Definition of set (oneself) against
- She set herself against the prevailing beliefs of the time.
- He has set himself against (joining) them.
: to cause to sit : place in or on a seat
: to put (a fowl) on eggs to hatch them
: to put (eggs) for hatching under a fowl or into an incubator
: the act or action of setting
: the condition of being set
: a number of things of the same kind that belong or are used together
: intent, determined
: intentional, premeditated
: fixed by authority or appointment : prescribed, specified
: a person's self : one's own self
: one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self
: in opposition or hostility to
: contrary to
: in competition with
: in preparation for the time when
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