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      vb   , sets, setting, set   mainly tr  
1    to put or place in position or into a specified state or condition  
to set a book on the table, to set someone free     
2    also intr; foll by: to or on   to put or be put (to); apply or be applied  
he set fire to the house, they set the dogs on the scent     
3    to put into order or readiness for use; prepare  
to set a trap, to set the table for dinner     
4    also intr   to put, form, or be formed into a jelled, firm, fixed, or rigid state  
the jelly set in three hours     
5    also intr   to put or be put into a position that will restore a normal state  
to set a broken bone     
6    to adjust (a clock or other instrument) to a position  
7    to determine or establish  
we have set the date for our wedding     
8    to prescribe or allot (an undertaking, course of study, etc.)  
the examiners have set ``Paradise Lost''     
9    to arrange in a particular fashion, esp. an attractive one  
she set her hair, the jeweller set the diamonds in silver     
10    (of clothes) to hang or fit (well or badly) when worn  
11      (Also)    set to music   to provide music for (a poem or other text to be sung)  
12      (Also)    set up     (Printing)   to arrange or produce (type, film, etc.) from (text or copy); compose  
13    to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc.) with scenery and props  
14    to describe or present (a scene or the background to a literary work, story, etc.) in words  
his novel is set in Russia     
15    to present as a model of good or bad behaviour (esp. in the phrases set an example, set a good example, set a bad example)  
16    foll by: on or by   to value (something) at a specified price or estimation of worth  
he set a high price on his services     
17    foll by: at   to price (the value of something) at a specified sum  
he set his services at £300     
18    also intr   to give or be given a particular direction  
his course was set to the East     
19    also intr   to rig (a sail) or (of a sail) to be rigged so as to catch the wind  
20    intr   (of the sun, moon, etc.) to disappear beneath the horizon  
21    to leave (dough, etc.) in one place so that it may prove  
22    to sharpen (a cutting blade) by grinding or honing the angle adjacent to the cutting edge  
23    to displace alternate teeth of (a saw) to opposite sides of the blade in order to increase the cutting efficiency  
24    to sink (the head of a nail) below the surface surrounding it by using a nail set  
25      (Computing)   to give (a binary circuit) the value 1  
26    (of plants) to produce (fruits, seeds, etc.) after pollination or (of fruits or seeds) to develop after pollination  
27    to plant (seeds, seedlings, etc.)  
28    to place (a hen) on (eggs) for the purpose of incubation  
29    intr   (of a gun dog) to turn in the direction of game, indicating its presence  
30      (Scot. and Irish)   to let or lease  
to set a house     
31      (Bridge)   to defeat (one's opponents) in their attempt to make a contract  
32       a dialect word for       sit  
33    set eyes on   to see  
      n  
34    the act of setting or the state of being set  
35    a condition of firmness or hardness  
36    bearing, carriage, or posture  
the set of a gun dog when pointing     
37    the fit or hang of a garment, esp. when worn  
38    the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc.  
39      (Also called)    set width     (Printing)  
a    the width of the body of a piece of type  
b    the width of the lines of type in a page or column  
40      (Nautical)  
a    the cut of the sails or the arrangement of the sails, spars, rigging, etc., of a vessel  
b    the direction from which a wind is blowing or towards which a tide or current is moving  
41      (Psychol)   a temporary bias disposing an organism to react to a stimulus in one way rather than in others  
42    a seedling, cutting, or similar part that is ready for planting  
onion sets     
43    a blacksmith's tool with a short head similar to a cold chisel set transversely onto a handle and used, when struck with a hammer, for cutting off lengths of iron bars  
44       See       nail set  
45    a mechanical distortion of shape or alignment  
46       a variant spelling of       sett  
      adj  
47    fixed or established by authority or agreement  
set hours of work     
48    usually postpositive   rigid or inflexible  
she is set in her ways     
49    conventional, artificial, or stereotyped, rather than spontaneous  
she made her apology in set phrases     
50    postpositive; foll by: on or upon   resolute in intention  
he is set upon marrying     
51    (of a book, etc.) prescribed for students' preparation for an examination,   (See also)        set about       set against       set aside       set back       set down       set forth       set in       set off       set on       set out       set to       set up       set upon  
     (Old English settan, causative of sittan to sit; related to Old Frisian setta, Old High German sezzan)  
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set          [2]  
      n  
1    a number of objects or people grouped or belonging together, often forming a unit or having certain features or characteristics in common  
a set of coins, John is in the top set for maths     
2    a group of people who associate together, esp. a clique  
he's part of the jet set     
3      (Maths, logic)  
a      (Also called)    class   a collection of numbers, objects, etc., that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon  
b    (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes  
4    any apparatus that receives or transmits television or radio signals  
5      (Tennis, squash, etc.)   one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games  
Graf lost the first set     
6   
a    the number of couples required for a formation dance  
b    a series of figures that make up a formation dance  
7   
a    a band's or performer's concert repertoire on a given occasion  
the set included no new numbers     
b    a continuous performance  
the Who played two sets     
      vb   , sets, setting, set  
8    intr   (in square dancing and country dancing) to perform a sequence of steps while facing towards another dancer  
set to your partners     
9    usually tr   to divide into sets  
in this school we set our older pupils for English     
     (C14 (in the obsolete sense: a religious sect): from Old French sette, from Latin secta sect; later sense development influenced by the verb set1)  

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tea service   , set         
      n   the china or pottery articles used in serving tea, including a teapot, cups, saucers, etc.  


closed set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set that includes all the values obtained by application of a given operation to its members  
2    a topological set containing all its own limit points  
3    an interval on the real line including its end points, as [0, 1], the set of reals between and including 0 and 1  
companion set  
      n   a set of fire irons on a stand  
crystal set  
      n   an early form of radio receiver having a crystal detector to demodulate the radio signals but no amplifier, therefore requiring earphones  
data set  
      n     (Computing)      another name for       file   1       7  
dead set  
      adv  
1    absolutely  
he is dead set against going to Spain     
      n  
2    the motionless position of a dog when pointing with its muzzle towards game  
      adj  
3    (of a hunting dog) in this position  
      interj  
4      (Austral)  
slang   an expression of affirmation  
dead set, I worked from dawn to dusk     
deep-set  
      adj   (of the eyes) deeply set into the face  
film set  
      n   the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film  
flash set  
      n     (Civil engineering)   undesirably rapid setting of cement in concrete  
jet set  
      n  
a    a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure  
b    (as modifier)  
jet-set travellers     
  jet-setter      n  
  jet-setting      adj  
love set  
      n     (Tennis)   a set in which the loser has a score of zero  
Mandelbrot set  
      n     (Maths)   a set of points in the complex plane that is self-replicating according to some predetermined rule such that the boundary of the set has fractal dimensions, used in the study of fractal geometry and in producing patterns in computer graphics  
     (C20: after Benoît Mandelbrot (born 1924), French mathematician, born in Poland)  
mind-set  
      n   the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp. when these are seen as being difficult to alter  
nail set   , punch  
      n   a punch for driving the head of a nail below or flush with the surrounding surface  
open set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set which is not a closed set  
2    an interval on the real line excluding its end points, as ]0, 1[, the set of reals between, but excluding, 0 and 1  
ordered set  
      n     (Logic, maths)   a sequence of elements that is distinguished from the other sequences of the same element by the order of the elements. Thus <lab>a, b<rab> is not identical with <lab>b, a<rab>  
permanent set  
      n     (Engineering)   the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed  
power set  
      n     (Maths, logic)   a set the elements of which are all the subsets of a given set  
saw set  
      n   a tool used for setting the teeth of a saw, consisting of a type of clamp used to bend each tooth in turn at a slight angle to the plane of the saw, alternate teeth being bent in the same direction  
set          [1]  
      vb   , sets, setting, set   mainly tr  
1    to put or place in position or into a specified state or condition  
to set a book on the table, to set someone free     
2    also intr; foll by: to or on   to put or be put (to); apply or be applied  
he set fire to the house, they set the dogs on the scent     
3    to put into order or readiness for use; prepare  
to set a trap, to set the table for dinner     
4    also intr   to put, form, or be formed into a jelled, firm, fixed, or rigid state  
the jelly set in three hours     
5    also intr   to put or be put into a position that will restore a normal state  
to set a broken bone     
6    to adjust (a clock or other instrument) to a position  
7    to determine or establish  
we have set the date for our wedding     
8    to prescribe or allot (an undertaking, course of study, etc.)  
the examiners have set ``Paradise Lost''     
9    to arrange in a particular fashion, esp. an attractive one  
she set her hair, the jeweller set the diamonds in silver     
10    (of clothes) to hang or fit (well or badly) when worn  
11      (Also)    set to music   to provide music for (a poem or other text to be sung)  
12      (Also)    set up     (Printing)   to arrange or produce (type, film, etc.) from (text or copy); compose  
13    to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc.) with scenery and props  
14    to describe or present (a scene or the background to a literary work, story, etc.) in words  
his novel is set in Russia     
15    to present as a model of good or bad behaviour (esp. in the phrases set an example, set a good example, set a bad example)  
16    foll by: on or by   to value (something) at a specified price or estimation of worth  
he set a high price on his services     
17    foll by: at   to price (the value of something) at a specified sum  
he set his services at £300     
18    also intr   to give or be given a particular direction  
his course was set to the East     
19    also intr   to rig (a sail) or (of a sail) to be rigged so as to catch the wind  
20    intr   (of the sun, moon, etc.) to disappear beneath the horizon  
21    to leave (dough, etc.) in one place so that it may prove  
22    to sharpen (a cutting blade) by grinding or honing the angle adjacent to the cutting edge  
23    to displace alternate teeth of (a saw) to opposite sides of the blade in order to increase the cutting efficiency  
24    to sink (the head of a nail) below the surface surrounding it by using a nail set  
25      (Computing)   to give (a binary circuit) the value 1  
26    (of plants) to produce (fruits, seeds, etc.) after pollination or (of fruits or seeds) to develop after pollination  
27    to plant (seeds, seedlings, etc.)  
28    to place (a hen) on (eggs) for the purpose of incubation  
29    intr   (of a gun dog) to turn in the direction of game, indicating its presence  
30      (Scot. and Irish)   to let or lease  
to set a house     
31      (Bridge)   to defeat (one's opponents) in their attempt to make a contract  
32       a dialect word for       sit  
33    set eyes on   to see  
      n  
34    the act of setting or the state of being set  
35    a condition of firmness or hardness  
36    bearing, carriage, or posture  
the set of a gun dog when pointing     
37    the fit or hang of a garment, esp. when worn  
38    the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc.  
39      (Also called)    set width     (Printing)  
a    the width of the body of a piece of type  
b    the width of the lines of type in a page or column  
40      (Nautical)  
a    the cut of the sails or the arrangement of the sails, spars, rigging, etc., of a vessel  
b    the direction from which a wind is blowing or towards which a tide or current is moving  
41      (Psychol)   a temporary bias disposing an organism to react to a stimulus in one way rather than in others  
42    a seedling, cutting, or similar part that is ready for planting  
onion sets     
43    a blacksmith's tool with a short head similar to a cold chisel set transversely onto a handle and used, when struck with a hammer, for cutting off lengths of iron bars  
44       See       nail set  
45    a mechanical distortion of shape or alignment  
46       a variant spelling of       sett  
      adj  
47    fixed or established by authority or agreement  
set hours of work     
48    usually postpositive   rigid or inflexible  
she is set in her ways     
49    conventional, artificial, or stereotyped, rather than spontaneous  
she made her apology in set phrases     
50    postpositive; foll by: on or upon   resolute in intention  
he is set upon marrying     
51    (of a book, etc.) prescribed for students' preparation for an examination,   (See also)        set about       set against       set aside       set back       set down       set forth       set in       set off       set on       set out       set to       set up       set upon  
     (Old English settan, causative of sittan to sit; related to Old Frisian setta, Old High German sezzan)  
set          [2]  
      n  
1    a number of objects or people grouped or belonging together, often forming a unit or having certain features or characteristics in common  
a set of coins, John is in the top set for maths     
2    a group of people who associate together, esp. a clique  
he's part of the jet set     
3      (Maths, logic)  
a      (Also called)    class   a collection of numbers, objects, etc., that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon  
b    (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes  
4    any apparatus that receives or transmits television or radio signals  
5      (Tennis, squash, etc.)   one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games  
Graf lost the first set     
6   
a    the number of couples required for a formation dance  
b    a series of figures that make up a formation dance  
7   
a    a band's or performer's concert repertoire on a given occasion  
the set included no new numbers     
b    a continuous performance  
the Who played two sets     
      vb   , sets, setting, set  
8    intr   (in square dancing and country dancing) to perform a sequence of steps while facing towards another dancer  
set to your partners     
9    usually tr   to divide into sets  
in this school we set our older pupils for English     
     (C14 (in the obsolete sense: a religious sect): from Old French sette, from Latin secta sect; later sense development influenced by the verb set1)  
SET     (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   selective employment tax: an employment payroll tax, first levied in 1966 and abolished when VAT was introduced in 1973  
set about  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to start or begin  
2    to attack physically or verbally  
set against  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
set aside  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to reserve for a special purpose; put to one side  
2    to discard, dismiss, or quash  
set-aside  
      n  
a    (in the European Union) a scheme in which a proportion of farmland is taken out of production in order to reduce surpluses or maintain or increase prices of a specific crop  
b    (as modifier)  
set-aside land     
set back  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to hinder; impede  
2    Informal   to cost (a person) a specified amount  
      n  
  setback  
3    anything that serves to hinder or impede  
4    a recession in the upper part of a high building, esp. one that increases the daylight at lower levels  
5      (Also called)    offset, setoff   a steplike shelf where a wall is reduced in thickness  
set chisel  
      n      another name for       cold chisel  
set down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to write down or record  
2    to judge, consider, or regard  
he set him down as an idiot     
3    foll by: to   to ascribe; attribute  
his attitude was set down to his illness     
4    to reprove; rebuke  
5    to snub; dismiss  
6      (Brit)   to allow (passengers) to alight from a bus, taxi, etc.  
set forth  
      vb   adv  
Formal or archaic  
1    tr   to state, express, or utter  
he set forth his objections     
2    intr   to start out on a journey  
the expedition set forth on the first of July     
set in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to become established  
the winter has set in     
2    (of wind) to blow or (of current) to move towards shore  
      adj  
  set-in  
3    (of a part) made separately and then added to a larger whole  
a set-in sleeve     
set off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to embark on a journey  
2    tr   to cause (a person) to act or do something, such as laugh or tell stories  
3    tr   to cause to explode  
4    tr   to act as a foil or contrast to, esp. so as to improve  
that brooch sets your dress off well     
5    tr     (Accounting)   to cancel a credit on (one account) against a debit on another, both of which are in the name of the same person, enterprise, etc.  
6    intr   to bring a claim by way of setoff  
      n  
  setoff  
7    anything that serves as a counterbalance  
8    anything that serves to contrast with or enhance something else; foil  
9       another name for       setback       5  
10    a counterbalancing debt or claim offered by a debtor against a creditor  
11    a cross claim brought by a debtor that partly offsets the creditor's claim,   (See also)        counterclaim  
set-off  
      n     (Printing)   a fault in which ink is transferred from a heavily inked or undried printed sheet to the sheet next to it in a pile,   (Also called (esp. Brit.))    offset  
set on  
      vb   tr  
1    prep   to cause to attack  
they set the dogs on him     
2    adv   to instigate or incite; urge  
he set the child on to demand food     
set out  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    to present, arrange, or display  
he set the flowers out in the vase     
2    to give a full account of; explain exactly  
he set out the matter in full     
3    to plan or lay out (a garden, etc.)  
4    intr   to begin or embark on an undertaking, esp. a journey  
set piece  
      n  
1    a work of literature, music, etc., often having a conventional or prescribed theme, intended to create an impressive effect  
2    a piece of scenery built to stand independently as part of a stage set  
3    a display of fireworks  
4      (Sport)   a rehearsed team manoeuvre, usually attempted in continuous games at a restart of play, esp. when the other side has been penalized for improper play  
set point  
      n     (Tennis, etc.)   a point that would enable one side to win a set  
set square  
      n   a thin flat piece of plastic, metal, etc., in the shape of a right-angled triangle, used in technical drawing  
set theory  
      n  
1      (Maths)   the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and interrelationships of sets  
2      (Logic)   a theory constructed within first-order logic that yields the mathematical theory of classes, esp. one that distinguishes sets from proper classes as a means of avoiding certain paradoxes  
set to  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to begin working  
2    to start fighting  
      n  
  set-to  
3    Informal   a brief disagreement or fight  
set up  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    also intr   to put into a position of power, etc.  
2    also intr   to begin or enable (someone) to begin (a new venture), as by acquiring or providing means, equipment, etc.  
3    to build or construct  
to set up a shed     
4    to raise, cause, or produce  
to set up a wail     
5    to advance or propose  
to set up a theory     
6    to restore the health of  
the sea air will set you up again     
7    to establish (a record)  
8    Informal   to cause (a person) to be blamed, accused, etc.  
9    Informal  
a    to provide (drinks, etc.) for  
set 'em up, Joe!     
b    to pay for the drinks of  
I'll set up the next round     
10      (Printing)      another term for        set          1       12  
      n  
  setup  
11    Informal   the way in which anything is organized or arranged  
12    Slang   an event the result of which is prearranged  
it's a setup     
13    a prepared arrangement of materials, machines, etc., for a job or undertaking  
14    a station at which a surveying instrument, esp. a theodolite, is set up  
15      (Films)   the position of the camera, microphones, and performers at the beginning of a scene  
      adj  
  set-up  
16    physically well-built  
set upon  
      vb   intr, prep   to attack  
three thugs set upon him     
set width  
      n      another name for        set          1       39  
sharp-set  
      adj  
1    set to give an acute cutting angle  
2    keenly hungry  
3    keen or eager  
smart set  
      n   functioning as sing or pl   fashionable sophisticated people considered as a group  
solution set  
      n      another name for       truth set  
toilet set  
      n   a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush  
truth set  
      n  
1      (Logic, maths, Also called)   solution set   the set of values that satisfy an open sentence, equation, inequality, etc., having no unique solution  
2      (Logic)   the set of possible worlds in which a statement is true  
well-set  
      adj   well set when postpositive  
1    firmly established  
2    (of a person) strongly built  

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universal class   , set         
      n   (in Boolean algebra) the class containing all points and including all other classes  


closed set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set that includes all the values obtained by application of a given operation to its members  
2    a topological set containing all its own limit points  
3    an interval on the real line including its end points, as [0, 1], the set of reals between and including 0 and 1  
companion set  
      n   a set of fire irons on a stand  
crystal set  
      n   an early form of radio receiver having a crystal detector to demodulate the radio signals but no amplifier, therefore requiring earphones  
data set  
      n     (Computing)      another name for       file   1       7  
dead set  
      adv  
1    absolutely  
he is dead set against going to Spain     
      n  
2    the motionless position of a dog when pointing with its muzzle towards game  
      adj  
3    (of a hunting dog) in this position  
      interj  
4      (Austral)  
slang   an expression of affirmation  
dead set, I worked from dawn to dusk     
deep-set  
      adj   (of the eyes) deeply set into the face  
film set  
      n   the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film  
flash set  
      n     (Civil engineering)   undesirably rapid setting of cement in concrete  
jet set  
      n  
a    a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure  
b    (as modifier)  
jet-set travellers     
  jet-setter      n  
  jet-setting      adj  
love set  
      n     (Tennis)   a set in which the loser has a score of zero  
Mandelbrot set  
      n     (Maths)   a set of points in the complex plane that is self-replicating according to some predetermined rule such that the boundary of the set has fractal dimensions, used in the study of fractal geometry and in producing patterns in computer graphics  
     (C20: after Benoît Mandelbrot (born 1924), French mathematician, born in Poland)  
mind-set  
      n   the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp. when these are seen as being difficult to alter  
nail set   , punch  
      n   a punch for driving the head of a nail below or flush with the surrounding surface  
open set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set which is not a closed set  
2    an interval on the real line excluding its end points, as ]0, 1[, the set of reals between, but excluding, 0 and 1  
ordered set  
      n     (Logic, maths)   a sequence of elements that is distinguished from the other sequences of the same element by the order of the elements. Thus <lab>a, b<rab> is not identical with <lab>b, a<rab>  
permanent set  
      n     (Engineering)   the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed  
power set  
      n     (Maths, logic)   a set the elements of which are all the subsets of a given set  
saw set  
      n   a tool used for setting the teeth of a saw, consisting of a type of clamp used to bend each tooth in turn at a slight angle to the plane of the saw, alternate teeth being bent in the same direction  
set          [1]  
      vb   , sets, setting, set   mainly tr  
1    to put or place in position or into a specified state or condition  
to set a book on the table, to set someone free     
2    also intr; foll by: to or on   to put or be put (to); apply or be applied  
he set fire to the house, they set the dogs on the scent     
3    to put into order or readiness for use; prepare  
to set a trap, to set the table for dinner     
4    also intr   to put, form, or be formed into a jelled, firm, fixed, or rigid state  
the jelly set in three hours     
5    also intr   to put or be put into a position that will restore a normal state  
to set a broken bone     
6    to adjust (a clock or other instrument) to a position  
7    to determine or establish  
we have set the date for our wedding     
8    to prescribe or allot (an undertaking, course of study, etc.)  
the examiners have set ``Paradise Lost''     
9    to arrange in a particular fashion, esp. an attractive one  
she set her hair, the jeweller set the diamonds in silver     
10    (of clothes) to hang or fit (well or badly) when worn  
11      (Also)    set to music   to provide music for (a poem or other text to be sung)  
12      (Also)    set up     (Printing)   to arrange or produce (type, film, etc.) from (text or copy); compose  
13    to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc.) with scenery and props  
14    to describe or present (a scene or the background to a literary work, story, etc.) in words  
his novel is set in Russia     
15    to present as a model of good or bad behaviour (esp. in the phrases set an example, set a good example, set a bad example)  
16    foll by: on or by   to value (something) at a specified price or estimation of worth  
he set a high price on his services     
17    foll by: at   to price (the value of something) at a specified sum  
he set his services at £300     
18    also intr   to give or be given a particular direction  
his course was set to the East     
19    also intr   to rig (a sail) or (of a sail) to be rigged so as to catch the wind  
20    intr   (of the sun, moon, etc.) to disappear beneath the horizon  
21    to leave (dough, etc.) in one place so that it may prove  
22    to sharpen (a cutting blade) by grinding or honing the angle adjacent to the cutting edge  
23    to displace alternate teeth of (a saw) to opposite sides of the blade in order to increase the cutting efficiency  
24    to sink (the head of a nail) below the surface surrounding it by using a nail set  
25      (Computing)   to give (a binary circuit) the value 1  
26    (of plants) to produce (fruits, seeds, etc.) after pollination or (of fruits or seeds) to develop after pollination  
27    to plant (seeds, seedlings, etc.)  
28    to place (a hen) on (eggs) for the purpose of incubation  
29    intr   (of a gun dog) to turn in the direction of game, indicating its presence  
30      (Scot. and Irish)   to let or lease  
to set a house     
31      (Bridge)   to defeat (one's opponents) in their attempt to make a contract  
32       a dialect word for       sit  
33    set eyes on   to see  
      n  
34    the act of setting or the state of being set  
35    a condition of firmness or hardness  
36    bearing, carriage, or posture  
the set of a gun dog when pointing     
37    the fit or hang of a garment, esp. when worn  
38    the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc.  
39      (Also called)    set width     (Printing)  
a    the width of the body of a piece of type  
b    the width of the lines of type in a page or column  
40      (Nautical)  
a    the cut of the sails or the arrangement of the sails, spars, rigging, etc., of a vessel  
b    the direction from which a wind is blowing or towards which a tide or current is moving  
41      (Psychol)   a temporary bias disposing an organism to react to a stimulus in one way rather than in others  
42    a seedling, cutting, or similar part that is ready for planting  
onion sets     
43    a blacksmith's tool with a short head similar to a cold chisel set transversely onto a handle and used, when struck with a hammer, for cutting off lengths of iron bars  
44       See       nail set  
45    a mechanical distortion of shape or alignment  
46       a variant spelling of       sett  
      adj  
47    fixed or established by authority or agreement  
set hours of work     
48    usually postpositive   rigid or inflexible  
she is set in her ways     
49    conventional, artificial, or stereotyped, rather than spontaneous  
she made her apology in set phrases     
50    postpositive; foll by: on or upon   resolute in intention  
he is set upon marrying     
51    (of a book, etc.) prescribed for students' preparation for an examination,   (See also)        set about       set against       set aside       set back       set down       set forth       set in       set off       set on       set out       set to       set up       set upon  
     (Old English settan, causative of sittan to sit; related to Old Frisian setta, Old High German sezzan)  
set          [2]  
      n  
1    a number of objects or people grouped or belonging together, often forming a unit or having certain features or characteristics in common  
a set of coins, John is in the top set for maths     
2    a group of people who associate together, esp. a clique  
he's part of the jet set     
3      (Maths, logic)  
a      (Also called)    class   a collection of numbers, objects, etc., that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon  
b    (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes  
4    any apparatus that receives or transmits television or radio signals  
5      (Tennis, squash, etc.)   one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games  
Graf lost the first set     
6   
a    the number of couples required for a formation dance  
b    a series of figures that make up a formation dance  
7   
a    a band's or performer's concert repertoire on a given occasion  
the set included no new numbers     
b    a continuous performance  
the Who played two sets     
      vb   , sets, setting, set  
8    intr   (in square dancing and country dancing) to perform a sequence of steps while facing towards another dancer  
set to your partners     
9    usually tr   to divide into sets  
in this school we set our older pupils for English     
     (C14 (in the obsolete sense: a religious sect): from Old French sette, from Latin secta sect; later sense development influenced by the verb set1)  
SET     (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   selective employment tax: an employment payroll tax, first levied in 1966 and abolished when VAT was introduced in 1973  
set about  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to start or begin  
2    to attack physically or verbally  
set against  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
set aside  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to reserve for a special purpose; put to one side  
2    to discard, dismiss, or quash  
set-aside  
      n  
a    (in the European Union) a scheme in which a proportion of farmland is taken out of production in order to reduce surpluses or maintain or increase prices of a specific crop  
b    (as modifier)  
set-aside land     
set back  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to hinder; impede  
2    Informal   to cost (a person) a specified amount  
      n  
  setback  
3    anything that serves to hinder or impede  
4    a recession in the upper part of a high building, esp. one that increases the daylight at lower levels  
5      (Also called)    offset, setoff   a steplike shelf where a wall is reduced in thickness  
set chisel  
      n      another name for       cold chisel  
set down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to write down or record  
2    to judge, consider, or regard  
he set him down as an idiot     
3    foll by: to   to ascribe; attribute  
his attitude was set down to his illness     
4    to reprove; rebuke  
5    to snub; dismiss  
6      (Brit)   to allow (passengers) to alight from a bus, taxi, etc.  
set forth  
      vb   adv  
Formal or archaic  
1    tr   to state, express, or utter  
he set forth his objections     
2    intr   to start out on a journey  
the expedition set forth on the first of July     
set in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to become established  
the winter has set in     
2    (of wind) to blow or (of current) to move towards shore  
      adj  
  set-in  
3    (of a part) made separately and then added to a larger whole  
a set-in sleeve     
set off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to embark on a journey  
2    tr   to cause (a person) to act or do something, such as laugh or tell stories  
3    tr   to cause to explode  
4    tr   to act as a foil or contrast to, esp. so as to improve  
that brooch sets your dress off well     
5    tr     (Accounting)   to cancel a credit on (one account) against a debit on another, both of which are in the name of the same person, enterprise, etc.  
6    intr   to bring a claim by way of setoff  
      n  
  setoff  
7    anything that serves as a counterbalance  
8    anything that serves to contrast with or enhance something else; foil  
9       another name for       setback       5  
10    a counterbalancing debt or claim offered by a debtor against a creditor  
11    a cross claim brought by a debtor that partly offsets the creditor's claim,   (See also)        counterclaim  
set-off  
      n     (Printing)   a fault in which ink is transferred from a heavily inked or undried printed sheet to the sheet next to it in a pile,   (Also called (esp. Brit.))    offset  
set on  
      vb   tr  
1    prep   to cause to attack  
they set the dogs on him     
2    adv   to instigate or incite; urge  
he set the child on to demand food     
set out  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    to present, arrange, or display  
he set the flowers out in the vase     
2    to give a full account of; explain exactly  
he set out the matter in full     
3    to plan or lay out (a garden, etc.)  
4    intr   to begin or embark on an undertaking, esp. a journey  
set piece  
      n  
1    a work of literature, music, etc., often having a conventional or prescribed theme, intended to create an impressive effect  
2    a piece of scenery built to stand independently as part of a stage set  
3    a display of fireworks  
4      (Sport)   a rehearsed team manoeuvre, usually attempted in continuous games at a restart of play, esp. when the other side has been penalized for improper play  
set point  
      n     (Tennis, etc.)   a point that would enable one side to win a set  
set square  
      n   a thin flat piece of plastic, metal, etc., in the shape of a right-angled triangle, used in technical drawing  
set theory  
      n  
1      (Maths)   the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and interrelationships of sets  
2      (Logic)   a theory constructed within first-order logic that yields the mathematical theory of classes, esp. one that distinguishes sets from proper classes as a means of avoiding certain paradoxes  
set to  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to begin working  
2    to start fighting  
      n  
  set-to  
3    Informal   a brief disagreement or fight  
set up  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    also intr   to put into a position of power, etc.  
2    also intr   to begin or enable (someone) to begin (a new venture), as by acquiring or providing means, equipment, etc.  
3    to build or construct  
to set up a shed     
4    to raise, cause, or produce  
to set up a wail     
5    to advance or propose  
to set up a theory     
6    to restore the health of  
the sea air will set you up again     
7    to establish (a record)  
8    Informal   to cause (a person) to be blamed, accused, etc.  
9    Informal  
a    to provide (drinks, etc.) for  
set 'em up, Joe!     
b    to pay for the drinks of  
I'll set up the next round     
10      (Printing)      another term for        set          1       12  
      n  
  setup  
11    Informal   the way in which anything is organized or arranged  
12    Slang   an event the result of which is prearranged  
it's a setup     
13    a prepared arrangement of materials, machines, etc., for a job or undertaking  
14    a station at which a surveying instrument, esp. a theodolite, is set up  
15      (Films)   the position of the camera, microphones, and performers at the beginning of a scene  
      adj  
  set-up  
16    physically well-built  
set upon  
      vb   intr, prep   to attack  
three thugs set upon him     
set width  
      n      another name for        set          1       39  
sharp-set  
      adj  
1    set to give an acute cutting angle  
2    keenly hungry  
3    keen or eager  
smart set  
      n   functioning as sing or pl   fashionable sophisticated people considered as a group  
solution set  
      n      another name for       truth set  
toilet set  
      n   a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush  
truth set  
      n  
1      (Logic, maths, Also called)   solution set   the set of values that satisfy an open sentence, equation, inequality, etc., having no unique solution  
2      (Logic)   the set of possible worlds in which a statement is true  
well-set  
      adj   well set when postpositive  
1    firmly established  
2    (of a person) strongly built  

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SET            (in Britain)  
      abbrev. for   selective employment tax: an employment payroll tax, first levied in 1966 and abolished when VAT was introduced in 1973  


closed set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set that includes all the values obtained by application of a given operation to its members  
2    a topological set containing all its own limit points  
3    an interval on the real line including its end points, as [0, 1], the set of reals between and including 0 and 1  
companion set  
      n   a set of fire irons on a stand  
crystal set  
      n   an early form of radio receiver having a crystal detector to demodulate the radio signals but no amplifier, therefore requiring earphones  
data set  
      n     (Computing)      another name for       file   1       7  
dead set  
      adv  
1    absolutely  
he is dead set against going to Spain     
      n  
2    the motionless position of a dog when pointing with its muzzle towards game  
      adj  
3    (of a hunting dog) in this position  
      interj  
4      (Austral)  
slang   an expression of affirmation  
dead set, I worked from dawn to dusk     
deep-set  
      adj   (of the eyes) deeply set into the face  
film set  
      n   the scenery and props as arranged for shooting a film  
flash set  
      n     (Civil engineering)   undesirably rapid setting of cement in concrete  
jet set  
      n  
a    a rich and fashionable social set the members of which travel widely for pleasure  
b    (as modifier)  
jet-set travellers     
  jet-setter      n  
  jet-setting      adj  
love set  
      n     (Tennis)   a set in which the loser has a score of zero  
Mandelbrot set  
      n     (Maths)   a set of points in the complex plane that is self-replicating according to some predetermined rule such that the boundary of the set has fractal dimensions, used in the study of fractal geometry and in producing patterns in computer graphics  
     (C20: after Benoît Mandelbrot (born 1924), French mathematician, born in Poland)  
mind-set  
      n   the ideas and attitudes with which a person approaches a situation, esp. when these are seen as being difficult to alter  
nail set   , punch  
      n   a punch for driving the head of a nail below or flush with the surrounding surface  
open set  
      n     (Maths)  
1    a set which is not a closed set  
2    an interval on the real line excluding its end points, as ]0, 1[, the set of reals between, but excluding, 0 and 1  
ordered set  
      n     (Logic, maths)   a sequence of elements that is distinguished from the other sequences of the same element by the order of the elements. Thus <lab>a, b<rab> is not identical with <lab>b, a<rab>  
permanent set  
      n     (Engineering)   the change in shape of a material that results when the load to which it is subjected causes the elastic limit to be exceeded and is then removed  
power set  
      n     (Maths, logic)   a set the elements of which are all the subsets of a given set  
saw set  
      n   a tool used for setting the teeth of a saw, consisting of a type of clamp used to bend each tooth in turn at a slight angle to the plane of the saw, alternate teeth being bent in the same direction  
set   [1]  
      vb   , sets, setting, set   mainly tr  
1    to put or place in position or into a specified state or condition  
to set a book on the table, to set someone free     
2    also intr; foll by: to or on   to put or be put (to); apply or be applied  
he set fire to the house, they set the dogs on the scent     
3    to put into order or readiness for use; prepare  
to set a trap, to set the table for dinner     
4    also intr   to put, form, or be formed into a jelled, firm, fixed, or rigid state  
the jelly set in three hours     
5    also intr   to put or be put into a position that will restore a normal state  
to set a broken bone     
6    to adjust (a clock or other instrument) to a position  
7    to determine or establish  
we have set the date for our wedding     
8    to prescribe or allot (an undertaking, course of study, etc.)  
the examiners have set ``Paradise Lost''     
9    to arrange in a particular fashion, esp. an attractive one  
she set her hair, the jeweller set the diamonds in silver     
10    (of clothes) to hang or fit (well or badly) when worn  
11      (Also)    set to music   to provide music for (a poem or other text to be sung)  
12      (Also)    set up     (Printing)   to arrange or produce (type, film, etc.) from (text or copy); compose  
13    to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc.) with scenery and props  
14    to describe or present (a scene or the background to a literary work, story, etc.) in words  
his novel is set in Russia     
15    to present as a model of good or bad behaviour (esp. in the phrases set an example, set a good example, set a bad example)  
16    foll by: on or by   to value (something) at a specified price or estimation of worth  
he set a high price on his services     
17    foll by: at   to price (the value of something) at a specified sum  
he set his services at £300     
18    also intr   to give or be given a particular direction  
his course was set to the East     
19    also intr   to rig (a sail) or (of a sail) to be rigged so as to catch the wind  
20    intr   (of the sun, moon, etc.) to disappear beneath the horizon  
21    to leave (dough, etc.) in one place so that it may prove  
22    to sharpen (a cutting blade) by grinding or honing the angle adjacent to the cutting edge  
23    to displace alternate teeth of (a saw) to opposite sides of the blade in order to increase the cutting efficiency  
24    to sink (the head of a nail) below the surface surrounding it by using a nail set  
25      (Computing)   to give (a binary circuit) the value 1  
26    (of plants) to produce (fruits, seeds, etc.) after pollination or (of fruits or seeds) to develop after pollination  
27    to plant (seeds, seedlings, etc.)  
28    to place (a hen) on (eggs) for the purpose of incubation  
29    intr   (of a gun dog) to turn in the direction of game, indicating its presence  
30      (Scot. and Irish)   to let or lease  
to set a house     
31      (Bridge)   to defeat (one's opponents) in their attempt to make a contract  
32       a dialect word for       sit  
33    set eyes on   to see  
      n  
34    the act of setting or the state of being set  
35    a condition of firmness or hardness  
36    bearing, carriage, or posture  
the set of a gun dog when pointing     
37    the fit or hang of a garment, esp. when worn  
38    the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc.  
39      (Also called)    set width     (Printing)  
a    the width of the body of a piece of type  
b    the width of the lines of type in a page or column  
40      (Nautical)  
a    the cut of the sails or the arrangement of the sails, spars, rigging, etc., of a vessel  
b    the direction from which a wind is blowing or towards which a tide or current is moving  
41      (Psychol)   a temporary bias disposing an organism to react to a stimulus in one way rather than in others  
42    a seedling, cutting, or similar part that is ready for planting  
onion sets     
43    a blacksmith's tool with a short head similar to a cold chisel set transversely onto a handle and used, when struck with a hammer, for cutting off lengths of iron bars  
44       See       nail set  
45    a mechanical distortion of shape or alignment  
46       a variant spelling of       sett  
      adj  
47    fixed or established by authority or agreement  
set hours of work     
48    usually postpositive   rigid or inflexible  
she is set in her ways     
49    conventional, artificial, or stereotyped, rather than spontaneous  
she made her apology in set phrases     
50    postpositive; foll by: on or upon   resolute in intention  
he is set upon marrying     
51    (of a book, etc.) prescribed for students' preparation for an examination,   (See also)        set about       set against       set aside       set back       set down       set forth       set in       set off       set on       set out       set to       set up       set upon  
     (Old English settan, causative of sittan to sit; related to Old Frisian setta, Old High German sezzan)  
set   [2]  
      n  
1    a number of objects or people grouped or belonging together, often forming a unit or having certain features or characteristics in common  
a set of coins, John is in the top set for maths     
2    a group of people who associate together, esp. a clique  
he's part of the jet set     
3      (Maths, logic)  
a      (Also called)    class   a collection of numbers, objects, etc., that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon  
b    (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes  
4    any apparatus that receives or transmits television or radio signals  
5      (Tennis, squash, etc.)   one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games  
Graf lost the first set     
6   
a    the number of couples required for a formation dance  
b    a series of figures that make up a formation dance  
7   
a    a band's or performer's concert repertoire on a given occasion  
the set included no new numbers     
b    a continuous performance  
the Who played two sets     
      vb   , sets, setting, set  
8    intr   (in square dancing and country dancing) to perform a sequence of steps while facing towards another dancer  
set to your partners     
9    usually tr   to divide into sets  
in this school we set our older pupils for English     
     (C14 (in the obsolete sense: a religious sect): from Old French sette, from Latin secta sect; later sense development influenced by the verb set1)  
set about  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to start or begin  
2    to attack physically or verbally  
set against  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
set aside  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to reserve for a special purpose; put to one side  
2    to discard, dismiss, or quash  
set-aside  
      n  
a    (in the European Union) a scheme in which a proportion of farmland is taken out of production in order to reduce surpluses or maintain or increase prices of a specific crop  
b    (as modifier)  
set-aside land     
set back  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to hinder; impede  
2    Informal   to cost (a person) a specified amount  
      n  
  setback  
3    anything that serves to hinder or impede  
4    a recession in the upper part of a high building, esp. one that increases the daylight at lower levels  
5      (Also called)    offset, setoff   a steplike shelf where a wall is reduced in thickness  
set chisel  
      n      another name for       cold chisel  
set down  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to write down or record  
2    to judge, consider, or regard  
he set him down as an idiot     
3    foll by: to   to ascribe; attribute  
his attitude was set down to his illness     
4    to reprove; rebuke  
5    to snub; dismiss  
6      (Brit)   to allow (passengers) to alight from a bus, taxi, etc.  
set forth  
      vb   adv  
Formal or archaic  
1    tr   to state, express, or utter  
he set forth his objections     
2    intr   to start out on a journey  
the expedition set forth on the first of July     
set in  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to become established  
the winter has set in     
2    (of wind) to blow or (of current) to move towards shore  
      adj  
  set-in  
3    (of a part) made separately and then added to a larger whole  
a set-in sleeve     
set off  
      vb   adv  
1    intr   to embark on a journey  
2    tr   to cause (a person) to act or do something, such as laugh or tell stories  
3    tr   to cause to explode  
4    tr   to act as a foil or contrast to, esp. so as to improve  
that brooch sets your dress off well     
5    tr     (Accounting)   to cancel a credit on (one account) against a debit on another, both of which are in the name of the same person, enterprise, etc.  
6    intr   to bring a claim by way of setoff  
      n  
  setoff  
7    anything that serves as a counterbalance  
8    anything that serves to contrast with or enhance something else; foil  
9       another name for       setback       5  
10    a counterbalancing debt or claim offered by a debtor against a creditor  
11    a cross claim brought by a debtor that partly offsets the creditor's claim,   (See also)        counterclaim  
set-off  
      n     (Printing)   a fault in which ink is transferred from a heavily inked or undried printed sheet to the sheet next to it in a pile,   (Also called (esp. Brit.))    offset  
set on  
      vb   tr  
1    prep   to cause to attack  
they set the dogs on him     
2    adv   to instigate or incite; urge  
he set the child on to demand food     
set out  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    to present, arrange, or display  
he set the flowers out in the vase     
2    to give a full account of; explain exactly  
he set out the matter in full     
3    to plan or lay out (a garden, etc.)  
4    intr   to begin or embark on an undertaking, esp. a journey  
set piece  
      n  
1    a work of literature, music, etc., often having a conventional or prescribed theme, intended to create an impressive effect  
2    a piece of scenery built to stand independently as part of a stage set  
3    a display of fireworks  
4      (Sport)   a rehearsed team manoeuvre, usually attempted in continuous games at a restart of play, esp. when the other side has been penalized for improper play  
set point  
      n     (Tennis, etc.)   a point that would enable one side to win a set  
set square  
      n   a thin flat piece of plastic, metal, etc., in the shape of a right-angled triangle, used in technical drawing  
set theory  
      n  
1      (Maths)   the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and interrelationships of sets  
2      (Logic)   a theory constructed within first-order logic that yields the mathematical theory of classes, esp. one that distinguishes sets from proper classes as a means of avoiding certain paradoxes  
set to  
      vb   intr, adv  
1    to begin working  
2    to start fighting  
      n  
  set-to  
3    Informal   a brief disagreement or fight  
set up  
      vb   adv, mainly tr  
1    also intr   to put into a position of power, etc.  
2    also intr   to begin or enable (someone) to begin (a new venture), as by acquiring or providing means, equipment, etc.  
3    to build or construct  
to set up a shed     
4    to raise, cause, or produce  
to set up a wail     
5    to advance or propose  
to set up a theory     
6    to restore the health of  
the sea air will set you up again     
7    to establish (a record)  
8    Informal   to cause (a person) to be blamed, accused, etc.  
9    Informal  
a    to provide (drinks, etc.) for  
set 'em up, Joe!     
b    to pay for the drinks of  
I'll set up the next round     
10      (Printing)      another term for       set   1       12  
      n  
  setup  
11    Informal   the way in which anything is organized or arranged  
12    Slang   an event the result of which is prearranged  
it's a setup     
13    a prepared arrangement of materials, machines, etc., for a job or undertaking  
14    a station at which a surveying instrument, esp. a theodolite, is set up  
15      (Films)   the position of the camera, microphones, and performers at the beginning of a scene  
      adj  
  set-up  
16    physically well-built  
set upon  
      vb   intr, prep   to attack  
three thugs set upon him     
set width  
      n      another name for       set   1       39  
sharp-set  
      adj  
1    set to give an acute cutting angle  
2    keenly hungry  
3    keen or eager  
smart set  
      n   functioning as sing or pl   fashionable sophisticated people considered as a group  
solution set  
      n      another name for       truth set  
toilet set  
      n   a matching set consisting of a hairbrush, comb, mirror, and clothes brush  
truth set  
      n  
1      (Logic, maths, Also called)   solution set   the set of values that satisfy an open sentence, equation, inequality, etc., having no unique solution  
2      (Logic)   the set of possible worlds in which a statement is true  
well-set  
      adj   well set when postpositive  
1    firmly established  
2    (of a person) strongly built  

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Collins
set         

[

1]  

      vb  
1    aim, apply, deposit, direct, embed, fasten, fix, install, lay, locate, lodge, mount, park     (informal)   place, plant, plonk, plump, position, put, rest, seat, situate, station, stick, turn  
2    agree upon, allocate, appoint, arrange, assign, conclude, decide (upon), designate, determine, establish, fix, fix up, name, ordain, regulate, resolve, schedule, settle, specify  
3    arrange, lay, make ready, prepare, spread  
4    adjust, coordinate, rectify, regulate, synchronize  
5    cake, condense, congeal, crystallize, gelatinize, harden, jell, solidify, stiffen, thicken  
6    allot, decree, impose, lay down, ordain, prescribe, specify  
7    decline, dip, disappear, go down, sink, subside, vanish  
      n  
8    attitude, bearing, carriage, fit, hang, position, posture, turn  
9    mise-en-scène, scene, scenery, setting, stage set, stage setting  
      adj  
10    agreed, appointed, arranged, customary, decided, definite, established, firm, fixed, prearranged, predetermined, prescribed, regular, scheduled, settled, usual  
11    artificial, conventional, formal, hackneyed, rehearsed, routine, standard, stereotyped, stock, traditional, unspontaneous  
12    entrenched, firm, hard and fast, hardened, hidebound, immovable, inflexible, rigid, strict, stubborn  
13      (with)       on or upon   bent, determined, intent, resolute  
  
Antonyms     
  
12    flexible, free, open, open-minded, undecided  

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Collins
set          [2]  
      n  
1    band, circle, class, clique, company, coterie, crew     (informal)   crowd, faction, gang, group, outfit, posse     (informal)   schism, sect  
2    assemblage, assortment, batch, collection, compendium, coordinated group, kit, outfit, series  

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comp set n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers

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exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
exp.
A set of one’s web assets, created with the intention of facilitating the transference of online assets and value upon ones death.
[Tech.]
exp.
A set of virtual assets or value in cyberspace left behind after one’s death fall on legal successors as right.
[Tech.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
[Tech.]
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
A set of virtual assets or virtual value in cyberspace that may be left to another in a will.
[Tech.]
exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
exp.
A set of collection of one’s internet assets or value gathered in order to assist transfer of online rights.
[Tech.]
n.
Arotten apple is a member of a group, or a single element in a set of things, that is bad and likely to corrupt the other people or things in the group
Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
n.
1. a fashion enthusiast; someone who sets or follows trends; 2. woman working in the fashion domain (as a designer, journalist, model etc.); 3. woman passionate about shopping;
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