Explicație set în Dicționarul Englez Englez

set

(set )

substantiv
several exercises intended to be done in series
"he did four sets of the incline bench press"

substantiv
the act of putting something in position
"he gave a final set to his hat"

substantiv
any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
"the early sets ran on storage batteries"

substantiv
representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
"the sets were meticulously authentic"

substantiv
(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"

substantiv
a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
"the set of his mind was obvious"

substantiv
the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
"before the set of sun"

substantiv
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"

substantiv
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
"the set of prime numbers is infinite"

substantiv
an unofficial association of people or groups
"the smart set goes there"
"they were an angry lot"

substantiv
evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout
brother and murderer of Osiris
substantiv
the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
"the hardening of concrete"
"he tested the set of the glue"

substantiv
a unit of play in tennis or squash
"they played two sets of tennis after dinner"

verb
arrange attractively
"dress my hair for the wedding"

verb
bear fruit
"the apple trees fructify"

verb
alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
"Adjust the clock, please"
"correct the alignment of the front wheels"

verb
set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
"set clocks or instruments"

verb
put into a certain state
cause to be in a certain state
"set the house afire"

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"

verb
get ready for a particular purpose or event
"set up an experiment"
"set the table"
"lay out the tools for the surgery"

verb
equip with sails, masts, etc.
"rig a ship"

verb
become gelatinous
"the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"

verb
estimate
"We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
verb
fix conclusively or authoritatively
"set the rules"

verb
decide upon or fix definitely
"fix the variables"
"specify the parameters"

verb
establish as the highest level or best performance
"set a record"

verb
urge a dog to attack someone
verb
give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
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"

verb
insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
verb
put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground
"Let''s plant flowers in the garden"

verb
fix in a border
"The goldsmith set the diamond"

verb
put into a position that will restore a normal state
"set a broken bone"

verb
apply or start
"set fire to a building"

verb
adapt for performance in a different way
"set this poem to music"

verb
locate
"The film is set in Africa"

verb
disappear beyond the horizon
"the sun sets early these days"

adjectiv
converted to solid form (as concrete)
adjectiv
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"

adjectiv
set down according to a plan:
"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"
"stones laid in a pattern"

adjectiv
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"

adjectiv
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"




Antonime:
(verb) uprise, rise, ascend



Sinonime:
(substantiv) band, bent, circle, curing, hardening, lot, readiness, solidification
(adjectiv) determined, fixed, laid, rigid
(verb) adjust, arrange, congeal, correct, determine, do, dress, fix, fructify, lay, limit, localize, mark, place, plant, pose, position, prepare, put, ready, rig, specify