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## Set

(sĕt)
n. Mythology
Variant of Seth2.

## set 1

(sĕt)
v. set, set·ting, sets
v.tr.
1. To put in a specified position or arrangement; place: set a book on a table; set the photo next to the flowers.
2.
a. To put into a specified state: set the prisoner at liberty; set the house ablaze; set the machine in motion.
b. To cause to begin an action: The noise set the dog to barking.
c. To cause or assign (someone) to undertake an action or perform a service: The sergeant set the recruit to sweeping the barracks.
d. To incite to hostile feeling or action: a dispute that set the neighbors against each other.
3. To position (oneself) so as to be ready to do something, such as start running a race.
4. To put into a stable or fixed position, as:
a. To position or secure so as to be fixed or immobile: set the fence post in cement.
b. To put in a mounting; mount: set an emerald in a pendant.
c. To apply jewels to; stud: The tiara was set with diamonds.
d. To cause (a hook) to become fixed in a fish's mouth.
5. To cause to be in proper, useful, or working condition, as:
a. To arrange for the consumption of a meal: set the table; set a place at table.
b. To adjust (an instrument or device) to a specific point or calibration: set the alarm for 7:00.
c. To prepare (a trap) for catching prey.
d. To adjust (a saw) by deflecting the teeth.
e. Nautical To spread open to the wind: set the sails.
f. To arrange scenery on (a theater stage).
g. To restore to a proper and normal state when dislocated or broken: set a broken arm.
h. To apply equipment, such as curlers and clips, to (hair) in order to style.
6.
a. To concentrate or direct (one's mind or attention, for example) on a purpose or goal.
b. To direct or focus (one's desires or hopes, for example) on a certain thing.
7. Sports To pass (a volleyball), usually with the fingertips, in an arc close to the net so that a teammate can drive it over the net.
8. Printing
a. To arrange (type) into words and sentences preparatory to printing; compose.
b. To transpose (text, for example) into type.
9. Music
a. To compose (music) to fit a given text.
b. To write (words) to fit a given melodic line.
10. To appoint, establish, or determine, as:
a. To declare or demonstrate (a precedent or standard, for instance).
b. To provide or establish as a model: A parent must set a good example for the children.
c. To establish as the highest level of performance: set a swimming record.
d. To arrange or establish (a computer password, for example) to allow future action.
e. To prescribe as a time for: set the meeting for Friday afternoon.
f. To prescribe the unfolding of (a drama or narrative, for instance) in a specific place: a play that is set in Venice.
11.
a. To value or regard something at the rate of: She sets a great deal by good nutrition.
b. To fix at a given amount: The judge set bail for the defendant at \$50,000.
c. To make as an estimate of worth: We set a high value on human life.
12.
a. To cause to sit: Set yourself over by the fire.
b. To put (a hen) on eggs for the purpose of hatching them.
13. To point to the location of (game) by holding a fixed body position. Used of a hunting dog.
14. Botany To produce, as after pollination: set seed.
v.intr.
1. To disappear below the horizon: The sun set at seven that evening.
2. To diminish or decline; wane: when the glory of the empire set.
3. To sit on eggs. Used of fowl.
4.
a. To become fixed; harden: allowed the aspic to set.
b. To become permanent. Used of dye.
5. To become whole; knit. Used of a broken bone.
6. To point to the location of game by holding a fixed body position. Used of a hunting dog.
7. Botany To mature or develop, as after pollination.
8. Nonstandard To sit: "If Emmett drives, I could set up front" (Bobbie Ann Mason).
9. To position oneself preparatory to an action, such as running a race.
1. Fixed or established by agreement: a set time for the launching.
2. Established by convention: followed set procedures for filing a grievance.
3. Established deliberately; intentional: Our set purpose is to win the conflict.
4. Fixed and rigid: "His bearded face already has a set, hollow look" (Conor Cruise O'Brien).
5. Unwilling or very reluctant to change: He is set in his ways.
6.
a. Intent and determined: "He is dead set against rushing abroad to build a plant" (Fortune).
b. Ready; prepared: We are set to leave early tomorrow morning.
n.
1.
a. The act or process of setting.
b. The condition resulting from setting.
2. The manner in which something is positioned: the set of her cap.
3. A permanent firming or hardening of a substance, as by cooling.
4. The deflection of the teeth of a saw.
5.
a. The carriage or bearing of a part of the body.
b. A particular psychological state, usually that of anticipation or preparedness: "The mental set of an audience is crucial to his performance" (Psychology Today).
6. A descent below the horizon.
7. The direction or course of wind or water.
8. A seedling, slip, or cutting that is ready for planting.
9. The act of arranging hair by waving and curling it.
10. Sports The act of setting a volleyball for a teammate.
11. In Texas hold'em, a hand in which a player has two cards of the same rank and another card of that rank is among the community cards.
Phrasal Verbs:
To begin or start: set about solving the problem.
set apart
1. To reserve for a specific use.
2. To make noticeable: character traits that set her apart.
set aside
1. To separate and reserve for a special purpose.
3. To declare invalid; annul or overrule: The court has set aside the conviction.
set at
To attack or assail: The dogs set at the fox.
set back
1. To slow down the progress of; hinder.
2. Informal To cost: That coat set me back \$1,000.
set by
To reserve for future use: It is wise to set food and money by in case of a future emergency.
set down
1. To cause to sit; seat: Set the baby down here.
2. To put in writing; record: We set down the facts.
3.
a. To regard; consider: Just set him down as a sneak.
b. To assign to a cause; attribute: Let's set the error down to inexperience.
4. To land (an aircraft): The pilot set the plane down hard.
5. Baseball To put out (a batter); retire. Used of a pitcher.
set forth
1. To present for consideration; propose: set forth a sound plan.
2. To express in words: She has set forth her ideas.
set forward
To begin a journey.
set in
1. To insert: set in the sleeve of a gown.
2. To begin to happen or be apparent: "Evening was setting in as I took the road over Mountain Top" (Charles Siebert).
3. To move toward the shore. Used of wind or water.
set off
1.
a. To give rise to; cause to occur: set off a chemical reaction.
b. To cause to explode: set off a bomb.
c. To make suddenly or demonstrably angry: The clerk's indifference finally set me off.
2. To indicate as being different; distinguish: features setting him off from the crowd.
3. To direct attention to by contrast; accentuate: set off a passage with italics.
4. To counterbalance, counteract, or compensate for: Our dismay at her leaving was set off by our knowing that she was happy.
5. To start on a journey: set off for Europe.
set out
1. To begin an earnest attempt; undertake: He set out to understand why the plan had failed.
2. To lay out systematically or graphically: set out a terrace.
3. To display for exhibition or sale.
4. To plant: set out seedlings.
5. To start a journey: She set out at dawn for town.
set to
1. To begin working energetically; start in.
2. To begin fighting.
set up
1. To place in an upright position.
2.
a. To elevate; raise.
b. To raise in authority or power; invest with power: They set the general up as a dictator.
c. To put (oneself) forward as; claim to be: He has set himself up as an authority on the English language.
d. To assemble and erect: set up a new machine.
3. To establish; found: set up a charity.
4. To cause: They set up howls of protest over new taxes.
5. To establish in business by providing capital, equipment, or other backing.
6. Informal
a. To treat (someone) to drinks.
b. To pay for (drinks).
7. Informal To stimulate or exhilarate: a victory that really set the team up.
8. To lay plans for: set up a kidnapping.
9. Informal To put (someone else) into a compromising situation by deceit or trickery: Swindlers have set me up.
10. Sports To make a pass to (a teammate), creating a scoring opportunity.
set upon
To attack violently: Guards set dogs upon the escaping prisoners.
Idioms:
set against
Strongly opposed to: We are dead set against the idea.
set fire to
To cause to ignite and burn.
set foot in
To enter.
set foot on
To step on.
set in motion
To give impetus to: The indictment set the judicial process in motion.
set on
Resolved to do something or strongly wishing for something: She is set on getting a role in the play.
set (one's) heart on
To be determined to do something.
set (one's) sights on
To have as a goal: She set her sights on medical school.
set on fire
1. To cause to ignite and burn.
2. To cause to become excited: The music set the audience on fire.
set sail Nautical
To begin a voyage on water.
set (someone) straight
To inform (someone) of the truth of a situation.
set store by
To regard as valuable or worthwhile.
set the pace
1. To go at a speed that other competitors attempt to match or surpass.
2. To behave or perform in a way that others try to emulate.
set the scene/stage for
To provide the underlying basis for: saber rattling that set the stage for war.
set up housekeeping
To establish a household.
set up shop

[Middle English setten, from Old English settan; see sed- in Indo-European roots.]
Usage Note: Originally set meant "to cause (someone) to sit" and "to cause (something) to be in a certain position," so that it is now in most cases a transitive verb: She sets the book on the table. He sets the table. Sit is generally an intransitive verb: He sits at the table. There are some exceptions: The sun sets (not sits). A hen sets (or sits) on her eggs.

## set 2

(sĕt)
n.
1. A group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used: a chess set.
2. A group of persons sharing a common interest: the high-school set.
3. A group of books or periodicals published as a unit.
4.
a. A number of couples required for participation in a square dance.
b. The movements constituting a square dance.
5.
a. The scenery constructed for a theatrical performance.
b. The entire enclosure in which a movie is filmed; the sound stage.
6. Music
a. A session of music, typically dance music, played before an intermission.
b. The music so played.
7. The collective receiving apparatus assembled to operate a radio or television.
8. Mathematics A collection of distinct elements having specific common properties: a set of positive integers.
9. Sports
a. A group of games constituting one division or unit of a match, as in tennis.
b. An offensive formation in football or basketball.

[Middle English sette, from Old French, from Medieval Latin secta, retinue, from Latin, faction; see sect.]

## set

(sɛt)
vb (mainly tr) , sets, setting or set
1. to put or place in position or into a specified state or condition: to set a book on the table; to set someone free.
2. (also intr; foll by to or on) to put or be put (to); apply or be applied: he set fire to the house; they set the dogs on the scent.
3. to put into order or readiness for use; prepare: to set a trap; to set the table for dinner.
4. (also intr) to put, form, or be formed into a jelled, firm, fixed, or rigid state: the jelly set in three hours.
5. (also intr) to put or be put into a position that will restore a normal state: to set a broken bone.
6. to adjust (a clock or other instrument) to a position
7. to determine or establish: we have set the date for our wedding.
8. to prescribe or allot (an undertaking, course of study, etc): the examiners have set 'Paradise Lost'.
9. to arrange in a particular fashion, esp an attractive one: she set her hair; the jeweller set the diamonds in silver.
10. (Clothing & Fashion) (of clothes) to hang or fit (well or badly) when worn
11. (Music, other) Also: set to music to provide music for (a poem or other text to be sung)
12. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing Also: set up to arrange or produce (type, film, etc) from (text or copy); compose
13. (Theatre) to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc) with scenery and props
14. (Film) to arrange (a stage, television studio, etc) with scenery and props
15. to describe or present (a scene or the background to a literary work, story, etc) in words: his novel is set in Russia.
16. to present as a model of good or bad behaviour (esp in the phrases set an example, set a good example, set a bad example)
17. (foll by: on or by) to value (something) at a specified price or estimation of worth: he set a high price on his services.
18. (foll by at) to price (the value of something) at a specified sum: he set his services at £300.
19. (also intr) to give or be given a particular direction: his course was set to the East.
20. (Nautical Terms) (also intr) to rig (a sail) or (of a sail) to be rigged so as to catch the wind
21. (intr) (of the sun, moon, etc) to disappear beneath the horizon
22. to leave (dough, etc) in one place so that it may prove
23. to sharpen (a cutting blade) by grinding or honing the angle adjacent to the cutting edge
24. to displace alternate teeth of (a saw) to opposite sides of the blade in order to increase the cutting efficiency
25. to sink (the head of a nail) below the surface surrounding it by using a nail set
26. (Computer Science) computing to give (a binary circuit) the value 1
27. (Botany) (of plants) to produce (fruits, seeds, etc) after pollination or (of fruits or seeds) to develop after pollination
28. (Agriculture) to plant (seeds, seedlings, etc)
29. (Agriculture) to place (a hen) on (eggs) for the purpose of incubation
30. (Hunting) (intr) (of a gun dog) to turn in the direction of game, indicating its presence
31. Scot and Irish to let or lease: to set a house.
32. (Bridge) bridge to defeat (one's opponents) in their attempt to make a contract
33. a dialect word for sit
34. set eyes on to see
n
35. the act of setting or the state of being set
36. a condition of firmness or hardness
37. bearing, carriage, or posture: the set of a gun dog when pointing.
38. (Clothing & Fashion) the fit or hang of a garment, esp when worn
39. (Theatre) the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc
40. (Film) the scenery and other props used in and identifying the location of a stage or television production, film, etc
41. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing
a. the width of the body of a piece of type
b. the width of the lines of type in a page or column
42. (Nautical Terms) nautical
a. the cut of the sails or the arrangement of the sails, spars, rigging, etc, of a vessel
b. the direction from which a wind is blowing or towards which a tide or current is moving
43. (Psychology) psychol a temporary bias disposing an organism to react to a stimulus in one way rather than in others
44. (Agriculture) a seedling, cutting, or similar part that is ready for planting: onion sets.
45. (Tools) a blacksmith's tool with a short head similar to a cold chisel set transversely onto a handle and used, when struck with a hammer, for cutting off lengths of iron bars
46. (Tools) See nailset
47. the direction of flow of water
48. a mechanical distortion of shape or alignment, such as a bend in a piece of metal
49. (General Engineering) the penetration of a driven pile for each blow of the drop hammer
50. (Civil Engineering) a variant spelling of sett
51. (Zoology) a variant spelling of sett
52. (Textiles) a variant spelling of sett
53. fixed or established by authority or agreement: set hours of work.
54. (usually postpositive) rigid or inflexible: she is set in her ways.
55. unmoving; fixed: a set expression on his face.
56. conventional, artificial, or stereotyped, rather than spontaneous: she made her apology in set phrases.
57. (postpositive; foll by on or upon) resolute in intention: he is set upon marrying.
58. (Education) (of a book, etc) prescribed for students' preparation for an examination
[Old English settan, causative of sittan to sit; related to Old Frisian setta, Old High German sezzan]

## set

(sɛt)
n
1. a number of objects or people grouped or belonging together, often forming a unit or having certain features or characteristics in common: a set of coins; John is in the top set for maths.
2. a group of people who associate together, esp a clique: he's part of the jet set.
3. (Mathematics) maths logic
a. Also called: class a collection of numbers, objects, etc, that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon
b. (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes
4. (Logic) maths logic
a. Also called: class a collection of numbers, objects, etc, that is treated as an entity: 3, the moon is the set the two members of which are the number 3 and the moon
b. (in some formulations) a class that can itself be a member of other classes
5. (Electronics) any apparatus that receives or transmits television or radio signals
6. (Tennis) tennis squash badminton one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games: Graf lost the first set.
7. (Squash & Fives) tennis squash badminton one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games: Graf lost the first set.
8. (Badminton) tennis squash badminton one of the units of a match, in tennis one in which one player or pair of players must win at least six games: Graf lost the first set.
9. (Dancing)
a. the number of couples required for a formation dance
b. a series of figures that make up a formation dance
10. (Music, other)
a. a band's or performer's concert repertoire on a given occasion: the set included no new numbers.
b. a continuous performance: the Who played two sets.
vb, sets, setting or set
11. (Dancing) (intr) (in square dancing and country dancing) to perform a sequence of steps while facing towards another dancer: set to your partners.
12. (usually tr) to divide into sets: in this school we set our older pupils for English.
[C14 (in the obsolete sense: a religious sect): from Old French sette, from Latin secta sect; later sense development influenced by the verb set1]
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## set

(sɛt)

v. set, set•ting,
1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place, position, or posture: to set a vase on a table; Set the baby on her feet.
2. to put or cause to pass into some condition: to set a house on fire; to set a prisoner free.
3. to put or apply: to set fire to a house.
4. to fix definitely; establish or decide upon: to set a time limit; to set a wedding date.
5. to put (a price or value) upon something.
6. to fix the value of at a certain amount, rate, or point: She sets honesty above everything else.
7. to post, station, or appoint for some duty or task: to set guards at the door.
8. to place or plant firmly: to set a flagpole in concrete.
9. to direct or settle resolutely or wishfully: to set one's mind to a task; to set one's heart on a new bike.
10. to establish for others to follow: to set a fast pace; to set a good example.
11. to prescribe or assign, as a task.
12. to distribute or arrange china, silver, etc., for use on (a table).
13. to style (the hair) by using rollers, clips, lotions, or other aids to induce curls, waves, fullness, etc.
14. to put in the proper or desired order or condition for use: to set a trap.
15. to adjust (a mechanism) so as to control its performance.
16. to adjust the hands of (a clock or watch) to the desired position or according to a certain standard.
17. to adjust (a timer, alarm, etc.) so as to sound when desired.
18. to fix at a given point or calibration: to set the dial on an oven.
19. to fix or mount (a gem or the like) in a frame or setting.
20. to ornament or stud with gems or the like.
21. to cause to sit; seat: to set a child in a highchair.
22. to put (a hen) on eggs to hatch them.
23. to place (eggs) under a hen or in an incubator for hatching.
24. to cause to take a particular direction: to set one's course to the south.
25. to put into a fixed, rigid, or settled state, as the face or muscles.
26. to put (a broken or dislocated bone) back in position.
27. to cause (glue, mortar, or the like) to become fixed or hard.
28. to affix or apply, as by stamping: The king set his seal to the decree.
29. to tighten (often fol. by up): to set nuts well up.
30. (of a hunting dog) to indicate the position of (game) by standing stiffly and pointing with the muzzle.
31. to urge, goad, or encourage to attack: to set the hounds on a trespasser.
32. to put aside (dough with yeast in it) to permit rising.
33.
a. to fit, as words to music.
b. to arrange for musical performance.
c. to arrange (music) for certain voices or instruments.
34.
a. to arrange the scenery, properties, lights, etc., on (a stage) for an act or scene.
b. to give decisive form to (an action, scene, etc.) in preparation for performance.
35. to spread and secure (a sail) so as to catch the wind.
36.
a. to arrange (type) in the order required for printing.
b. to arrange (a text) in type for printing.
37. Bridge. to cause (the opponents or their contract) to fall short.
38. to sink (a nail head) with a nail set.
39. to bend the teeth of (a saw) outward in opposite directions.
v.i.
40. to pass below the horizon; sink: The sun sets early in winter.
41. to decline; wane.
42. to assume a fixed or rigid state, as the countenance or the muscles.
43. (of mortar, glue, dye, or the like) to become firm, solid, or permanent.
44. to sit on eggs to hatch them, as a hen.
45. (of the hair) to assume a particular style as the result of having been temporarily rolled up, pinned, twisted, etc.
46. (of a flower's ovary) to develop into a fruit.
47. (of a hunting dog) to indicate the position of game.
48. to have a certain direction or course, as a wind or current.
49. (of a sail) to be spread so as to catch the wind.
50. Nonstandard. to sit: Come in and set a spell.
51. set about, to begin; undertake; start.
52. set aside,
a. to put to one side; reserve.
b. to dismiss from the mind; reject.
c. to prevail over; discard; annul: to set aside a verdict.
53. set back,
a. to hinder; impede.
b. to fix at an earlier time or lower point on a scale: Set back your clocks one hour.
c. Informal. to cause to pay; cost: The house set them back \$200,000.
54. set by, to save or keep for future use.
55. set down,
a. to record or copy in writing or printing.
b. to land an airplane.
56. set forth,
a. to give an account of; state; describe.
b. to begin a journey; start.
57. set in,
a. to begin to prevail; arrive: Darkness set in.
b. (of winds or currents) to blow or flow toward the shore.
58. set off,
a. to cause to become ignited or to explode.
b. to begin; start.
c. to intensify or improve by contrast.
d. to begin a journey or trip; depart.
59. set on,
a. Also, set upon. to attack or cause to attack.
b. to instigate; incite.
60. set out,
a. to begin a journey or course.
b. to undertake; attempt.
c. to define; describe.
d. to plant.
61. set to,
a. to begin work vigorously.
b. to start to fight.
62. set up,
a. to put upright; raise.
b. to put into a high or powerful position.
c. to construct; assemble; erect.
d. to inaugurate; establish.
e. to enable to begin in business; provide with means.
f. to make a gift of; treat, as to drinks.
h. to lead or lure into a prearranged situation, esp. so as to embarrass or entrap.
n.
63. the act or state of setting or the state of being set.
64. a collection of articles designed for use together or in a complementary way: a chess set; a set of carving knives.
65. a number, group, or combination of things of similar nature, design, or function: a set of ideas.
66. a number, company, or group of persons associated by common interests, occupations, conventions, or status: the smart set.
67. fixed direction, bent, or inclination: The set of his mind was obvious.
68. bearing or carriage: the set of one's shoulders.
69. the assumption of a fixed, rigid, or hard state, as by mortar or glue.
70. the fit, as of an article of clothing.
71. the styling of the hair with rollers, pins, lotions, etc., or the hairstyle so formed.
73. a construction representing the site of the action in a play, film, or the like.
74. a young plant, or a slip, tuber, or the like, suitable for planting.
75. Tennis. a unit of a match, consisting of a group of not fewer than six games with a margin of at least two games between the winner and loser: She won the match in straight sets of 6–3, 6–4, 6–4.
76. Mach.
a. the bending out of the points of alternate teeth of a saw in opposite directions.
b. a permanent deformation or displacement of an object or part.
c. a tool for giving a certain form to something, as a saw tooth.
77. Psychol. a temporary state of readiness to act or respond to certain stimuli in a specific way.
78.
a. the number of couples required to execute a quadrille or the like.
b. a series of movements or figures that make up a quadrille or the like.
79. Music.
a. a succession of pieces played by an ensemble, as a dance band or jazz group, before or after an intermission.
b. the period during which these pieces are played.
80. Naut.
a. the direction of a wind, current, etc.
b. the form or arrangement of the sails, spars, etc., of a vessel.
81. Math. a collection of objects or elements classed together.
82. fixed or prescribed beforehand: a set time.
83. specified; fixed: The hall holds a set number of people.
84. deliberately composed; customary: set phrases.
85. fixed; rigid: a set smile.
86. resolved or determined; habitually or stubbornly fixed: to be set in one's opinions.
87. completely prepared; ready: Is everyone set?
[before 900; (v.) Middle English setten, Old English settan, c. Old Frisian setta, Old Saxon settian, Old High German sezzen, Old Norse setja, Gothic satjan, all < Germanic *satjan, causative of *setjan to sit; (n.) Middle English set, set(t)e, derivative of the v. and its past participle; (in senses denoting a group) Middle English sette < Old French < Latin secta sect (later influenced by the v. and Middle Low German gesette set, suite)]
usage: The verbs set and sit are similar in form and meaning but different in grammatical use. set is chiefly transitive and takes an object: Set the dish on the shelf. Its past tense and past participle are also set: The judge has set the date for the trial. set also has some standard intransitive uses, as “to pass below the horizon” and “to become firm, solid, etc.” The intransitive use of set for sit, “to be seated,” is nonstandard: Pull up a chair and set by me. sit is chiefly intransitive and does not take an object: Let's sit here in the shade. Its past tense and past participle are sat: Have they sat down yet? Transitive uses of sit include “to cause to sit” (Sit yourself on the sofa) and “to provide seating for” (The waiter sat us near the window).

(sɛt)

## also Seth

n.
an ancient Egyptian god, represented with the head of a donkey or other mammal.

## set

(sĕt)
A collection of distinct elements that have something in common. In mathematics, sets are commonly represented by enclosing the members of a set in curly braces, as {1, 2, 3, 4, 5}, the set of all positive integers from 1 to 5.

## Set

a number of items of a similar nature usually used together; a group of persons who habitually meet socially or through some other contact.

## set

Past participle: set
Gerund: setting

Imperative
set
set
Present
I set
you set
he/she/it sets
we set
you set
they set
Preterite
I set
you set
he/she/it set
we set
you set
they set
Present Continuous
I am setting
you are setting
he/she/it is setting
we are setting
you are setting
they are setting
Present Perfect
I have set
you have set
he/she/it has set
we have set
you have set
they have set
Past Continuous
I was setting
you were setting
he/she/it was setting
we were setting
you were setting
they were setting
Past Perfect
Future
I will set
you will set
he/she/it will set
we will set
you will set
they will set
Future Perfect
I will have set
you will have set
he/she/it will have set
we will have set
you will have set
they will have set
Future Continuous
I will be setting
you will be setting
he/she/it will be setting
we will be setting
you will be setting
they will be setting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been setting
you have been setting
he/she/it has been setting
we have been setting
you have been setting
they have been setting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been setting
you will have been setting
he/she/it will have been setting
we will have been setting
you will have been setting
they will have been setting
Past Perfect Continuous
Conditional
I would set
you would set
he/she/it would set
we would set
you would set
they would set
Past Conditional
I would have set
you would have set
he/she/it would have set
we would have set
you would have set
they would have set
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## set

1
verb
1. put, place, lay, leave, park (informal), position, rest, plant, station, stick, deposit, locate, lodge, situate, plump, plonk He took the case out of her hand and set it on the floor.
2. I forgot to set my alarm and I overslept.
3. He set his watch, then waited for five minutes.
4. a gate set in a high wall
5. arrange, decide (upon), settle, name, establish, determine, fix, schedule, appoint, specify, allocate, designate, ordain, fix up, agree upon A date will be set for a future meeting.
6. We will train you first before we set you a task.
7. Legal experts said that her case would not set a precedent.
8. Lower the heat and allow the omelet to set on the bottom.
9. The sun sets at about 4pm in winter.
10. She had set the table and was drinking coffee at the hearth.
11. the people who set the rules for the tournament
1. A set period of fasting is supposed to bring us closer to godliness.
2. They have very set ideas about how to get the message across.
strict
3. One of the set books is Jane Austen's 'Emma'.
4. conventional, stock, standard, traditional, formal, routine, artificial, stereotyped, rehearsed, hackneyed, unspontaneous Use the subjunctive in some set phrases and idioms.
5. The castle is set in 25 acres of beautiful land.
noun
1. a movie set
2. the set of his shoulders
be set on or upon something be determined to, be intent on, be resolved to, be bent on, be insistent on, be resolute about She was set on going to an all-girls school.
set about someone assault, attack, mug (informal), assail, sail into (informal), lambast(e), belabour Several thugs set about him with clubs.
set about something begin, start, get down to, attack, tackle, set to, get to work, sail into (informal), take the first step, wade into, get cracking (informal), make a start on, roll up your sleeves, get weaving (informal), address yourself to, put your shoulder to the wheel (informal) He set about proving she was completely wrong.
set forth Christopher Columbus set forth on his epic journey of discovery.
set off I set off, full of optimism.
set on or upon someone attack, beat up, assault, turn on, mug (informal), set about, ambush, go for, sic, pounce on, fly at, work over (slang), assail, sail into (informal), fall upon, lay into (informal), put the boot in (slang), pitch into (informal), let fly at We were set upon by three youths.
set out
1. When setting out on a long walk, always wear suitable boots.
2. We set out to find the truth behind the story.
set someone against someone alienate, oppose, divide, drive a wedge between, disunite, estrange, set at odds, make bad blood between, make mischief between, set at cross purposes, set by the ears (informal), sow dissension amongst The case has set neighbour against neighbour in the village.
set someone back (with money or a specified sum of money as object) cost, knock back (Brit. informal) The frock is going to set you back thousands.
set someone off upset, make angry, discompose The smallest thing sets him off.
set something against something balance, compare, contrast, weigh, juxtapose, place side by side with a considerable sum when set against the maximum wage
set something apart distinguish, separate, characterize, single out, individualize, make distinctive, mark as different What sets it apart from hundreds of similar French towns is the huge factory.
set something aside
1. £130 million would be set aside for repairs to schools.
2. He urged them to set aside minor differences.
3. reject, dismiss, reverse, cancel, overturn, discard, quash, overrule, repudiate, annul, nullify, abrogate, render null and void The decision was set aside because one of the judges had links with the defendant.
set something back a risk of public protest that could set back reforms
set something down
1. It also sets down rules for the maintenance of equipment.
2. write down, record, jot down, draft, pen, compose, draw up, put in writing, commit to paper, put down in black and white Old Walter is setting down his memories of village life.
set something forth He set forth the basis of his approach to teaching students.
set something off
1. detonate, trigger (off), explode, ignite, light, set in motion, touch off The school district did not set off the bomb - some students did.
2. cause, start, produce, generate, prompt, trigger (off), provoke, bring about, give rise to, spark off, set in motion It set off a storm of speculation.
3. enhance, show off, complement, throw into relief, bring out the highlights in Blue suits you - it sets off the colour of your hair.
set something out
1. arrange, present, display, lay out, exhibit, array, dispose, set forth, expose to view Set out the cakes attractively.
2. He has written a letter setting out his views.
set something up
1. an organization that sets up meetings
2. establish, begin, found, institute, install, initiate, get going, lay the foundations of He set up the company four years ago.
3. The activists set up a peace camp at the border.
4. I set up the computer so that they could work from home.

## set

2
noun
1. series, collection, assortment, kit, outfit, batch, compendium, assemblage, coordinated group, ensemble Only she and Mr Cohen had complete sets of keys to the shop.
2. group, company, crowd, circle, class, band, crew (informal), gang, outfit, faction, sect, posse (informal), clique, coterie, schism the popular watering hole for the literary set
3. television, TV, telly (Brit. informal), the box (Brit. informal), receiver, the tube (slang), TV set, small screen (informal), gogglebox (Brit. slang), idiot box (slang) We got our first black-and-white set in 1963.
4. the steely determination in the set of her face
5. scenery, backdrop, setting, flats, mise en scène (French), stage furniture He achieved fame for his stage sets for the Folies Bergères.
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## set 1

verb
1. To deposit in a specified place:
2. To put in or assign to a certain position or location:
3. To alter for proper functioning:
Music: attune.
4. To arrange tableware upon (a table) in preparation for a meal:
5. To place (a story, for example) in a designated setting:
6. To bring about or come to an agreement concerning:
7. To appoint and send to a particular place:
8. To calculate approximately:
9. To move (a weapon or blow, for example) in the direction of someone or something:
Military: lay.
10. To change or be changed from a liquid into a soft, semisolid, or solid mass:
11. To make or become physically hard:
phrasal verb
To go about the initial step in doing (something):
Informal: kick off.
phrasal verb
set apart
To make noticeable or different:
phrasal verb
set aside
To put an end to, especially formally and with authority:
phrasal verb
set back
To cause to be later or slower than expected or desired:
phrasal verb
set by
To reserve for the future:
phrasal verb
set down
1. To register in or as if in a book:
2. To come to rest on the ground:
phrasal verb
set forth
To state, as an idea, for consideration:
phrasal verb
set off
1. To be the cause of:
2. To stir to action or feeling:
3. To endow with beauty and elegance by way of a notable addition:
4. To act as an equalizing weight or force to:
5. To make up for:
phrasal verb
set out
1. To go about the initial step in doing (something):
Informal: kick off.
2. To work out and arrange the parts or details of:
3. To proceed in a specified direction:
phrasal verb
set to
To go about the initial step in doing (something):
Informal: kick off.
phrasal verb
set up
1. To raise upright:
2. To bring into existence formally:
3. Informal. To pay for the food, drink, or entertainment of (another):
Informal: stand.
Slang: blow.
Idiom: stand treat.
1. Firmly established by long standing:
2. In a definite and final form; not likely to change:
3. Fixed and distinct from others:
4. On an unwavering course of action:
5. In a state of preparedness:
Informal: go.
Slang: together.
Idioms: all set, in working order.

## set 2

noun
1. A number of individuals making up or considered a unit:
2. A subdivision of a larger group:
3. A group of people sharing an interest, activity, or achievement:
4. A particular social group:
Informal: bunch, gang.
5. The properties, backdrops, and other objects arranged for a dramatic presentation:
Translations
تَصْفيف الشَّعْرتَغيب الشَّمْسثابِت، لا يَتَغَيَّرجامِد، مُتَصَلِّبجِهاز
conjunt
sættesætstillegå nedgruppe
aroensemblometipretasubiri
asettaasettisijoittaaTVupottaa
באלהניחלהקצותלכווןלמקם
postavitisetskup
beállítberakberakásfoglalhalmaz
ákveîa, áætlafastur, fyrirskipaîurgreypa, setja í umgjörîharînaklíka, liî
セットするひとそろい定める
...을 놓다두다한 벌
pono
aibėduoti impulsąįkurti parduotuvęįkurti stovykląimtis
aizrāviesapkoptapņēmiesciklsdekorācija
ajustaansambluaparataşezaaşezat
množinanaondulovaťonduláciapremyslenýprestrieť
aparatdoločitigarnituramnožicanaravnati
ชุดวาง จัดเตรียม ตั้งเวลา ตั้งระบบ
koymaktakımtoplulukyerine koymak/oturtmakkurmak
đặtbộbọnđámbày

## set

[set] (set (vb: pt, pp))
A. N
1. (= matching series) [of golf clubs, pens, keys] → ; [of books, works] → ; [of tools] → ; [of gears] → tren m; [of stamps] → (Math) →
the sofa and chairs are only sold as a setel sofá y los sillones no se venden por separado
a chess setun ajedrez
I need one more to make up the complete setme falta uno para completar la serie
a complete set of Jane Austen's novelsuna colección completa de las novelas de Jane Austen
a set of crockeryuna vajilla
a set of cutleryuna cubertería
they are sold in sets
a set of kitchen utensilsuna batería de cocina
it makes a set with those over there
set of teeth
a train set
2. (Tennis) → set m
she was leading 5-1 in the first setiba ganando 5 a 1 en el primer set
4. (Theat) → (Cine) →
to be on the setestar en plató
5. (Hairdressing) to have a shampoo and set
6. (often pej) (= group) → ; (= clique) →
we're not in their setno formamos parte de su grupo
they're a set of thievesson unos ladrones
they form a set by themselvesforman un grupo aparte
the fast setla gente de vida airada
the literary setlos literatos, la gente literaria
the smart setel mundo elegante, los elegantes
7. (Brit) (Scol) →
the mathematics setla clase de matemáticas
8. to make a dead set at sb (= pick on) → emprenderla resueltamente con algn, escoger a algn como víctima; (amorously) → proponerse conquistar a algn
9. (= disposition) [of tide, wind] → ; [of fabric] → ; [of dress] → corte m, ajuste m; [of head] → porte m, manera f de llevar; [of saw] → triscamiento m
10. (Hort) →
onion setscebollitas fpl de transplantar
1. (= fixed) [price, purpose] → fijo; [smile] → forzado; [opinions] → ; [talk] → ; [expression] → hecho; [date, time] → señalado (Scol) [books, subjects] → obligatorio; [task] → asignado
to be set in one's ways/opinionstener costumbres/opiniones profundamente arraigadas
set books (Scol, Univ) →
with no set limits
set menumenú m, comida f corrida (Mex)
a set phraseuna frase hecha
set piece (Art) → ; (= fireworks) → (Literat etc) → (Sport) →
he gave us a set speech
he has a set speech for these occasionspara estas ocasiones tiene un discurso estereotipado
at a set timea una hora señalada
there is no set time for itpara eso no hay hora fija
there's no set way to do itno hay una forma establecida or determinada de hacerlo
2. (= determined) →
to be (dead) set against (doing) sthestar (completamente) opuesto a (hacer) algo
to be set in one's purpose
to be (dead) set on (doing) sthestar (completamente) decidido a or empeñado en (hacer) algo
since you are so set on itpuesto que te empeñas en ello, puesto que estás decidido a hacerlo
to be all set to do sthestar listo para hacer algo
to be all set forestar listo para
all set?¿(estás) listo?
the scene was set for (fig) → todo estaba listo para ...
4. (Culin) the fruit is setel fruto está formado
the jelly is setla gelatina está cuajada
5. (= disposed) the tide is set in our favourla marea fluye para llevarnos adelante (fig) →
the wind is set strong from the north
C. VT
1. (= place, put) → poner
set the chairs by the window
she set the dish before me
to set a plan before a committeeexponer un plan ante una comisión
the film/scene is set in Romela película/escena se desarrolla or está ambientada en Roma
to set fire to sth, set sth on fireprender fuego a algo
to set places for 14poner cubiertos para 14 personas
to set a poem to musicponer música a un poema
what value do you set on it?¿en cuánto lo valoras? (fig) → ¿qué valor tiene para ti?
2. (= arrange) → ; (= adjust) [+ clock] → ; [+ mechanism] → ajustar; [+ hair] → ; [+ trap] → armar
bricks set in mortar
the alarm clock is set for sevenel despertador está puesto para las siete
I set the alarm for seven o'clockpuse el despertador a las siete
I'll set your room (US) →
to set the tableponer la mesa
he sets his watch by Big Benpone su reloj en hora por el Big Ben
see sail A1
3. (= mount) [+ gem] →
4. (Med) [+ broken bone] →
5. (Typ) [+ type] → componer
6. (= fix, establish) [+ date, limit] → ; [+ record] → establecer; [+ fashion] → imponer; [+ dye, colour] → fijar
to set a course for
to set one's heart on sth
to set limits to sthseñalar límites a algo
the meeting is set for Tuesday (US) →
to set a period of three monthsseñalar un plazo de tres meses
to set a record of ten secondsestablecer un récord de diez segundos
the world record was set last year
to set a time for a meetingfijar una hora para una reunión
7. (= assign) [+ task] → dar
to set Lorca for 2001poner una obra de Lorca en el programa de estudios para 2001
Cela is not set this year
to set an exam in French
to set sb a problemdar a algn un problema que resolver
to set sb a taskdar a algn una tarea que hacer
8. (= cause to start)
the noise set the dogs barkingel ruido hizo ladrar a los perros
to set a fire (US) →
to set sth goingponer algo en marcha
to set sb laughinghacer reír a algn
to set everyone talkingdar que hablar a todos
it set me thinkingme puso a pensar
to set sb to workponer a algn a trabajar
9. (= cause to pursue)
to set a dog on sbazuzar un perro contra algn
I was set on by three dogsme atacaron tres perros
we set the police on to him
what set the police on the trail?¿qué puso a la policía sobre la pista?
10. (= make solid) [+ cement] → ; [+ jelly] → cuajar
D. VI
1. (= go down) [sun, moon] → ponerse
the sun was settingse estaba poniendo el sol
2. (= go hard) [concrete, glue] → endurecerse (fig) [face] → congelarse
3. (Med) [broken bone, limb] → componerse
4. (Culin) [jelly, jam] → cuajarse
5. (= begin) to set to work
E. CPD set designer N (Theat) → director(a) m/f de arte, decorador(a) m/f
set point N (Tennis) → punto m de set
set square N; (with 2 equal sides) →
1. (= begin) [+ task] → empezar
to set about doing sthponerse a hacer algo
2. (= attack) →
set against VT + PREP
1. (= turn against) to set sb against sbenemistar a algn contra algn
to set sb against sthhacer que algn coja aversión por algo
he is very set against itse opone rotundamente a ello
2. (= balance against) → comparar con
set apart VT + ADV (lit) → separar (from de) his genius set him apart from his contemporariesdestacó de entre sus contemporáneos a causa de su genialidad
1. (= separate) [+ book, work] →
2. (= save) [+ money, time] →
3. (= put to one side) [+ differences, quarrels] → dejar de lado
4. (= reject) [+ proposal] → rechazar; [+ petition] → desestimar; [+ law, sentence, will] → anular
5. (= put away) → poner a un lado
1. (= retard) [+ project, process] → retrasar; [+ clocks] → atrasar
this has set us back some yearsesto nos ha retrasado varios años
2. (= place apart) → apartar
a house set back from the road
3. (= cost) → costar
the dinner set me back £40la cena me costó 40 libras
4. (= replace) → devolver a su lugar
set by VT + ADV (= save) →
1. (= put down) [+ object] → dejar; [+ passenger] →
to set sth down on the tableponer algo sobre la mesa
2. (= record) → poner por escrito
to set sth down in writing or on paperponer algo por escrito
set forth
A. VT + ADV (= expound) [+ theory] → ; (= display) → mostrar
B. VI + ADV = set out A
set in VI + ADV [bad weather] → establecerse; [winter, rain, snow] → empezar; [night] → caer
the rain has set in for the nightla lluvia continuará toda la noche
the rain has really set in now
the reaction set in after the warla reacción se afianzó después de la guerra
set off
A. VI + ADV (= leave) → salir, partir (esp LAm)
we set off for London at nine o'clocksalimos para Londres a las nueve
to set off on a journey
1. (= start) →
that was what set off the rioteso fue lo que provocó or desencadenó el motín
to set sb off (laughing) → hacer reír a algn; (talking) → hacer que algn se ponga a hablar
that really set him off (angrily) → aquello le puso furioso
that set him off (all over) again (angrily) → eso le provocó de nuevo
2. (= trigger off) [+ burglar alarm] → hacer sonar; [+ bomb] → ; [+ mechanism] → hacer funcionar
3. (= enhance) →
the black sets off the redel negro hace resaltar or pone de relieve el rojo
her dress sets off her figureel vestido le realza la figura
4. (= balance) → contraponer
to set off profits against lossescontraponer las ganancias a las pérdidas
these expenses are set off against taxestos gastos son desgravables
set on VI + PREP (= attack) (physically, verbally) →
he was set on by four of themfue agredido or atacado por cuatro de ellos
set out
A. VI + ADVsalir, partir (esp LAm) (for, from para de) we set out for London at nine o'clocksalimos para Londres a las nueve
to set out in search of sth/sbsalir en busca de algo/algn
to set out to do sthproponerse hacer algo
what are you setting out to do?¿qué os proponéis?, ¿cuál es vuestro objetivo?
we did not set out to do that
1. (= display) [+ goods] → exponer
2. (= present) [+ reasons, ideas] →
1. (= start) → empezar; (= start working) → ponerse (resueltamente) a trabajar; (= start eating) → empezar a comer (con buen apetito)
to set to and do sthponerse a trabajar para hacer algo
set to!¡a ello!
2. they set to with their fists
set up
A. VI + ADV to set up in businessestablecerse en un negocio
to set up (in business) as a baker
1. (= place in position) [+ chairs, tables etc] → ; [+ statue, monument] → ; [+ fence] →
to set up campacampar
2. (= start) [+ school, business, company] → ; [+ committee] → poner en marcha; [+ inquiry] → constituir; [+ fund] → crear; [+ government] → ; [+ record] → establecer; [+ precedent] → sentar; [+ infection] →
to set up house
to set up shop (Comm) → poner (un) negocio
to set sb up in businessponer un negocio a algn, establecer a algn
he set her up in a flatla instaló en un piso or (LAm) departamento
now he's set up for lifeahora tiene el porvenir asegurado
3. (= pose) to set o.s. up as sthpresumir de algo, hacérselas de algo
4. (= frame) →
5. (= lure into a trap) →
6. (= fix, rig) [+ fight] →
7. (= equip) → (with de) to be well set up forestar bien provisto de, tener buena provisión de
8. (Typ) → componer
9. (= raise) [+ cry] → ; [+ protest] →
set upon VI + PREP = set on
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## set

[ˈsɛt]
n
(= group of objects) [tools, keys] → jeu m; [cutlery, crockery] → ; [books, CDs] →
a spare set of clothes →
a chess set →
a train set →
a set of false teeth → un dentier
a set of dining-room furniture →
a set of crystal glasses → un service de verres en cristal
as a set
You can buy the three CDs together as a set → Vous pouvez acheter un coffret contenant les trois CD.
(= series) [problems, rules, actions] →
We soon encountered a new set of problems → Nous nous sommes bientôt heurtés à un nouvel ensemble de problèmes.
a television set, a TV set →
(TENNIS)set m
He won the first set → Il a gagné le premier set.
(= group of people) → cercle m, milieu m
London's literary set →
his set of friends → son cercle d'amis
the yachting set → les plaisanciers mpl
the sailing set → les amateurs mpl de voile, les voileux mpl
(CINEMA) [film] →
He was always late on set → Il arrivait toujours en retard sur le plateau.
Quiet on the set, please! → Silence sur le plateau!
(THEATRE) (for play)
(TV) (for TV programme)
(MATHEMATICS)
the set of prime numbers → l'ensemble des nombres premiers
(HAIRDRESSING)mise f en plis
a shampoo and set → un shampoing avec mise en plis
(= fixed) [time, fee, amount] → fixe
Meals are at set times → Les repas se prennent à heures fixes.
a set phrase → une locution
(= prescribed) [book, text] → au programme
Jane Austen's 'Emma' is one of my set books this year → "Emma" de Jane Austen est l'un des livres à mon programme cette année.
His book has become a set text in many universities →
on your marks, get set, go! →
to be set for sth → s'apprêter à qch
They're set for a world cruise → Il s'apprêtent à partir en croisière autour du monde.
to be all set to do sth → être fin prêt(e) à faire qch
We're all set to go → Nous voilà fin prêts à partir.
(= determined) to be set on doing sth → être résolu(e) à faire qch
to be set against sth → être opposé(e) à qch
to be dead set against sth → être totalement opposé(e) à qch
I wanted to go, but my dad was dead set against it → Je voulais y aller, mais mon père y était totalement opposé.
(= inflexible) he's set in his ways → il n'est pas très souple, il tient à ses habitudes
(= situated) [village, house, hotel] → situé(e)
The hotel is set in beautiful grounds → L'hôtel est situé dans un parc magnifique.
vb [set] (pt, pp)
(= place) → poser
She set the vase carefully on the shelf → Avec précaution, elle posa le vase sur l'étagère.
to set sth down (= put down) → poser qch (= put back in place) → reposer qch
(= fix) [+ date, time, rules] → fixer
They haven't yet set a date for the wedding → Ils n'ont pas fixé de date pour le mariage.
(= establish) [+ record] → établir
The world record was set last year → Le record du monde a été établi l'année dernière.
to set an example → montrer l'exemple
to set a precedent (gen)créer un précédent; (legally)
to set a dangerous precedent →
to set sb an example → montrer l'exemple à qn, donner l'exemple à qn
to set sb a bad example → donner à qn le mauvais exemple
If you are smoking in front of the children then you are setting them a bad example → Si vous fumez devant vos enfants, vous leur donnez le mauvais exemple.
(= assign) [+ task] → assigner; [+ homework] → donner; [+ challenge, goal] → fixer
Did the teacher set any homework? →
to set sb a task → assigner une tâche à qn
to set o.s a challenge →
Learn to set yourself realistic goals →
(= adjust) [+ device, clock, temperature, volume] → régler
I set the heating to come on in the morning → J'ai réglé le chauffage pour qu'il s'allume le matin.
Set the oven to 180 degrees → Réglez le four sur 180 degrés.
You can set the lights so that they come on automatically → Vous pouvez régler les lumières de façon à ce qu'elles s'allument automatiquement.
I set the alarm for 7 o'clock
BUT J'ai mis le réveil à sept heures.
Set the volume as high as possible
BUT Montez le volume au maximum.
to set the table → mettre la table
to set a place →
Shall I set another place in case she comes? → Faut-il que je mette un autre couvert au cas où elle viendrait?
(= cause change) to set sb free → libérer qn
The judge set her free on bail → Le juge l'a libérée sous caution.
to set sb thinking →
What he said set me thinking → Ce qu'il a dit m'a donné à réfléchir.
to set sth on fire → mettre le feu à qch
to set sth going → déclencher qch
to set sth spinning →
(= situate) [+ film, play, book, action] → situer
to be set in [film, play, book, action] → se passer à
The film is set in Morocco → Le film se passe au Maroc.
a novel set during World War II → un roman qui se passe pendant la seconde guerre mondiale
to be set against a background of sth → se dérouler sur fond de qch
The film is set against a turbulent background of civil war → Le film se déroule sur fond de guerre civile tumultueuse.
to set the scene for sth, to set the stage for sth [+ event] → préparer la voie à qch
to set sth to music [+ poem, lyric] → mettre qch en musique
(TYPOGRAPHY) [+ type, text] → composer
to set sail [ship, passenger] → appareiller
vi
[sun] → se coucher
The sun was setting → Le soleil se couchait.
the setting sun →
(= become solid) [jam, jelly, concrete] → prendre; [bone] →
vt fus [+ task] → entreprendre
to set about doing sth → entreprendre de faire qch
set aside
vt sep [+ time, money] → mettre de côté
set back
vt sep
(in time)retarder
to set sth back by → retarder qch de
[+ place]
a house set back from the road →
(= cost sb)
How much did that set you back? → Combien cela vous a coûté?
to set sb back £50 → en coûter 50 livres à qn
set in
vi
The rain has set in for the day → La pluie s'est installée pour la journée.
[infection, problems] → s'installer; [complications] → apparaître
It must be treated quickly before infection sets in → Cela doit être traité rapidement avant que l'infection ne s'installe.
set off
vi
We set off for London at 9 o'clock → Nous sommes partis pour Londres à neuf heures.
vt sep
(= activate) [+ bomb] → ; [+ alarm, fire extinguisher] → déclencher
Nationalists set off several bombs → Des nationalistes ont fait exploser plusieurs bombes.
(= spark off) [+ reaction, panic, celebration] → déclencher
The announcement set off celebrations in Iraq → L'annonce a été accueillie par des célébrations en Iraq.
(= show up well) →
Black sets off the colour of your hair → Le noir fait ressortir la couleur de tes cheveux.
set out
vi
(= set off) → partir
We set out for London at 9 o'clock → Nous sommes partis pour Londres à neuf heures.
We set out along the beach
BUT Nous avons commencé à marcher le long de la plage.
to set out from home →
We set out from home at 6.30 in the morning → Nous sommes partis de chez nous à 6h30 du matin.
to set out to do sth (= start, undertake) → entreprendre de faire qch
We set out to find the truth behind this mystery → Nous avons entrepris de trouver la vérité derrière ce mystère.
We have achieved what we set out to do → Nous avons réussi ce que nous avons entrepris.
I did not set out to offend anyone
BUT Je ne voulais offenser personne.
vt sep
(= arrange) → disposer
There were plenty of chairs set out for the guests → On avait disposé suffisamment de chaises pour les invités.
(= state) [+ theory, argument, ideas] → exposer
Darwin sets out his theory in detail in "The Origin of Species" → Darwin expose sa théorie en détail dans "L'Origine des espèces".
She sets out her arguments clearly → Elle expose ses arguments clairement.
set up
vt sep
(= start, organize) [+ organization] → mettre sur pied; [+ commission, inquiry] → mettre sur pied; [+ business] → fonder
An anti-terrorist squad was set up → Une équipe antiterroriste fut mise sur pied.
She set up her own business → Elle a fondé sa propre entreprise.
to set up a meeting →
to set up shop (= start business) →
He set up shop as an interior designer → Il s'est installé comme décorateur d'intérieur.
(= make ready to operate) [+ software] → installer; [+ computer] → configurer; [+ camera] → régler
I set up my computer so I could work from home → J'ai configuré mon ordinateur pour pouvoir travailler de chez moi.
(= erect) [+ monument] → ériger; [+ roadblock] → établir
Police set up roadblocks across the country → La police a établi des barrages routiers dans tout le pays.
to set up camp →
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## SET

(Internet) abbr of secure electronic transactionSET m

## set

vb: pret, ptp <set>
When the verb set is part of a fixed combination, eg to set on fire, to set one’s cap at, look up the other word.

NOUN
of objectsSatz m; (of two)Paar nt; (of underwear, cutlery, furniture, hairbrushes etc)Garnitur f; (= tea set etc)Service nt; (of tablemats etc)Set nt; (= chess or draughts set etc)Spiel nt; (= chemistry set etc)Bastelkasten m; (= painting set)Malkasten m; (= Meccano ®, construction set)Baukasten m; (of books, on one subject) → Reihe f, → Serie f; (by one author) → ; (= gift or presentation set)Kassette f; (of rooms)Zimmerflucht f; a set of toolsWerkzeug nt; a set of teethein Gebiss nt; a complete set of Dickens’ novelseine Gesamtausgabe von Dickens
= batchReihe f; he had a whole set of questionser hatte eine ganze Menge or Reihe Fragen; a strange set of ideas
= group of peopleKreis m; (pej)Bande f; (Brit Sch: = stream) → Kurs m; the literary setdie Literaten pl; the golfing setdie Golffreunde pl; that set of peopledieser Personenkreis; a nice set of people pl
Math → Reihe f; (in set theory) → Menge f
Sport Tennis → Satz m; (Table Tennis) → Spiel nt
= part of concertProgrammnummer f
of play (Theat) → Bühnenbild nt; (Film) → Szenenaufbau m; to be on the setbei den Dreharbeiten sein
= appliance TV, radio etc → Gerät nt, → Apparat m; (= headset)Paar nt; set of headphonesKopfhörer m
Dancing → Gruppe f; to make up a seteine Gruppe bilden; they then move up the setsie rücken (in der Gruppe) auf
= position of head, shouldersHaltung f; the set of somebody’s mouthjds Mundstellung f
= hairsetFrisur f, → Form f; to have a shampoo and setsich (dat)die Haare waschen und legen lassen
of windRichtung f
Hunt → Vorstehen nt; to make a dead set at somebody (dated, = try to attract) → sich an jdn ranmachen (inf)
US = sett
= likely
? to be set to he is set to become the new championihm werden die besten Chancen auf den Meistertitel eingeräumt; the talks are set to continue all weekdie Gespräche werden voraussichtlich die ganze Woche über andauern
? all set are we all set?sind wir alle fertig or bereit?; all set?alles klar?; to be all set for somethingfür etw gerüstet or auf etw (acc)vorbereitet sein; (= mentally prepared)auf etw (acc)eingestellt sein; to be all set to do something (= have made all the arrangements)sich darauf eingerichtet haben, etw zu tun; (= mentally prepared); we’re all set to gowir sind so weit or startklar; with their cameras all set
= rigidstarr; face; expressionfeststehend; forms; habit, customfest; to be set in one’s waysin seinen Gewohnheiten festgefahren sein
= fixed time, place (inf); one of my set tasks is …eine der mir übertragenen Aufgaben ist es …; set hours for studying; his set purpose was to …er war fest entschlossen, zu …; set menuTageskarte f; set lunch/mealTagesgericht nt; set speechStandardrede f; set phrase
? set piece (in novel, play) → Standardszene nt; (in exam) → Pflichtstück nt; (in football match etc) → Standardsituation f; (= fireworks)Feuerwerksbild nt
= prescribed; taskbestimmt; essay topic; set book(s)Pflichtlektüre f; set songPflichtstück nt
= resolvedentschlossen; to be set on somethingzu etw entschlossen sein; to be set on doing somethingentschlossen sein, etw zu tun; to be dead set on something/doing somethingetw auf Biegen oder Brechen haben/tun wollen; to be (dead) set against something/doing something/somebody doing something(absolut) gegen etw sein/dagegen sein, etw zu tun/dagegen sein, dass jd etw tut; she is far too set on getting her own waysie will immer nur ihren eigenen Kopf durchsetzen
TRANSITIVE VERB
= placestellen; (on its side, flat) → legen; (deliberately, carefully) → setzen; to set the chairs by the window; he set the stones carefully on top of each other; to set the child on his feet; I set him on his way (lit)ich schickte ihn los; (fig)ich habe ihm zu einem guten Anfang verholfen; I set him/his books above all othersich schätze ihn/seine Bücher höher ein als alle anderen; to set a value/price on something (lit, fig)einen Wert/Preis für etw festsetzen; to set a high value on somethingeiner Sache (dat)
? to set free to set somebody free
? to set right to set something/things right; to set somebody right (about something)jdn (→ acc) → berichtigen
? to set straight to set somebody straight
= cause to set something going/in motion
? to set sb doing sthjdn dazu veranlassen, etw zu tun; that set me thinkingdas veranlasste mich nachzudenken
? to set sb to doing or to do sth; to set oneself to doing or to do somethingsich daranmachen, etw zu tun
= regulate timer, controlseinstellen (→ at auf +acc); clockstellen (→ by nach, to auf +acc); trap, snare (lit)aufstellen; (fig)stellen (for sb jdm)
= prescribe, impose target, limit etc; task, questionstellen (sb jdm); homeworkaufgeben; exam, exam questionszusammenstellen; book for examvorschreiben; Hamlet has not been set this year; to set somebody a problem (lit); (fig)jdn vor ein Problem stellen; he was set a targetihm wurde ein Soll vorgeschrieben; England was set 75 to win (Sport) → England brauchte 75 (Punkte), um zu gewinnen
= arrange time, date (inf), → anberaumen (form); place (inf); to set the date (of the wedding); the attack was set for midnightder Angriff war für Mitternacht geplant
= establish recordaufstellen; fashionbestimmen
= mount gemfassen (→ in in +dat); piece of jewellerybesetzen (with mit); windowpaneeinsetzen (→ in in +acc)
= embed firmlyeinlegen (→ in in +acc); (in ground) → einlassen (→ in in +acc); to set stones in concrete
= locate to be set in the valley; a house set on a hillsideein am Berghang gelegenes Haus; his eyes were set wide aparter hatte weit auseinanderliegende Augen; the book is set in Romedas Buch spielt in Rom; he set the book in 19th century France/in Romeer wählte das Frankreich des 19. Jahrhunderts/Rom als Schauplatz für sein Buch; she set the action in the 16th century/in Viennasie verlegte die Handlung ins 16. Jahrhundert/nach Wien
= lay with cutlery tabledecken; to set places for 14für 14 decken, 14 Gedecke auflegen
= station guardaufstellen; to set a guard on somebody/something
= make solid jam; concrete; dyefixieren
bone (Med) → einrichten; dislocated jointeinrenken
hair
Typ → (spec)
set expressions to set something to music; to set a dog/the police on somebodyeinen Hund/die Polizei auf jdn ansetzen or hetzen
INTRANSITIVE VERB
= go down sun, moonuntergehen; his star is setting (fig)sein Stern ist im Sinken
= harden jelly, cement; (jam); (bone)zusammenwachsen
dyefarbbeständig werden
Dancing to set to one’s partnersich dem Partner zuwenden
Hunt → vorstehen
PHRASAL VERBS
? set about vi +prep obj
(= begin)sich machen an (+acc), → anfangen; (= tackle) (inf), → anstellen (inf); to set about doing something (= begin)sich daranmachen, etw zu tun; how do I set about getting a loan?wie fasse or packe (inf)ich es an, um ein Darlehen zu bekommen?
(= attack)herfallen über (+acc)

? set against vt sep +prep obj
(= influence against)einnehmen gegen; (= cause trouble between)Zwietracht säen zwischen (+dat); to set oneself against somethingsich einer Sache (dat)entgegenstellen; the civil war set friend against friend/father against son ? also set 2 c
(= balance against)gegenüberstellen (+dat); his story must be set against the evidence of the policeman muss seine Darstellung den Aussagen der Polizei gegenüberhalten

? set apart vt sep
(= distinguish); he felt set apart from the other boyser fühlte, dass er nicht so war wie die anderen Jungen
(= save) moneybeiseitelegen, auf die Seite legen; timeeinplanen

? set aside vt sep
newspaper, book etc; work, moneybeiseitelegen; timeeinplanen; land, roomreservieren; plansaufschieben; differences, quarrels, hostilitiesbeiseiteschieben, begraben; dislikevergessen; mistrust, bitternesssich frei machen von; formalityverzichten auf (+acc); rules, protest
(Jur) → aufheben; will

? set back vt sep
(= place at a distance)zurücksetzen; the house is set back from the roaddas Haus liegt etwas von der Straße ab or liegt nicht direkt an der Straße
(= retard); (by a certain length of time) → zurückwerfen; the plans have been set back (by) 2 yearsdie Pläne sind um 2 Jahre zurückgeworfen
(inf: = cost) → kosten; the dinner set me back £35das Essen hat mich £ 35 gekostet or ärmer gemacht (inf)

? set down vt sep
(= put down) suitcase, passengerabsetzen
(in writing) → (schriftlich) niederlegen
(= attribute)zuschreiben (→ to dat)
(= classify as) to set somebody/something down as somethingjdn/etw für etw halten

? set forth vt sep (= expound) theory, plandarlegen vi (liter)ausziehen (old)
? set in vi (= start)einsetzen; (panic)ausbrechen; (night)anbrechen; (Med, gangrene, complications) → sich einstellen; the rain has set ines hat sich eingeregnet vt sep
(Typ, = indent) → einrücken
(Sew) sleeveeinsetzen; pocketeinarbeiten (→ into in +acc)

? set off vt sep
(= ignite) bomb, firework
(= start)führen zu; speculation, quarrelauslösen; that set us all off laughingdas brachte uns (acc)alle zum Lachen; to set somebody off on a new line of thoughtjdn auf einen neuen Gedanken bringen; her remark set him off on a storyauf ihre Bemerkung hin erzählte er eine Geschichte; don’t set him off!lass ihn nur nicht damit anfangen!; that really set him offdaraufhin legte er richtig los or war er nicht mehr zu bremsen (inf)
(= offset) to set something off against something (dat)gegenüberstellen
(= enhance)hervorheben; to set something off from something
vi (= depart); (car, in car)losfahren; to set off on a journeyeine Reise antreten; to set off for Spainnach Spanien abfahren; the police set off in pursuitdie Polizei nahm die Verfolgung auf
? set on vt sep +prep obj dogshetzen or ansetzen auf (+acc) ? eye vi +prep obj = set upon
? set out vt sep (= display)ausbreiten; (= arrange) chess piecesaufstellen; printed matter, essay; (= state) vi
(= depart) = set off VI
(= intend)beabsichtigen; (= start)sich daranmachen

? set to vi (= start working, fighting)loslegen (inf); (= start eating)reinhauen (inf); they set to and repaired itsie machten sich an die Arbeit und reparierten es vi +prep obj to set to worksich an die Arbeit machen; to set to work doing or to do something
? set up vi (= establish oneself) to set up as a doctorsich als Arzt niederlassen; to set up in business; to set up for oneself vt sep
(= place in position) statue, postaufstellen; (= assemble, get ready) tent, stall, apparatusaufbauen; (Typ) → einrichten; (fig: = arrange) meeting; robbery; to set something up for somebody
(= establish)gründen; school, office, systemeinrichten; inquiry; recordaufstellen; to set somebody up in businessjdm zu einem Geschäft verhelfen; to set somebody up in an apartment; to set somebody up as something(es) jdm ermöglichen, etw zu werden; to set oneself up as somethingsich als etw aufspielen; to be set up for lifefür sein ganzes Leben ausgesorgt haben; to be well set upsich gutstehen; to set up campdie Zelte or das Lager aufschlagen; they’ve set up home in Glasgow/Spainsie haben sich in Glasgow/Spanien niedergelassen ? house, shop
(= restore to health)guttun (+dat); a weekend at the seaside will set you up againein Wochenende am Meer wird dich schon wieder auf die Beine bringen
(= raise) cry, protest, cheeranstimmen; to set up a commotion; (= make noise)Krach machen
(= cause) infection, reaction
(inf: = frame) to set somebody upjdm etwas anhängen; I’ve been set updas will mir einer anhängen (inf)or in die Schuhe schieben
(inf: = rig) the fight had been set upder Kampf war von vornherein eine abgekartete Sache

? set upon vi +prep objüberfallen; (animal)anfallen

## set

:
set-aside (Agr)
n
(= taking land out of cultivation)Flächenstilllegung f
(= area of land)
setback
nRückschlag m
set designer
n (Theat) → Bühnenbildner(in) m(f)
setdown
n
(fig: = damper) → Dämpfer m (inf, fig)
(= dressing-down)Rüffel m (inf)
set-in
set-piece specialist
n (Ftbl) → Freistoß- or Eckballspezialist(in) m(f)
set point
nSet- or Satzpunkt m
set square
nZeichendreieck nt
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## set

[sɛt] (set (vb: pt, pp))
1. n
a. (gen) → serie f inv; (of kitchen tools, saucepans) → batteria; (of books) → ; (of dishes) → servizio
a set of false teeth → una dentiera
he still has a full set of teeth →
a set of dining-room furniture → una camera da pranzo
a chess/draughts set → un gioco di scacchi/dama
a painting/writing set → l'occorrente m per dipingere/per scrivere
these articles are sold in sets → questi articoli si vendono in serie complete
b. (Tennis) → set m inv
c. (Math) → insieme m
closed set → insieme chiuso
empty set → insieme vuoto
d. (Elec) → apparecchio
television set →
e. (Cine) → set m inv (Theatre) → scena
f. (Hairdressing) → messa in piega
g. (group, often) (pej) → cerchia
the smart set → il bel mondo
a. (unchanging, gen) → fisso/a; (smile) → artificiale; (purpose) → definito/a, preciso/a; (lunch) → ; (speech, talk) → preparato/a; (date, time) → preciso/a, stabilito/a (Scol) (subjects) → obbligatorio/a; (books) → in programma (per l'esame)
set in one's ways → abitudinario/a
set in one's opinions → rigido/a nelle proprie convinzioni
a set phrase → una frase fatta
at a set time → a un'ora stabilita
b. (determined) → deciso/a; (ready) → pronto/a
he is (dead) set on doing it → è deciso a farlo
he is (dead) set on a new car → si è ficcato in testa di comprare una nuova macchina
to be (dead) set against (doing) sth → essere assolutamente contrario/a a (fare) qc
to be all set to do sth → essere pronto/a a fare qc
the scene was set for ... (fig) → tutto era pronto per...
3. vt
a. (place, put) → mettere
a novel set in Rome →
to set a higher value on happiness than on wealth → dar più valore alla felicità che alla ricchezza
to set the value of a ring at £500 →
to set sb free → liberare qn, mettere qn in libertà
to set fire to sth → dare or appiccare fuoco a qc
to set a dog on sb → aizzare un cane contro qn
b. (arrange, adjust, clock, mechanism) → regolare; (alarm clock) → ; (trap) → ; (hair) → ; (broken arm, leg, in plaster) → ingessare; (with splint) → mettere una stecca a; (type) → comporre
to set a poem to music → mettere in musica una poesia
c. (fix, establish, date, limit) → ; (record) → stabilire; (fashion) → lanciare; (dye, colour) → fissare
to set course for (Naut) → far rotta per
d. (gem) → montare
to set sb a problem → porre un problema a qn
to set sb an exam in Italian → far fare un esame d'italiano a qn
to set an exam in Italian → preparare il testo or le domande di un esame d'italiano
f. (start, cause to start) to set sth going
it set me thinking → mi ha fatto pensare
to set sb to work →
to set to work → mettersi al lavoro
4. vi
a. (sun, moon) → tramontare
b. (broken bone, limb) → saldarsi; (jelly, jam) → rapprendersi; (concrete, glue) → (fig) (face) → irrigidirsi
I don't know how to set about it → non so da che parte cominciare
b. (attack) → assalire
set against vt + prep
a. (make hostile to) to set sb against sb/sthmettere qn contro qn/qc
b. (balance against) to set sth against sthcontrapporre qc a qc
set apart vt + adv (object) → mettere da parte (fig) (person) → distinguere
a. (book, work) → mettere via; (money, time) → mettere da parte; (differences, quarrels, principles) → accantonare; (land) →
b. (reject, objection) → respingere; (will, judgement) →
a. (clock) → mettere indietro; (progress) → ritardare
to set back the clock (by one hour) → mettere l'orologio indietro (di un'ora)
the strike has set us back 6 months → lo sciopero ci ha fatto perdere 6 mesi
b. a house set back from the roaduna casa a una certa distanza dalla strada
c. (fam) (cost) it set me back £900mi è costato la bellezza di 900 sterline
a. (put down, object) → posare; (passenger) →
b. (record) → prendere nota di
to set sth down in writing or on paper → mettere qc per iscritto or sulla carta
set forth
1. vt + adv (frm) (facts, reasons, arguments) → esporre
2. vi + adv (liter) (set off) →
set in vi + adv (infection) → svilupparsi; (complications) → intervenire
the rain has set in for the day → ormai pioverà tutto il giorno
before the rot sets in →
set off
1. vi + adv (leave) →
to set off on a journey (to) → mettersi in viaggio (per)
a. (bomb) → ; (mechanism, burglar alarm) → azionare; (process, chain of events) →
b. (enhance) →
set out
1. vi + adv to set out (for)avviarsi (verso, a)
to set out (from) → partire (da)
to set out in search of sb/sth → mettersi alla ricerca di qn/qc
to set out to do sth →
2. vt + adv (goods) (fig) (reasons, ideas) → ; (chess pieces) →
set to vi + adv to set to (and do sth)mettersi all'opera (e fare qc)
set up
1. vi + adv to set up (in business) as a baker/lawyeraprire una panetteria/uno studio legale
when did you set up in business? → quand'è che ti sei messo in proprio?
a. (place in position, chairs, stalls, road blocks) → disporre; (tent) → ; (monument) → innalzare
b. (start, firm, business) → avviare; (school, organization) → fondare; (fund) → costituire; (inquiry) → aprire; (infection) → provocare; (record) → stabilire
to set up house → trovarsi una casa
to set up camp → accamparsi
to set up shop → mettersi in proprio
to set sb up in business → avviare qn agli affari
to set o.s. up as sth (fig) → pretendere di essere qc
set upon vi + prep (attack) → assalire
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## set

(set) present participle ˈsetting: past tense, past participle set verb
1. to put or place. She set the tray down on the table.
2. to put plates, knives, forks etc on (a table) for a meal. Please would you set the table for me?
3. to settle or arrange (a date, limit, price etc). It's difficult to set a price on a book when you don't know its value.
4. to give a person (a task etc) to do. The witch set the prince three tasks; The teacher set a test for her pupils; He should set the others a good example.
5. to cause to start doing something. His behaviour set people talking.
6. (of the sun etc) to disappear below the horizon. It gets cooler when the sun sets.
7. to become firm or solid. Has the concrete set?
8. to adjust (eg a clock or its alarm) so that it is ready to perform its function. He set the alarm for 7.00 a.m.
9. to arrange (hair) in waves or curls.
10. to fix in the surface of something, eg jewels in a ring.
11. to put (broken bones) into the correct position for healing. They set his broken arm.
1. fixed or arranged previously. There is a set procedure for doing this.
2. (often with on) ready, intending or determined (to do something). He is set on going.
3. deliberate. He had the set intention of hurting her.
4. stiff; fixed. He had a set smile on his face.
5. not changing or developing. set ideas.
6. (with with) having something set in it. a gold ring set with diamonds.
noun
1. a group of things used or belonging together. a set of carving tools; a complete set of (the novels of) Jane Austen.
2. an apparatus for receiving radio or television signals. a television/radio set.
3. a group of people. the musical set.
4. the process of setting hair. a shampoo and set.
5. scenery for a play or film. There was a very impressive set in the final act.
6. a group of six or more games in tennis. She won the first set and lost the next two.
ˈsetting noun
1. a background. This castle is the perfect setting for a murder.
2. an arrangement of jewels in eg a ring.
3. music composed for a poem etc. settings of folk songs.
ˈsetback noun
a delay in progress.
set phrase
a phrase which always occurs in one form, and which cannot be changed. `Of no fixed abode' is a set phrase.
ˈset-square noun
a triangular instrument with one right angle, used in geometrical drawing etc.
ˈsetting-lotion noun
a lotion that is used in setting the hair.
ˌset-ˈto
an argument or fight.
ˈset-up noun
an arrangement. There are several families living together in that house – it's a funny set-up.
all set (often with to)
ready or prepared (to do something); just on the point of (doing something). We were all set to leave when the phone rang.
set (someone) against (someone)
to cause (a person) to dislike (another person). She set the children against their father.
set aside
to keep for a special use or purpose. He set aside some cash for use at the weekend.
set back
to delay the progress of. His illness set him back a bit at school.
set down
(of a bus etc) to stop and let (passengers) out. The bus set us down outside the post-office.
set in
to begin or become established. Boredom soon set in among the children.
set off
1. (sometimes with on) to start a journey. We set off to go to the beach.
2. to cause to start doing something. She had almost stopped crying, but his harsh words set her off again.
3. to explode or ignite. You should let your father set off all the fireworks.
set (something or someone) on (someone)
to cause (eg dogs) to attack (a person). He set his dogs on me.
set out
1. to start a journey. He set out to explore the countryside.
2. to intend. I didn't set out to prove him wrong.
set to
to start to do something (vigorously). They set to, and finished the work the same day.
set up
1. to establish. When was the organization set up?
2. to arrange or construct. He set up the apparatus for the experiment.
set up camp
to erect tents etc. They set up camp in a field.
set up house
to establish one's own home. He'll soon be earning enough to set up house on his own.
set up shop
to start a shop.
set upon (also set on)
to attack. He set upon me in the dark.

## set(t)

(set) noun
a block of stone used in street paving.
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## set

položit, sada sæt, sætte asettaa, setti postaviti, set ひとそろい, 定める ...을 놓다, 한 벌 sätta, set ชุด, วาง จัดเตรียม ตั้งเวลา ตั้งระบบ bộ, đặt 一套,
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## set

n. conjunto, equipo; grupo; instrumentos y accesorios; [surgical] instrumental quirúrgico;
it is all ___todo está arreglado;
v. poner, colocar; [a broken bone] encasar, fijar, ajustar;
___ a fracturecomponer una fractura.
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## set

vt (pret & pp set; ger setting) (a fracture) reducir (una fractura)