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How to Pronounce set?

Correct pronunciation for the word "set" is [sˈɛt], [sˈɛt], [s_ˈɛ_t].

Definition of set

  1. A number of things of the same kind, or fitted to be used together; a number of persons associated; a number of particular things united in the formation of a whole; a young plant for growth; descent below the horizon; flow; a permanent twist. A dead set, the act of a setter dog when it discovers the game; a concerted scheme to defraud; a determined stand.
  2. Regular; formal; fixed in opinion; determined; pre-determined; prescribed.
  3. To pass below the horizon; to be fixed hard; to fix music to words; to congeal or concrete; to plant; to flow; to point at, as a dog; to apply one's self. To set one's self about, to enter upon. To set one's self, to apply one's self. To set about, to fall on. To set in, to begin. To set forward, to begin to march. To set on or upon, to assault. To set out, to begin a journey. To set to, to apply one's self to. To set up, to begin business.
  4. To place in any situation; to locate; to put; to fix; to regulate; to adapt; to plant; to stud; to point; to replace; to appoint; to bring to a fine edge; to spread. To set before, to exhibit. To set by the compass, to observe the bearing or situation of a distant object by the compass. To set about, to begin, or apply to. To set one's self against, to place one's self in a state of opposition. To set against, to oppose. To set apart, to separate from the rest. To set aside, to omit for the present; to reject. To set abroach, to spread. To set a going, to cause to begin to move. To set by, to set apart. To set down, to place upon the ground; to register. To set forth, to manifest; to exhibit. To set forward, to advance. To set off, to adorn; to eulogize. To set upon, to incite. To set out, to assign; to adorn; to state at large. To set up, to erect; to institute. To set at naught, to undervalue. To set in order, to reduce to method. To set eyes on, to behold. To set the teeth on edge, to affect the teeth with a painful sensation. To set over, to appoint or constitute. To set right, to put in order. To set sail, to commence sailing. To set at ease, to tranquillize. To set free, to release from confinement. To set at work, to cause to enter on work. To set on fire, to communicate fire to; to irritate. To set before, to propose.

Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language By Nuttall, P.Austin

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What is the present tense of Set?

  • The personal forms of the verb "set" in present tense are:

  • - I set

  • - You set

  • - He/she/it sets

  • - We set

  • - You set

  • - They set
  • What is the past tense of Set?

  • The personal forms of the verb "set" in the past tense are:

  • - I set

  • - You set

  • - He/she/it set

  • - We set

  • - You (plural) set

  • - They set
  • What is the adverb for set?

    The adverb form of the word "set" is "firmly" or "securely".

    What is the adjective for set?

    The adjective form of the word "set" is "set".

    Usage over time for set:

    This graph shows how "set" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

    What is the plural form of set?

    The plural of the "set" can be the "sets".

    What is the singular form of set?

    The singular of the "set" can be the "set".

    Synonyms for Set:


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