1. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used (synset 108013131)
    "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
  2. (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols (synset 108016141)
    "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
  3. Several exercises intended to be done in series (synset 100626939)
    "he did four sets of the incline bench press"
  4. Representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production (synset 104304614)
    "the sets were meticulously authentic"
  5. An unofficial association of people or groups (synset 108257090)
    "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  6. A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way (synset 106209437)
    "the set of his mind was obvious"
  7. The act of putting something in position (synset 101054777)
    "he gave a final set to his hat"
  8. A unit of play in tennis or squash (synset 115281228)
    "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
  9. The process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization (synset 113512263)
    "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"
  10. Evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout;
    Brother and murderer of Osiris (synset 109536704)
  11. The descent of a heavenly body below the horizon (synset 107378145)
    "before the set of sun"
  12. (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way (synset 105682428)
    "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"
  13. Any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals (synset 104183589)
    "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
  1. (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed (synset 301937602)
    "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"
  2. Fixed and unmoving (synset 301568996)
    "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"; "a face rigid with pain"
  3. Situated in a particular spot or position (synset 302133811)
    "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"
  4. Set down according to a plan (synset 301685966)
    "a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"
  5. Being below the horizon (synset 302502978)
    "the moon is set"
  6. Determined or decided upon as by an authority (synset 302137288)
    "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
  7. Converted to solid form (as concrete) (synset 301155594)
  1. Put into a certain place or abstract location (synset 201496967)
    "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  2. Fix conclusively or authoritatively (synset 200701581)
    "set the rules"
  3. Decide upon or fix definitely (synset 200949109)
    "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
  4. Establish as the highest level or best performance (synset 201064417)
    "set a record"
  5. Put into a certain state;
    Cause to be in a certain state (synset 200299677)
    "set the house afire"
  6. Fix in a border (synset 201610349)
    "The goldsmith set the diamond"
  7. Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc (synset 200407168)
    "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
  8. Set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly (synset 200299337)
    "set clocks or instruments"
  9. Locate (synset 201715608)
    "The film is set in Africa"
  10. Disappear beyond the horizon (synset 201974660)
    "the sun sets early these days"
  11. Adapt for performance in a different way (synset 201709988)
    "set this poem to music"
  12. Put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground (synset 201570056)
    "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
  13. Apply or start (synset 201632091)
    "set fire to a building"
  14. Become gelatinous (synset 200443624)
    "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
  15. Set in type (synset 201748696)
    "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics"
  16. Put into a position that will restore a normal state (synset 201616143)
    "set a broken bone"
  17. Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) (synset 201533061)
  18. Give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor (synset 201249886)
  19. Urge to attack someone (synset 201117424)
    "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
  20. Estimate (synset 200675367)
    "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
  21. Equip with sails or masts (synset 200409010)
    "rig a ship"
  22. Get ready for a particular purpose or event (synset 200408773)
    "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
  23. Alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard (synset 200296959)
    "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  24. Bear fruit (synset 200055930)
    "the apple trees fructify"
  25. Arrange attractively (synset 200038562)
    "dress my hair for the wedding"

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