English

Detailed Synonyms for setting in English

setting:

setting [the ~] noun

  1. the setting
    the mounting; the setting; the composing work; the type setting; the placing; the printing work; the composing
  2. the setting
    the setting
  3. the setting
    – arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted 1
    the setting; the stage setting; the mise en scene
    – arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted 1
  4. the setting
    – a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place 1
    the setting; the mount
    – a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place 1
    • setting [the ~] noun
    • mount [the ~] noun
      • the diamond was in a plain gold mount1
  5. the setting
    – a table service for one person 1
    the setting; the place setting
    – a table service for one person 1
  6. the setting
    – the context and environment in which something is set 1
    the setting; the scene
    – the context and environment in which something is set 1
    • setting [the ~] noun
      • the perfect setting for a ghost story1
    • scene [the ~] noun
  7. the setting
    – the physical position of something 1
    the setting
    – the physical position of something 1
    • setting [the ~] noun
      • he changed the setting on the thermostat1
  8. the setting
    – the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event 1
    the setting; the context; the circumstance
    – the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event 1
  9. the setting
    – the state of the environment in which a situation exists 1
    the scope; the setting; the background
    – the state of the environment in which a situation exists 1
  10. the setting
    – A configuration parameter or element that controls the behavior of a service, application, feature, function, or a run-time environment. 2
    the setting
    – A configuration parameter or element that controls the behavior of a service, application, feature, function, or a run-time environment. 2

Alternate Synonyms for "setting":


Related Definitions for "setting":

  1. arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted1
  2. a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place1
  3. a table service for one person1
  4. the context and environment in which something is set1
    • the perfect setting for a ghost story1
  5. the physical position of something1
    • he changed the setting on the thermostat1
  6. the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event1
  7. the state of the environment in which a situation exists1
    • you can't do that in a university setting1
  8. A configuration parameter or element that controls the behavior of a service, application, feature, function, or a run-time environment.2

set:

to set verb (sets, set, setting)

  1. to set
    to lay; to place; to deposit; laydown; to set; to situate; to put down; to set down; to station
    • lay verb (lays, laid, laying)
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
    • deposit verb (deposits, deposited, depositing)
    • laydown verb
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • situate verb (situates, situated, situating)
    • put down verb (puts down, put down, putting down)
    • set down verb (sets down, set down, setting down)
    • station verb (stations, stationed, stationing)
  2. to set
    to set
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
  3. to set
    to sink; go under
    – go under, 1
    • sink verb (sinks, sank, sinking)
      • The raft sank and its occupants drowned1
    • go under verb (goes under, went under, going under)
    to perish
    – pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life 1
    • perish verb (perishes, perished, perishing)
      • The children perished in the fire1
    to suffer; to set
    • suffer verb (suffers, suffered, suffering)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    succumb
    – be fatally overwhelmed 1
    • succumb verb (succumbs, succumbed, succumbing)
    submerge
    – sink below the surface; go under or as if under water 1
    • submerge verb (submerges, submerged, submerging)
  4. to set
    to situate; to place; to locate; to set; to station; to put
    • situate verb (situates, situated, situating)
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
    • locate verb (locates, located, locating)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • station verb (stations, stationed, stationing)
    • put verb (puts, put, putting)
    to post
    – assign to a station 1
    • post verb (posts, posted, posting)
  5. to set
    to initiate; start off; to set
  6. to set
    to synchronize; to set; to synchronise
    • synchronize verb, American (synchronizes, synchronized, synchronizing)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • synchronise verb, British
  7. to set
    to coagulate; to solidify; to set
    • coagulate verb (coagulates, coagulated, coagulating)
    • solidify verb (solidifies, solidified, solidifying)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
  8. to set
    – arrange attractively 1
    to set; to arrange; to do; to dress; coiffure; coif; coiffe
    – arrange attractively 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • arrange verb (arranges, arranged, arranging)
    • do verb (does, did, doing)
    • dress verb (dresss, dressed, dressing)
      • dress my hair for the wedding1
    • coiffure verb
    • coif verb
    • coiffe verb
  9. to set
    – bear fruit 1
    to set; fructify
    – bear fruit 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • fructify verb
      • the apple trees fructify1
  10. to set
    – alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard 1
    to set; to adjust; to correct
    – alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • adjust verb (adjusts, adjusted, adjusting)
    • correct verb (corrects, corrected, correcting)
      • correct the alignment of the front wheels1
  11. to set
    – set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly 1
    to set
    – set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set clocks or instruments1
  12. to set
    – put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state 1
    to set
    – put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set the house afire1
  13. to set
    – make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc 1
    to set; to set up; to fix; to prepare; ready; gear up
    – make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • set up verb (sets up, set up, setting up)
    • fix verb (fixes, fixed, fixing)
      • I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill1
    • prepare verb (prepares, prepared, preparing)
      • prepare for war1
    • ready verb
      • Get the children ready for school!1
    • gear up verb
  14. to set
    – get ready for a particular purpose or event 1
    to set; to set up; to lay out
    – get ready for a particular purpose or event 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set the table1
    • set up verb (sets up, set up, setting up)
      • set up an experiment1
    • lay out verb (lays out, laid out, laying out)
      • lay out the tools for the surgery1
  15. to set
    – equip with sails or masts 1
    to set; to set up; to rig
    – equip with sails or masts 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • set up verb (sets up, set up, setting up)
    • rig verb (rigs, rigged, rigging)
      • rig a ship1
  16. to set
    – become gelatinous 1
    to set; to congeal; jell
    – become gelatinous 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • congeal verb (congeals, congealed, congealing)
    • jell verb
      • the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme1
  17. to set
    – estimate 1
    to set; to put; to place
    – estimate 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • put verb (puts, put, putting)
      • We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.1
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
  18. to set
    – fix conclusively or authoritatively 1
    to determine; to set
    – fix conclusively or authoritatively 1
    • determine verb (determines, determined, determining)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set the rules1
  19. to set
    – decide upon or fix definitely 1
    to determine; to define; to set; to fix; to limit; to specify
    – decide upon or fix definitely 1
    • determine verb (determines, determined, determining)
    • define verb (defines, defined, defining)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • fix verb (fixes, fixed, fixing)
      • fix the variables1
    • limit verb (limits, limited, limiting)
    • specify verb (specifies, specified, specifying)
      • specify the parameters1
  20. to set
    – establish as the highest level or best performance 1
    to set; to mark
    – establish as the highest level or best performance 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set a record1
    • mark verb (marks, marked, marking)
  21. to set
    – urge to attack someone 1
    to set; sic
    – urge to attack someone 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • sic verb
      • The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders1
      • the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits1
  22. to set
    – give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor 1
    to set
    – give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
  23. to set
    – put into a certain place or abstract location 1
    to lay; to set; to put; to place; to pose; position
    – put into a certain place or abstract location 1
    • lay verb (lays, laid, laying)
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • put verb (puts, put, putting)
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
    • pose verb (poses, posed, posing)
    • position verb
  24. to set
    – insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) 1
    to set; countersink
    – insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) 1
  25. to set
    – put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground 1
    to set; to plant
    – put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
    • plant verb (plants, planted, planting)
      • Let's plant flowers in the garden1
  26. to set
    – fix in a border 1
    to set
    – fix in a border 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • The goldsmith set the diamond1
  27. to set
    – put into a position that will restore a normal state 1
    to set
    – put into a position that will restore a normal state 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set a broken bone1
  28. to set
    – apply or start 1
    to set
    – apply or start 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set fire to a building1
  29. to set
    – adapt for performance in a different way 1
    to set; to arrange
    – adapt for performance in a different way 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set this poem to music1
    • arrange verb (arranges, arranged, arranging)
  30. to set
    – locate 1
    to set; to place; to localize; localise
    – locate 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • The film is set in Africa1
    • place verb (places, placed, placing)
    • localize verb, American (localizes, localized, localizing)
    • localise verb, British
  31. to set
    – set in type 1
    to set; typeset
    – set in type 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • set these words in italics1
    • typeset verb
      • My book will be typeset nicely1
  32. to set
    – disappear beyond the horizon 1
    to set; to go down; to go under
    – disappear beyond the horizon 1
    • set verb (sets, set, setting)
      • the sun sets early these days1
    • go down verb (goes down, went down, going down)
    • go under verb (goes under, went under, going under)

Conjugations for set:

present
  1. set
  2. set
  3. sets
  4. set
  5. set
  6. set
simple past
  1. set
  2. set
  3. set
  4. set
  5. set
  6. set
present perfect
  1. have set
  2. have set
  3. has set
  4. have set
  5. have set
  6. have set
past continuous
  1. was setting
  2. were setting
  3. was setting
  4. were setting
  5. were setting
  6. were setting
future
  1. shall set
  2. will set
  3. will set
  4. shall set
  5. will set
  6. will set
continuous present
  1. am setting
  2. are setting
  3. is setting
  4. are setting
  5. are setting
  6. are setting
subjunctive
  1. be set
  2. be set
  3. be set
  4. be set
  5. be set
  6. be set
diverse
  1. set!
  2. let's set!
  3. set
  4. setting
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

set [the ~] noun

  1. the set
    the set; the games
  2. the set
    the certain amount; the bunch; the set
  3. the set
    the competition
    – an occasion on which a winner is selected from among two or more contestants 1
    the contest; the game; the play; the set
    the match
    – a formal contest in which two or more persons or teams compete 1
  4. the set
    the match pair; the set; the team
  5. the set
    the crowd; the accumulation; the bunch; the assembling; the set; the gathering; the gang; the collection; the clutter; the party
  6. the set
    the heat; the set; the round
  7. the set
    the clique; the coterie; the private chat; the set; the small circle
  8. the set
    – several exercises intended to be done in series 1
    the set; the exercise set
    – several exercises intended to be done in series 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • he did four sets of the incline bench press1
    • exercise set [the ~] noun
  9. the set
    – the act of putting something in position 1
    the set
    – the act of putting something in position 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • he gave a final set to his hat1
  10. the set
    – any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals 1
    the set
    – any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the early sets ran on storage batteries1
  11. the set
    – representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production 1
    the set; the stage set
    – representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the sets were meticulously authentic1
    • stage set [the ~] noun
  12. the set
    – (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way 1
    the set; the readiness
    – (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution1
      • his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set1
    • readiness [the ~] noun
  13. the set
    – a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way 1
    the set; the bent
    – a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the set of his mind was obvious1
    • bent [the ~] noun
  14. the set
    – the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon 1
    the set
    – the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • before the set of sun1
  15. the set
    – a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used 1
    the set
    – a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • a set of books1
      • a set of golf clubs1
      • a set of teeth1
  16. the set
    – (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols 1
    the set
    – (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the set of prime numbers is infinite1
  17. the set
    – an unofficial association of people or groups 1
    the set; the lot; the band; the circle
    – an unofficial association of people or groups 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • the smart set goes there1
    • lot [the ~] noun
      • they were an angry lot1
    • band [the ~] noun
    • circle [the ~] noun
  18. the set
    – the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization 1
    the set; the curing; the hardening; the solidifying; the solidification
    – the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization 1
  19. the set
    – a unit of play in tennis or squash 1
    the set
    – a unit of play in tennis or squash 1
    • set [the ~] noun
      • they played two sets of tennis after dinner1
  20. the set
    – A grouping of dimension members or items from a data source that are named and treated as a single unit and can be referenced or reused multiple times. 2
    the set; the named set
    – A grouping of dimension members or items from a data source that are named and treated as a single unit and can be referenced or reused multiple times. 2
  21. the set
    – A named collection of objects. Typically sets are used to organize resources based on rules. 2
    the set
    – A named collection of objects. Typically sets are used to organize resources based on rules. 2
    • set [the ~] noun

set adj

  1. set
    taut; set; fixed
  2. set
    rigid; stern; star; stiff; fixed; petrified; set; fossilized; fossilised
  3. set
    – converted to solid form (as concrete) 1
    set; hardened
    – converted to solid form (as concrete) 1
  4. set
    – fixed and unmoving 1
    set; rigid; fixed
    – fixed and unmoving 1
    • set adj
      • with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare1
      • his bearded face already has a set hollow look1
    • rigid adj
      • a face rigid with pain1
    • fixed adj
      • with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare1
  5. set
    – set down according to a plan: 1
    set; laid
    – set down according to a plan: 1
    • set adj
      • a carefully laid table with places set for four people1
    • laid adj
      • a carefully laid table with places set for four people1
      • stones laid in a pattern1
  6. set
    – (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed 1
    set; fit; primed
    – (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed 1
    • set adj
      • we are set to go at any time1
    • fit adj
      • in no fit state to continue1
      • fit to drop1
      • laughing fit to burst1
      • she was fit to scream1
    • primed adj
      • primed for a fight1
  7. set
    – situated in a particular spot or position 1
    set; situated; located; placed
    – situated in a particular spot or position 1
    • set adj
      • a house set on a hilltop1
    • situated adj
      • nicely situated on a quiet riverbank1
    • located adj
      • valuable centrally located urban land1
    • placed adj
      • strategically placed artillery1
  8. set
    – determined or decided upon as by an authority 1
    set; determined; dictated
    – determined or decided upon as by an authority 1
    • set adj
      • the time set for the launching1
    • determined adj
      • date and place are already determined1
    • dictated adj
      • the dictated terms of surrender1
  9. set
    – being below the horizon 1
    set
    – being below the horizon 1
    • set adj
      • the moon is set1

Related Words for "set":


Alternate Synonyms for "set":


Antonyms for "set":


Related Definitions for "set":

  1. converted to solid form (as concrete)1
  2. fixed and unmoving1
    • with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare1
    • his bearded face already has a set hollow look1
  3. set down according to a plan:1
    • a carefully laid table with places set for four people1
  4. (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed1
    • we are set to go at any time1
  5. situated in a particular spot or position1
    • a house set on a hilltop1
  6. determined or decided upon as by an authority1
    • the time set for the launching1
  7. being below the horizon1
    • the moon is set1
  8. several exercises intended to be done in series1
    • he did four sets of the incline bench press1
  9. the act of putting something in position1
    • he gave a final set to his hat1
  10. any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals1
    • the early sets ran on storage batteries1
  11. representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production1
    • the sets were meticulously authentic1
  12. (psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way1
    • the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution1
    • his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set1
  13. a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way1
    • the set of his mind was obvious1
  14. the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon1
    • before the set of sun1
  15. a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used1
    • a set of books1
    • a set of golf clubs1
    • a set of teeth1
  16. (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols1
    • the set of prime numbers is infinite1
  17. an unofficial association of people or groups1
    • the smart set goes there1
  18. the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization1
    • he tested the set of the glue1
  19. a unit of play in tennis or squash1
    • they played two sets of tennis after dinner1
  20. arrange attractively1
  21. bear fruit1
  22. alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard1
  23. set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly1
    • set clocks or instruments1
  24. put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state1
    • set the house afire1
  25. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc1
  26. get ready for a particular purpose or event1
    • set the table1
  27. equip with sails or masts1
  28. become gelatinous1
  29. estimate1
  30. fix conclusively or authoritatively1
    • set the rules1
  31. decide upon or fix definitely1
  32. establish as the highest level or best performance1
    • set a record1
  33. urge to attack someone1
  34. give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor1
  35. put into a certain place or abstract location1
  36. insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)1
  37. put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground1
  38. fix in a border1
    • The goldsmith set the diamond1
  39. put into a position that will restore a normal state1
    • set a broken bone1
  40. apply or start1
    • set fire to a building1
  41. adapt for performance in a different way1
    • set this poem to music1
  42. locate1
    • The film is set in Africa1
  43. set in type1
    • set these words in italics1
  44. disappear beyond the horizon1
    • the sun sets early these days1
  45. A grouping of dimension members or items from a data source that are named and treated as a single unit and can be referenced or reused multiple times.2
  46. A named collection of objects. Typically sets are used to organize resources based on rules.2

Related Synonyms for setting