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1. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] the use of movements (especially of the hands) to communicate familiar or prearranged signals.

Synonyms

  • facial gesture
  • wafture
  • sign
  • bowing
  • high-five
  • shrug
  • wave
  • beck
  • waving
  • flourish
  • gesture
  • curtsy
  • obeisance
  • sign of the cross
  • visual communication
  • nod
  • facial expression
  • previous question
  • V sign
  • bow
  • gesticulation

Antonyms

  • dishonor
  • obscurity
  • prominence
  • running

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Set In Motion

  • locomotion
  • promotion
  • devotion
  • demotion
  • commotion
  • laotian
  • emotion
  • potion
  • notion
  • lotion
  • kocian
  • hoeschen
  • bocian
  • ocean

2. motion

noun. ['ˈmoʊʃən'] a natural event that involves a change in the position or location of something.

Synonyms

  • recoil
  • occurrence
  • repercussion
  • tectonic movement
  • wave
  • pedesis
  • throw
  • approaching
  • turning
  • whirl
  • movement
  • squeeze
  • stroke
  • seek
  • jitter
  • commotion
  • periodic motion
  • Brownian movement
  • occurrent
  • rebound
  • bend
  • bending
  • crustal movement
  • deflection
  • Brownian motion
  • natural event
  • passage
  • backlash
  • deflexion
  • heave
  • happening
  • kick
  • twist
  • passing
  • cam stroke
  • wrench
  • moving ridge
  • change of location
  • wring
  • wobble
  • turn
  • travel
  • undulation
  • periodic movement

Antonyms

  • immotility
  • let go of
  • straight line
  • fall

Etymology

  • motion (Anglo-Norman)

3. 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))

4. 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))

5. 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))

6. 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))

7. 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))

8. 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))

9. 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))

10. in

adverb. ['ɪn, ˈɪn'] to or toward the inside of.

Synonyms

  • inward

Antonyms

  • unsnarl
  • recede

Etymology

  • inne (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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