[noun] a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
[noun] (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
[noun] several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press" Synonyms: exercise
[noun] representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic" Synonyms: stage
[noun] an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot" Synonyms: circle, band, lot
[noun] a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious" Synonyms: bent
[noun] the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
[noun] a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
[noun] the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue" Synonyms: hardening, solidifying, solidification, curing
[noun] evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris Synonyms: Set, Seth
[noun] the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"
[noun] (psychology) a temporary readiness to respond in a particular way; "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set" Synonyms: readiness
[noun] any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
[verb] put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point" Synonyms: put, place, pose, position, lay
[verb] fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules" Synonyms: determine
[verb] decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters" Synonyms: specify, determine, fix, limit
[verb] establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record" Synonyms: mark
[verb] put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"
[verb] fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"
[verb] make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill" Synonyms: fix, prepare, up, ready, gear up
[verb] set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
[adjective] (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time" Synonyms: fit, primed
[adjective] fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain" Synonyms: fixed, rigid
[adjective] situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank" Synonyms: located, placed, situated
[adjective] set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern" Synonyms: laid
[adjective] being below the horizon; "the moon is set"
[adjective] determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching" Synonyms: determined, dictated
[adjective] converted to solid form (as concrete) Synonyms: hardened