Definition of Set:

  1. Put or bring into a specified state.

  2. (of a tide or current) take or have a specified direction or course.

  3. Any collection of distinct entities or elements.

  4. Adjust (a clock or watch), typically to show the right time.

  5. Harden into a solid or semisolid state.

  6. Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.

  7. Start (a fire).

  8. Sit.

  9. (of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) appear to move toward and below the earths horizon as the earth rotates.

  10. Group of parts, people, or things that are connected with one another because of one or more common characteristics.

  11. Assembly of items required to perform a function.

  12. (of blossom or a tree) develop into or produce (fruit).

Phonetic Pronunciation of Set


Origin of word Set

Late Old English, past participle of set.

Synonyms of Set

Adjust, Regulate, Synchronize, Coordinate, Harmonize, Go down, Sink, Decline, Descend, Drop, Subside, Solidify, Harden, Become solid, Become hard, Stiffen, Thicken, Gel, Start, Begin, Activate, Institute, Initiate, Launch, Get under way, Get going, Get in operation, Get functioning, Get working, Get off the ground, Get the ball rolling, Set the ball rolling, Start the ball rolling, Put, Place, Put down, Lay, Lay down, Deposit, Position, Settle, Station, A to Z, A to izzard, Brownian movement, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Zeitgeist, Abet, Accepted, Accommodate, Accord, Accretion, Acrid, Aculeate, Acuminate, Acute, Adapt, Address, Adhere, Adherence, Adhesion, Adjust, Adjust to, Advance, Aesthetic form, Affix, Affluence, Afflux, Affluxion, Age group, Agglomerate, Agglomeration, Agglutination, Aggregate, Aim, Aim at, Air, All, All and sundry, All ready, All set, Allocate, Allot, Alpha and omega, Anchor, Anchored, Angular motion, Animus, Annex, Appoint, Appropriate to, Aptitude, Aptness, Archetype, Armed, Armed and ready, Arrange, Arranged, Art form, Ascending, Ascent, Ascertained, Aspect, Assemblage, Assign, Assign to, Assigned, Assimilate, Assured, Attach, Attested, Attitude, Attune, Authorize, Axial motion, Azimuth, Back number, Back-number, Backed, Backflowing, Backing, Backward motion, Balking, Balky, Banal, Band, Barb, Base, Battalion, Battery, Be gravid, Be knocked up, Be pregnant, Be seated, Be with child, Be-all, Be-all and end-all, Bear, Bearing, Bearings, Bed, Beginning and end, Belay, Bend, Bend to, Bent, Bestow, Bet, Bevy, Bewhiskered, Bias, Bigoted, Block, Block out, Blood, Blueprinted, Body, Bonded, Booted and spurred, Borne, Bracket, Branch, Breed, Briefed, Brigade, Broadcast, Bromidic, Brood, Build, Build in, Bulldogged, Bulletheaded, Bullheaded, Bump, Bunch, Burden with, Cabal, Cabinet, Cadre, Cake, Calcified, Calculated, Callous, Calloused, Camarilla, Candy, Career, Carry, Carry young, Carve, Case-hardened, Cast, Caste, Category, Cave, Cave in, Celestial navigation, Cell, Cement, Cemented, Certain, Certified, Character, Charge, Charmed circle, Charted, Chassis, Chisel, Chronic, Cicatrize, Cinch, Circle, Circumscribed, Circumscript, Clabber, Clamp, Clan, Clasp, Class, Cleave, Climbing, Clinch, Cling, Cling to, Clinging, Clique, Clock, Close, Close up, Closed circle, Clot, Clotting, Clump, Cluster, Clustering, Coached, Coagulate, Coagulation, Cock, Cocked, Cohere, Coherence, Cohesion, Cohesiveness, Cohort, Collection, Common, Commonplace, Compaction, Company, Complement, Comportment, Compose, Concourse, Concrete, Concretion, Condensation, Condense, Conduce, Configuration, Confirm, Confirmed, Confluence, Conflux, Conformable, Conformation, Congeal, Congealment, Congelation, Conglobation, Conglomerate, Conglomeration, Console, Consolidation, Constant, Constitution, Consuetudinary, Contingent, Contribute, Contrived, Conventional, Coordinate, Copy, Corny, Corps, Coterie, Couple, Course, Cover, Covey, Cramp, Create, Crew, Crosscurrent, Crowd, Crusted, Crusty, Crystallize, Crystallized, Curd, Curdle, Current, Customary, Cut, Cut to, Cut-and-dried, Cutting, Dead reckoning, Decided, Decisive, Decline, Decree, Deep-dye, Deep-dyed, Deep-engraven, Deep-fixed, Deep-grounded, Deep-laid, Deep-rooted, Deep-seated, Deep-set, Deep-settled, Define, Defined, Definite, Defluxion, Delimited, Demand, Demarcated, Demeanor, Denominate, Deployed, Deportment, Deposit, Descend, Descending, Descent, Designate, Designed, Destine, Detachment, Detail, Determinate, Determine, Determined, Devised, Diathesis, Dibble, Dictate, Diehard, Dip, Direct, Direction, Direction line, Directionize, Dispose, Disposition, Disseminate, Division, Dogged, Dogmatic, Double-edged, Downflow, Downpour, Downward motion, Drift, Driftage, Drill, Droop, Drop, Dry, Dyed-in-the-wool, Each and every, Earmark, Ebb, Ebbing, Eccentricity, Edge, Edged, Edition, Efform, Elite, Elite group, Embed, Embedded, Embosomed, Embossed, Embrace, Emplace, Emplaced, Encircled, Engraft, Engrafted, Engrave, Engraved, Enjoin, Ensconce, Ensconced, Entrench, Entrenched, Equalize, Equipped, Especial, Establish, Established, Estate, Etch, Etched, Everyday, Everything, Exact, Exposure, Faction, Fade, Familiar, Familiarized, Fanatic, Fashion, Fast, Fasten, Fasten upon, Fastened, Fate, Featheredged, Figuration, Figure, Figured, File, Fine, Firm, Firmly established, Fit, Fix, Fix on, Fixed, Fleet, Flight, Flinty, Flood, Flop, Flop down, Flow, Flow back, Flow in, Flow out, Flowing, Fluency, Flump, Flump down, Flush, Flux, Foment, Forest, Forge, Form, Formalize, Format, Formation, Forward motion, Fossilized, Found, Founder, Frame, Freeze to, Freight with, Frontage, Fusty, Game, Gang, Gear to, Gel, Gelatinate, Gelatinize, Generally accepted, Genius, Genre, Gestate, Get up steam, Give way, Glacial movement, Glued, Go, Go down, Good and ready, Grade, Graft, Grain, Granulate, Granulated, Grapple, Grasp, Graven, Grind, Groomed, Ground, Group, Grouping, Groupment, Grow together, Guaranteed, Gush, Hackney, Hackneyed, Hang on, Hang together, Hardened, Hardheaded, Harmonize, Hatch, Have a tendency, Head, Heading, Headstrong, Heal, Heal over, Hedged about, Helmsmanship, Hew, Hold, Hold a heading, Hold on, Hold together, Homologate, Homologize, Hone, Hornified, Housing, Hover, Hug, Idiosyncrasy, Immovable, Impact, Implant, Implanted, Impose, Impose on, Impose upon, Impress, Impressed, Impression, Imprint, Imprinted, In arms, In battle array, In readiness, In the bag, In the saddle, In the works, In-group, Inclination, Incline, Incorrigible, Incrassate, Incrusted, Incubate, Inculcated, Indelibly impressed, Indicate, Individualism, Indurate, Indurated, Ineffectual, Infix, Infixed, Inflexible, Inflict on, Inflict upon, Inflow, Informed, Ingrain, Ingrained, Ingroup, Ingrown, Inner circle, Inner form, Inscribe, Inseminate, Inseparability, Inspissate, Install, Installed, Instigate, Instilled, Instruct, Instrument, Instrumentate, Intent, Intolerant, Invest, Inveterate, Inwrought, Irreversible, Issue, Jam, Jammed, Jell, Jellify, Jelly, Junction, Junta, Junto, Justify, Keen, Keen-edged, Key to, Kidney, Kin, Kit, Knack, Knead, Knifelike, Knit, Knock out, Knot, Label, Lapidified, Lapse, Lay, Lay down, Lay on, Lay out, Lay the foundation, Layout, Lead, Lean, Leaning, Length and breadth, Level, Level at, Levy, Library, Library edition, Lick into shape, Lie, Limited, Line, Line of direction, Line of march, Line of position, Load, Loaded, Loaded for bear, Located, Lodge, Long-established, Look to, Look-alikes, Lopper, Lot, Lower, Loyal, Lump, Made sure, Main current, Mainstream, Make, Make an adaptation, Make assignments, Make fast, Make obligatory, Make plumb, Make uniform, Make up, Makeup, Mark, Mark off, Mark out for, Mass, Matching pair, Matrix, Mature, Mean, Measure, Melodize, Mental set, Mention, Methodized, Mettle, Mien, Mill run, Millrace, Mind, Mind-set, Mint, Mise-en-scene, Mob, Mobilized, Modality, Mode, Model, Mold, Moor, Moth-eaten, Motion, Mounting, Movement, Mulish, Musicalize, Musty, Nailed down, Name, Narrow, Nature, Navigation, Normal, Nose, Number, Oblique motion, Obstinate, Obtaining, Oilstone, Old hat, Old-line, On a rock, On bedrock, On ice, On the agenda, On the anvil, On the calendar, On the carpet, On the docket, On the mark, On the tapis, One and all, Ongoing, Onrush, Onward course, Open-and-shut, Opinionated, Orchestrate, Ordain, Order, Ordinary, Organized, Orientation, Ossified, Out-group, Outfit, Outflow, Overrun, Overzealous, Pack, Package, Package deal, Pair, Paltry, Park, Party, Passage, Pattern, Peer group, Perch, Persevering, Persist, Pertinacious, Petrified, Phalanx, Pi, Pi a form, Pick out, Pigeonhole, Pigheaded, Pilotage, Piloting, Pin down, Pitch, Place, Placed, Planned, Plant, Planted, Platitudinous, Platoon, Play, Plop, Plop down, Plotted, Plump, Plunging, Point, Point at, Point out, Point to, Popular, Port, Portion off, Pose, Posit, Position, Position line, Positioned, Posse, Post, Posted, Pot, Pour, Prearranged, Predicament, Predilection, Predisposition, Preference, Prepare, Prepared, Prepared and ready, Prescribe, Prescribed, Prescriptive, Presence, Present, Prevalent, Prime, Primed, Print, Printing, Proclivity, Progress, Projected, Proportion, Prototype, Proved, Provided, Provoke, Psyched up, Put, Put down, Put in, Put in tune, Put on, Put to, Put to music, Put up, Put upon, Quarter, Race, Radial motion, Radio, Radio bearing, Radio receiver, Radio set, Radio telescope, Raise, Random motion, Range, Rank, Rating, Rationalized, Razor-edged, Ready, Ready for anything, Received, Receiver, Receiving set, Reconcile, Rectify, Redound to, Reflowing, Refluence, Reflux, Reforest, Regiment, Regression, Regular, Regulate, Regulation, Regurgitate, Reinforced, Remain seated, Require, Reserve, Reset, Resolute, Resolved, Restive, Restrict, Restrict to, Retimber, Retrogression, Right, Right itself, Rigid, Rigidified, Ring, Ripe, Rising, Riveted, Roost, Root, Rooted, Rough out, Roughcast, Roughhew, Rubric, Run, Rush, Saddle with, Sag, Salon, Sapling, Scab over, Scatter seed, Scenery, Schedule, Scheduled, Schematized, School edition, Scion, Sclerotic, Score, Screw up, Sculpt, Sculpture, Seat, Seated, Section, Secure, Seed, Seed down, Seedling, Select, Self-willed, Seminate, Sept, Series, Serve, Set apart, Set aside, Set in, Set in print, Set off, Set on, Set right, Set to, Set to music, Set toward, Set up, Setting, Settle, Settle down, Settled, Settled in habit, Shape, Shaped, Sharp, Sharpen, Shoot, Show a tendency, Sideward motion, Sight on, Significant form, Signify, Similarize, Sink, Sink down, Sinking, Sit, Sit down, Situate, Situated, Slant, Slip, Slouch, Slump, Slump down, Small, Soaring, Solidification, Solidified, Solidify, Sot, Sound, Sow, Sow broadcast, Spate, Special, Specialize, Specific, Specified, Specify, Spiculate, Spotted, Spread, Sprig, Sprout, Spur, Squad, Square, Stabilized, Stable, Stage, Stage set, Stage setting, Stake, Stale, Stamp, Standard, Staple, State, Stated, Station, Stationed, Status, Staunch, Stay, Stay put, Steadfast, Steady, Steam up, Steeled, Steely, Steer, Steerage, Steering, Stereotype, Stereotyped, Sternway, Stick, Stick together, Sticking, Stiff-necked, Stiffened, Stipulate, Stipulated, Stir up, Stock, Strain, Strap, Strategetic, Strategic, Stratum, Streak, Stream, Strengthened, String, Stripe, Strong-willed, Strongheaded, Strop, Structure, Stubborn, Stuck, Style, Subdivision, Subgroup, Subject to, Submerge, Submit, Suborder, Subside, Subsiding, Sucker, Suit, Suite, Sulky, Sullen, Sur le tapis, Surge, Surge back, Surrounded, Swag, Swing, Sync, Synchronize, Systematized, Tactical, Tag, Tailor, Take a set, Take hold of, Talent, Taped, Taper, Task, Tax, Team, Temper, Temperament, Tenacious, Tend, Tend to go, Tendency, Tenor, Tested, The corpus, The ensemble, The entirety, The general tendency, The lot, The main course, The whole, The whole range, Thermoform, Thick, Thicken, Thorough, Threadbare, Tide, Tight, Tighten, Time spirit, Time-honored, Timeworn, Title, Tone, Toughened, Track, Trade book, Trade edition, Traditional, Train, Train upon, Traject, Trajet, Transcribe, Transplant, Transpose, Trend, Tribe, Trice up, Tried, Trim, Trim to, Trite, Troop, Troupe, True, True up, Truistic, Tune, Turn, Turn of mind, Turn upon, Twig, Twins, Twist, Two-edged, Type, Unbending, Uncooperative, Undeflectable, Undercurrent, Undertow, Unflappable, Unoriginal, Unregenerate, Unshaken, Unswerving, Unyielding, Up in arms, Upward motion, Usual, Verge, Vest, Vested, Vigilant, Vitrified, Volume, Wager, Warm up, Warmed-over, Warp, Warranted, Water flow, Way, We-group, Wedge, Wedged, Weight down with, Well-established, Well-founded, Well-grounded, Well-known, Well-prepared, Well-set, Well-settled, Well-worn, Whet, Whip up, Widespread, Willful, Wind, Wind up, Wing, Wireless, Wireless set, Wonted, Work, Work toward, Worked out, Worn, Worn thin, Write, Yoke with

How to use Set in a sentence?

  1. The group of children played with the set of blocks putting them together to form parts of a community which included a home, a firehouse and a police station.
  2. The hostages were set free.
  3. Dana set the mug of tea down.
  4. Wait until first flowers have set fruit before planting out the peppers.
  5. Cook for a further thirty-five minutes until the filling has set.
  6. I sold my entire set of Harry Potter books on Ebay, so now I can pay for some new Nike shoes.
  7. The sun was setting and a warm red glow filled the sky.
  8. The actress was supposed to arrive on set at ten am and she ended up arriving at twelve pm, which meant she would be fired.
  9. The school had been broken into and the fire had been set.
  10. Set your watch immediately to local time at your destination.
  11. A perfect lady—just set in her seat and stared.

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