set a record

Definition of set a record

:to achieve something no other person or thing has achieved
  • She set a record for the most sales in the history of the company.

Word by Word Definitions

set play
  1. : to cause to sit : place in or on a seat

  2. : to put (a fowl) on eggs to hatch them

  3. : to put (eggs) for hatching under a fowl or into an incubator

  1. : the act or action of setting

  2. : the condition of being set

  3. : a number of things of the same kind that belong or are used together

  1. : intent, determined

  2. : intentional, premeditated

  3. : fixed by authority or appointment : prescribed, specified

record play
  1. : to set down in writing : furnish written evidence of

  2. : to deposit an authentic official copy of

  3. : to state for or as if for the record

  1. : the state or fact of being recorded

  2. : something that records: such as

  3. : something that recalls or relates past events

  1. : of, relating to, or being one that is extraordinary among or surpasses others of its kind

  1. : a function of an electronic device that causes it to record


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