set pattern

Definition of set pattern

  1. :  an unchanging series of occurrences His daily routine followed a set pattern.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  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

  1. :  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

  1. :  intent, determined

    :  intentional, premeditated

    :  fixed by authority or appointment :  prescribed, specified

patternplay
  1. :  a form or model proposed for imitation :  exemplar

    :  something designed or used as a model for making things

    :  an artistic, musical, literary, or mechanical design or form

  1. :  match

    :  imitate

    :  to make, adapt, or fashion according to a pattern


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