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Another word for set

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Verb
  1. To deposit in a specified place

      1. A branch or stem that has fallen or been cut from a tree or shrub.
      2. A piece of wood, such as a tree branch, that is used for fuel, cut for lumber, or shaped for a specific purpose.
      3. A wand, staff, baton, or rod.
      1. To place in a specified location; set:
      2. To cause to be in a specified condition:
      3. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
  2. To put in or assign to a certain position or location

    See also:

    place

  3. To alter for proper functioning

      1. To bring into a harmonious or responsive relationship:
      2. To tune (an instrument).
      1. A melody, especially a simple and easily remembered one.
      2. A song.
      3. The state of being in correct pitch:
      1. To control or direct according to rule, principle, or law.
      2. To adjust to a particular specification or requirement:
      3. To adjust (a mechanism) for accurate and proper functioning.
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To move or change (something) so as to be in a more effective arrangement or desired condition:
      2. To change so as to be suitable to or conform with something else:
      3. In chiropractic medicine, to manipulate (the spine and other body structures) to treat disorders and restore normal function of the nervous system.
  4. To arrange tableware upon (a table) in preparation for a meal

    See also:

    order

  5. To place (a story, for example) in a designated setting

    See also:

    place

  6. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning

      1. To end or resolve (a dispute, for example) by making a decision or coming to an agreement.
      2. To resolve (a lawsuit or dispute) by mutual agreement of the parties rather than by court decision.
      3. To make the determinations and distributions of (a trust).
      1. To confer with another or others in order to come to terms or reach an agreement:
      2. To arrange or settle by discussion and mutual agreement:
      3. To transfer (an instrument, such as a promissory note) to another party by means of endorsement.
      1. To correct or set right; adjust:
      2. To restore to proper condition or working order; repair:
      3. To make ready for a specific purpose, as by altering or combining elements; prepare:
      1. To bring to an end; close:
      2. To bring about (a final agreement or settlement):
      3. To arrive at (a conclusion, judgment, or opinion) by the process of reasoning:
      1. To put into a specific order or relation; dispose:
      2. To plan or prepare for:
      3. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning; settle:
    See also:

    agree

  7. To appoint and send to a particular place

      1. A place or position where a person or thing stands or is assigned to stand; a post:
      2. An area where a person is assigned to work.
      3. The place, building, or establishment from which a service is provided or operations are directed:
      1. A long piece of wood or other material set upright into the ground to serve as a marker or support.
      2. A support for a beam in the framework of a building.
      3. A terminal of a battery.
      1. To select for a duty or office; appoint:
      2. To set apart for a particular purpose or place in a particular category; designate:
      3. To give out as a task; allot:
    See also:

    place

  8. To calculate approximately

      1. To count or compute:
      2. To consider as being; regard as:
      3. To think or conclude:
      1. To place in a specified location; set:
      2. To cause to be in a specified condition:
      3. To cause (one) to undergo something; subject:
      1. An area with definite or indefinite boundaries; a portion of space.
      2. Room or space, especially adequate space:
      3. The particular portion of space occupied by or allocated to a person or thing.
      1. To calculate approximately (the amount, extent, magnitude, position, or value of something).
      2. To form an opinion about; evaluate:
      3. A tentative evaluation or rough calculation, as of worth, quantity, or size:
      1. Almost exact or correct:
      2. Very similar; closely resembling:
      3. Close together but not united.
    See also:

    precise

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

      1. To cause to lie down:
      2. To place in or bring to a particular position:
      3. To bury.
      1. To focus one's aim; to zoom in and center on something.
      1. To cause to move around an axis or center; cause to rotate or revolve:
      2. To cause to move around in order to achieve a result, such as opening, closing, tightening, or loosening:
      3. To alter or control the functioning of (a mechanical device, for example) by the use of a rotating or similar movement:
      1. A series of connected railroad cars pulled or pushed by one or more locomotives.
      2. A long line of moving people, animals, or vehicles.
      3. The personnel, vehicles, and equipment following and providing supplies and services to a combat unit.
      1. A sharp or tapered end:
      2. An object having a sharp or tapered end:
      3. A tapering extension of land projecting into water; a peninsula, cape, or promontory.
      1. Relative position or rank on a scale:
      2. A relative degree, as of achievement, intensity, or concentration:
      3. A natural or proper position, place, or stage:
      1. The uppermost or forwardmost part of the body of a vertebrate, containing the brain and the eyes, ears, nose, mouth, and jaws.
      2. The analogous part of an invertebrate organism.
      3. The length or height of such a part:
      1. To manage or regulate the business or affairs of; be in charge of:
      2. To supervise or oversee (an activity or process):
      3. To give guidance and instruction to (actors or musicians, for example) in the rehearsal and performance of a work.
      1. To throw (something, especially something light):
      2. To throw with force; hurl:
      3. To throw or propel a lure or bait at the end of (a fishing line) into the water so as to catch fish or other aquatic life.
      1. To direct (a weapon or camera) toward a point.
      2. To direct or propel (an object, such as a ball) toward a point:
      3. To direct toward or intend for a particular goal or group:
    See also:

    seek

  10. To change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass

      1. A soft, semisolid food substance with a resilient consistency, made by the setting of a liquid containing pectin or gelatin or by the addition of gelatin to a liquid, especially such a substance made of fruit juice containing pectin boiled with sugar.
      2. Something, such as a petroleum ointment, having the consistency of a soft, semisolid food substance.
      3. A shapeless, pulpy mass:
      1. To become firm or gelatinous; congeal.
      2. To take shape or become clear; crystallize:
      3. To cause to become firm or gelatinous:
      1. To convert to gelatin or jelly.
      2. To coat with gelatin.
      3. To become gelatinous.
      1. To change into curd.
      2. To become congealed or lumpy:
      3. To become spoiled or transformed into something bad:
      1. To solidify or coagulate:
      2. To come together so as to form a whole or produce a result:
      3. To cause to solidify or coagulate:
      1. To cause transformation of (a liquid or sol, for example) into or as if into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass.
      2. To become coagulated:
      1. A thick, viscous, or coagulated mass or lump, as of blood.
      2. A clump, mass, or lump, as of clay.
      3. A compact group:
    See also:

    solid

  11. To make or become physically hard

      1. To make solid, compact, or hard:
      2. To make strong or united:
      3. To become solid:
      1. To convert (wood or other organic matter) into a stony replica by petrifaction.
      2. To cause to lose vitality or become impervious to change; deaden:
      3. To stun or paralyze with terror; daze.
      1. To make hard; harden:
      2. To inure, as to hardship or ridicule.
      3. To make callous or obdurate:
      1. To make hard or harder:
      2. To enable to withstand physical or mental hardship:
      3. To make unfeeling, unsympathetic, or callous:
      1. Free from liquid or moisture:
      2. Having or characterized by little or no rain:
      3. Marked by the absence of natural or normal moisture:
      1. To solidify or coagulate:
      2. To come together so as to form a whole or produce a result:
      3. To cause to solidify or coagulate:
      1. Of or relating to an actual, specific thing or instance; particular:
      2. Relating to nouns, such as flower or rain, that denote a material or tangible object or phenomenon.
      3. Existing in reality or in real experience; perceptible by the senses; real:
      1. A sweet baked food made of flour, liquid, eggs, and other ingredients, such as raising agents and flavorings.
      2. A flat rounded mass of dough or batter, such as a pancake that is baked or fried.
      3. A flat rounded mass of hashed or chopped food that is baked or fried; a patty.
    See also:

    solid

Adjective
  1. Firmly established by long standing

    See also:

    continue

  2. In a definite and final form; not likely to change

      1. Having a smooth, even surface:
      2. Having a relatively broad level surface in relation to thickness or depth:
      3. Being in horizontal position; lying down:
      1. Firmly in position; stationary:
      2. Determined; established; set:
      3. Not subject to change or variation; unchanging:
      1. Resistant to externally applied pressure.
      2. Marked by or indicating the tone and resiliency of healthy tissue:
      3. Securely fixed in place:
      1. Definite; fixed:
      2. Sure to come or happen; inevitable:
      3. Established beyond doubt or question; indisputable:
    See also:

    change

  3. Fixed and distinct from others

      1. Explicitly set forth; definite:
      2. Clear or detailed in communicating:
      3. Limited, distinctive, or unique:
      1. Surpassing what is common or usual; exceptional:
      2. Distinct among others of a kind:
      3. Primary:
      1. Of, belonging to, or associated with a specific person, group, thing, or category; not general or universal:
      2. Distinctive among others of the same group, category, or nature; noteworthy or exceptional:
      3. Of, relating to, or providing details; precise:
      1. To set forth in words; state:
      2. To manifest or communicate, as by a gesture; show:
      3. To make known the feelings or opinions of (oneself), as by statement or art.
    See also:

    specific

  4. On an unwavering course of action

    See also:

    decide

  5. In a state of preparedness

Noun
  1. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit

      1. A social gathering especially for pleasure or amusement:
      2. A group of people who have gathered to participate in an activity:
      3. A group of soldiers selected for a duty or mission:
      1. A large extent, amount, or number:
      2. Used adverbially to mean “to a great degree or extent” or “frequently”:
      3. A number of associated people or things:
      1. A compact intersection of interlaced material, such as cord, ribbon, or rope.
      2. A fastening made by tying together lengths of material, such as rope, in a prescribed way.
      3. A decorative bow of ribbon, fabric, or braid.
      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. The act or process of collecting.
      2. A group of objects or works to be seen, studied, or kept together.
      3. A line of products produced for one season, as those developed by a designer:
      1. To grasp and hold tightly:
      2. To seize; snatch:
      3. To attempt to grasp or seize:
      1. A group of the same or similar elements gathered or occurring closely together; a bunch:
      2. Two or more successive consonants in a word, as cl and st in the word cluster.
      3. A group of academic courses in a related area.
      1. A clustered mass; a lump:
      2. A thick grouping, as of trees or bushes.
      3. A heavy dull sound; a thud.
      1. A group of objects held together, as by tying or wrapping.
      2. Something wrapped or tied up for carrying; a package.
      3. A cluster or strand of closely bound muscle or nerve fibers.
      1. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
      2. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
      3. A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
      1. The entire material or physical structure of an organism, especially of a human or animal.
      2. The physical aspect of a person as opposed to the spirit; the flesh.
      3. A corpse or carcass.
      1. A group of birds, especially quail.
      2. A group or assemblage:
      1. An amount produced at one baking:
      2. A quantity required for or produced as the result of one operation:
      3. A group of persons or things:
      1. A thin strip of flexible material used to encircle and bind one object or to hold a number of objects together:
      2. A strip or stripe that contrasts with something else in color, texture, or material.
      3. A narrow strip of fabric used to trim, finish, or reinforce articles of clothing.
      1. To set out for display or use; place in an orderly arrangement:
      2. To dress, especially in fine clothes; adorn.
      3. An orderly, often imposing arrangement:
    See also:

    group

  2. A subdivision of a larger group

      1. A condition of logical or comprehensible arrangement among the separate elements of a group.
      2. A condition of methodical or prescribed arrangement among component parts such that proper functioning or appearance is achieved:
      3. Condition or state in general:
      1. The act, process, or result of classifying.
      2. A category or class.
      3. The systematic grouping of organisms into categories on the basis of evolutionary or structural relationships between them; taxonomy.
      1. A set, collection, group, or configuration containing members regarded as having certain attributes or traits in common; a kind or category.
      2. A grade of mail:
      3. A quality of accommodation on public transport:
      1. A specifically defined division in a system of classification; a class.
      2. Aristotle's modes of objective being, such as quality, quantity, or relation, that are inherent in everything.
      3. Kant's modes of subjective understanding, such as singularity, universality, or particularity, that organize perceptions into knowledge.
    See also:

    group

  3. A group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement

      1. An assemblage of persons or objects gathered or located together; an aggregation:
      2. A set of two or more figures that make up a unit or design, as in sculpture.
      3. A number of individuals or things considered or classed together because of similarities:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
    See also:

    group

  4. A particular social group

      1. A group of criminals or hoodlums who band together for mutual protection and profit.
      2. A group of adolescents who band together, especially a group of delinquents.
      3. A group of people who associate regularly on a social basis:
      1. A group of things growing close together; a cluster or clump:
      2. A group of like items or individuals gathered or placed together:
      3. A group of people usually having a common interest or association:
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. A small, often select group of persons who associate with one another frequently.
      1. A small exclusive group of friends or associates.
      2. To form, associate in, or act as a clique.
      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.
    See also:

    group

  5. The properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation

      1. The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
      2. The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background.
      3. The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place.
      1. A view or views of natural features, especially in open country:
      2. Backdrops, hangings, furnishings, and other accessories on a stage that represent the location of a scene.
      1. Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.
      2. The place where an action or event occurs:
      3. The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.

Idioms:

    set-aside

  1. To put an end to, especially formally and with authority

  2. set back

  3. To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired

  4. set down

  5. To register in or as if in a book

  6. set down

  7. To come to rest on the ground

  8. set forth

  9. To state, as an idea, for consideration

  10. set off

  11. To endow with beauty and elegance by way of a notable addition

  12. set out

  13. To work out and arrange the parts or details of

  14. set out

  15. To proceed in a specified direction

  16. set up

  17. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another)

Another word for set

Modifier
  1. Firm

    See also:

    firm

  2. Determined

  3. Obstinate

    See also:

    obstinate

Noun
  1. Inclination

      1. The manner in which one carries or conducts oneself:
      2. A machine or structural part that supports another part.
      3. A device that supports, guides, and reduces the friction of motion between fixed and moving machine parts.
      1. A place or location.
      2. The right or appropriate place:
      3. A strategic area occupied by members of a force:
      1. A manner of thinking, feeling, or behaving that reflects a state of mind or disposition:
      2. Arrogant or aggressive disposition or behavior:
      3. A position of the body or manner of carrying oneself:
    See also:

    inclination

  2. A social group

      1. A plane curve everywhere equidistant from a given fixed point, the center.
      2. A planar region bounded by a circle.
      3. Something, such as a ring, shaped like such a plane curve.