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set (n):
several exercises intended to be done in series
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he did four sets of the incline bench press
set (n):
the act of putting something in position
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he gave a final set to his hat
set (n):
any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
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the early sets ran on storage batteries
set (n):
representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
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the sets were meticulously authentic
set (n):
(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
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the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution.
his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set
set (n):
a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
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the set of his mind was obvious
set (n):
the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
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before the set of sun
set (n):
a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
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a set of books.
a set of golf clubs.
a set of teeth
set (n):
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
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the set of prime numbers is infinite
set (n):
an unofficial association of people or groups
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the smart set goes there.
they were an angry lot
set (n):
evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
set (n):
the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
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the hardening of concrete.
he tested the set of the glue

Related Words: curinghardeningsolidificationsolidifying
set (v):
establish as the highest level or best performance
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set a record
Related Word: mark
set (n):
a unit of play in tennis or squash
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they played two sets of tennis after dinner
set (v):
arrange attractively
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dress my hair for the wedding
Related Words: arrangecoifcoiffure
set (v):
bear fruit
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the apple trees fructify
Related Word: fructify
set (v):
become gelatinous
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the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme
Related Words: congeal
set (v):
alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
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Adjust the clock, please.
correct the alignment of the front wheels

Related Words: adjustcorrect
set (v):
set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
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set clocks or instruments
set (v):
put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
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set the house afire
set (v):
put into a certain place or abstract location
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Put your things here.
Set the tray down.
Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children.
Place emphasis on a certain point

Related Words: layplacepositionput
set (v):
make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
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Get the children ready for school!
prepare for war.
I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Related Words: prepareready
set (v):
get ready for a particular purpose or event
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set up an experiment.
set the table.
lay out the tools for the surgery
set (v):
equip with sails or masts
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rig a ship
Related Word: rig
set (v):
estimate
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We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
set (v):
fix conclusively or authoritatively
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set the rules
Related Words: determine
set (v):
decide upon or fix definitely
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fix the variables.
specify the parameters

Related Words: determinelimit
set (v):
urge to attack someone
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The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders.
the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits
set (v):
give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
set (v):
set in type
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My book will be typeset nicely.
set these words in italics

Related Word: type
set (v):
insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Related Word: countersink
set (v):
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
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Let's plant flowers in the garden
Related Words: plant
set (v):
fix in a border
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The goldsmith set the diamond
set (v):
put into a position that will restore a normal state
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set a broken bone
set (v):
apply or start
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set fire to a building
set (v):
adapt for performance in a different way
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set this poem to music
Related Word: arrange
set (v):
locate
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The film is set in Africa
Related Words: localizeplace
set (v):
disappear beyond the horizon
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the sun sets early these days
set (s):
converted to solid form (as concrete)
set (s):
fixed and unmoving
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with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare.
his bearded face already has a set hollow look.
a face rigid with pain

Related Words: fixedrigid
set (s):
set down according to a plan:
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a carefully laid table with places set for four people.
stones laid in a pattern
set (s):
(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
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in no fit state to continue.
fit to drop.
laughing fit to burst.
she was fit to scream.
primed for a fight.
we are set to go at any time

Related Word: fit
set (s):
situated in a particular spot or position
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valuable centrally located urban land.
strategically placed artillery.
a house set on a hilltop.
nicely situated on a quiet riverbank
set (s):
determined or decided upon as by an authority
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date and place are already determined.
the dictated terms of surrender.
the time set for the launching
set (s):
being below the horizon
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the moon is set
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Next Proverb

Early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise

erken kalkan yol alır, erken kalkan işine altın takar dişine
Success comes to those who prepare well and put in effort.


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