Synonyms and Antonyms of SET

to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop <the hen set for days>
Synonyms brood, hatch, incubate, sit
Related Words lay, spawn
to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority <set a date for the wedding>
Synonyms designate, fix, name, set
to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding <fire losses were set at a million dollars>
chiefly dialect  to rest on the buttocks or haunches <come over and set for a spell>
Synonyms set [chiefly dialect]
Related Words perch; lounge, slouch, sprawl, squat, straddle
Near Antonyms arise, get up, rise, stand
to point or turn (something) toward a target or goal <determined to see the West, she set her car towards the sun and drove off>
to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of <finally set some plans for the luncheon>
Synonyms agree (on), decide, fix, set, settle
to put securely in place or in a desired position <had the jeweler set the diamond again>
Related Words embed (also imbed), entrench (also intrench), implant, ingrain (also engrain), lodge, stuff, wedge
Near Antonyms extract, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, yank
to turn from a liquid into a substance resembling jelly <the gelatin is just starting to set now>
Near Antonyms deliquesce, flux, fuse, liquefy (also liquify), melt, thaw
to arrange something in a certain spot or position <set a book on the table>
to become physically firm or solid <the concrete must set completely before anyone can walk on it>
Antonyms liquefy (also liquify), soften


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