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set

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1 being in a state of fitness for some experience or action
  • We're all set to go!
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2 firmly positioned in place and difficult to dislodge
  • That rock is really set in the hillside.
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5 of a particular or exact sort
  • International law has set rules for the treatment of prisoners of war.
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set

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1 a group of people acting together within a larger group
  • music that is popular with the college set
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2 a group of people sharing a common interest and relating together socially
  • They rarely associate with anyone outside their social set.
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3 a number of things considered as a unit
  • a set of tools
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the whole kit and caboodle

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4 one of the units into which a whole is divided on the basis of a common characteristic
  • The next set of job applicants had far more education and practical experience.
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5 the array of painted backgrounds and furnishings used to establish the setting in a stage production
  • built sets for the play
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set

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1 to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop
  • The hen set for days.
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2 to decide upon (the time or date for an event) usually from a position of authority
  • Let's set a date for the wedding.
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3 to make an approximate or tentative judgment regarding
  • Fire losses were set at a million dollars.
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4 chiefly dialect to rest on the buttocks or haunches
  • Come over and set for a spell.
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sit

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5 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.
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6 to come to an agreement or decision concerning the details of
  • finally set some plans for the luncheon
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dispose of

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7 to put securely in place or in a desired position
  • had the jeweler set the diamond again
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8 to turn from a liquid into a substance resembling jelly
  • The gelatin is just starting to set now.
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9 to arrange something in a certain spot or position
  • set a book on the table
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10 to become physically firm or solid
  • The concrete must set completely before anyone can walk on it.
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