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1. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] put into a certain place or abstract location.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • middle
  • mislay
  • underlay
  • pillow
  • cock
  • prepose
  • pigeonhole
  • perch
  • put down
  • move
  • sow
  • stratify
  • settle
  • set up
  • bed
  • appose
  • repose
  • deposit
  • lean
  • tee up
  • upend
  • lay
  • sit
  • bucket
  • ground
  • space
  • ship
  • throw
  • step
  • butt
  • glycerolise
  • stick in
  • recline
  • stand
  • thrust
  • shelve
  • plant
  • superimpose
  • load
  • enclose
  • lay over
  • put in
  • glycerolize
  • bottle
  • parallelize
  • superpose
  • park
  • sign
  • imbricate
  • introduce
  • settle down
  • replace
  • ensconce
  • intersperse
  • nestle
  • instal
  • place down
  • postpose
  • arrange
  • displace
  • pile
  • poise
  • dispose
  • trench
  • ladle
  • place upright
  • set down
  • coffin
  • posit
  • barrel
  • cram
  • situate
  • inclose
  • put back
  • pose
  • lose
  • rest
  • put
  • position
  • place
  • siphon
  • misplace
  • emplace
  • juxtapose
  • snuggle
  • install
  • clap
  • insert
  • reposition
  • sit down
  • docket
  • seed
  • jar
  • tee
  • seat
  • marshal
  • recess
  • rack up

Antonyms

  • deglycerolize
  • win
  • progress
  • gain

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Set

  • cabriolet
  • suffragette
  • sobriquet
  • minuet
  • luncheonette
  • laviolette
  • galudet
  • flageolet
  • falconet
  • dancanet
  • clarinet
  • calumet
  • antoinette
  • willamette
  • tagamet
  • statuette
  • slushayete
  • silhouette
  • sextet
  • quintet
  • quartet
  • pinochet
  • nicolette
  • nicolet
  • lorgnette
  • larroquette
  • kitchenette
  • intermet
  • henriette
  • cullinet

Sentences with set


1. Verb, base form
If so, pull them out and set them aside if you plan to reuse the bar.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Draw a straight line between each set of arcs.

3. Verb, past tense
Regular set hacksaw blade.

4.
Verb, past participle
Fortunately, Android widgets aren't permanent or
set** in stone.

Quotes about set


1. I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book.
- Groucho Marx

2. Nothing can add more power to your life than concentrating all your energies on a limited set of targets.
- Nido Qubein

3. My success set me up for life, and it meant that I could retire from the music industry at 27 to spend time with my newborn daughter and my wife. My time away from the spotlight allowed me to rediscover my love for music, and I'm doing it for me now and no one else.
- Rick Astley

2. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] fix conclusively or authoritatively.

Synonyms

  • identify
  • determine
  • price
  • charge
  • tax
  • filiate
  • format
  • value
  • initialize
  • assess
  • date
  • initialise

Antonyms

  • empty
  • unsheathe
  • uncover
  • lose

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

3. set

noun. ['ˈsɛt'] a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used.

Synonyms

  • consort
  • octet
  • core
  • manicure set
  • core group
  • intersection
  • threescore
  • nucleus
  • chess set
  • sum
  • volume
  • join
  • septet
  • product
  • collection
  • quintette
  • triple
  • quintuplet
  • field
  • quintet
  • quadruple
  • score
  • choir
  • quartet
  • portfolio
  • Cartesian product
  • sestet
  • trio
  • quintuple
  • octette
  • quadruplet
  • quartette
  • synset
  • pair
  • accumulation
  • sextet
  • sextette
  • brace
  • union
  • triad
  • conjugation
  • bracket
  • septette
  • suite
  • assemblage
  • dentition
  • singleton
  • triplet
  • teeth

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. set

noun. ['ˈsɛt'] (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols.

Synonyms

  • intersection
  • topological space
  • null set
  • mathematical space
  • field
  • universal set
  • root
  • range
  • domain of a function
  • abstract entity
  • domain
  • image
  • interval
  • solution
  • subset
  • diagonal
  • Mandelbrot set
  • mathematical group
  • abstraction
  • range of a function
  • locus

Antonyms

  • behave
  • discontinue
  • refrain
  • closing

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] decide upon or fix definitely.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • specify
  • determine
  • limit
  • define
  • name
  • select
  • quantify
  • reset
  • take
  • choose

Antonyms

  • negativeness
  • positiveness
  • negativity
  • positivity

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] establish as the highest level or best performance.

Synonyms

  • lay down
  • establish
  • mark

Antonyms

  • uncommunicative
  • smooth
  • unplug
  • phase out

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • pitch

Antonyms

  • nonpayment
  • withdraw
  • take
  • endomorphic

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. set

noun. ['ˈsɛt'] several exercises intended to be done in series.

Synonyms

  • exercising
  • physical exercise
  • workout
  • exercise set
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • break
  • peripheral
  • terminal
  • end

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] fix in a border.

Synonyms

  • arrange

Antonyms

  • call option
  • subordinate

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. set

verb. ['ˈsɛt'] set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly.

Synonyms

  • reset
  • set ahead
  • correct
  • advance

Antonyms

  • get up
  • turn out
  • activity
  • discomposure

Etymology

  • set (Middle English (1100-1500))
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