

set out: to proceed in a specified direction

set up: to raise upright

set up: to bring into existence formally

set up: to pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another)

in a definite and final form; not likely to change

fixed and distinct from others

on an unwavering course of action

in a state of preparedness

a number of individuals making up or considered a unit

a subdivision of a larger group

a group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

a particular social group

the properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation

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Synonyms for set

several exercises intended to be done in series

representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production

a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way

the act of putting something in position

a unit of play in tennis or squash

the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization

evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout

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the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon

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(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way

any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals

put into a certain place or abstract location

fix conclusively or authoritatively

establish as the highest level or best performance

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fix in a border

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set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly

disappear beyond the horizon

adapt for performance in a different way

put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground

apply or start

become gelatinous

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set in type

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put into a position that will restore a normal state

insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)

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give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor

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urge to attack someone

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estimate

equip with sails or masts

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get ready for a particular purpose or event

bear fruit

arrange attractively

(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed

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fixed and unmoving

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situated in a particular spot or position

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set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"

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being below the horizon

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determined or decided upon as by an authority

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converted to solid form (as concrete)

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The bucolic sets in Act I were beautiful and conveyed the spirit of the place, but elsewhere the conventional sets were unconvincing: Manon and Des Grieux's love nest in Act II did not look all that modest.
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Whoever wins the quarterback job will line up in both pistol and conventional sets.
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PLASMA TVs should be taxed because they require more power than conventional sets, an expert argued yesterday.
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