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set1 British & World English

Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position

set2 British & World English

A group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together

set3 British & World English

Fixed or arranged in advance

start the ball rolling British & World English

Cause something to start happening

put the cat among the pigeons British & World English

Say or do something that is likely to cause trouble or controversy

put one's mind to British & World English

Direct all one’s attention to (achieving something)

put pen to paper British & World English

Write or begin to write something

put the record straight British & World English

Give the true version of events that have been reported incorrectly

put someone right British & World English

Restore someone to health

put something to rights British & World English

Restore something to its correct or normal state

set in set1 British & World English

Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position

be set in set1 British & World English

Be situated or fixed in a specified place or position

Seth British & World English

An evil god who murdered his brother Osiris and wounded Osiris’s son Horus. Seth is represented as having the head of an animal with a long pointed snout

Set in Seth British & World English

An evil god who murdered his brother Osiris and wounded Osiris’s son Horus. Seth is represented as having the head of an animal with a long pointed snout

sett British & World English

The earth or burrow of a badger

set in sett British & World English

The earth or burrow of a badger

put the seal on British & World English

Finally confirm or conclude; give final authorization to

be written in stone British & World English

Used to emphasize that something is fixed and unchangeable

put spurs to British & World English

Use one’s spurs to urge on (a horse)

on-set British & World English

Taking place during or relating to the rehearsing of a play or the making of a film

set in British & World English

(Of something unpleasant or unwelcome) begin and seem likely to continue

set on British & World English

Attack (someone) violently

set to British & World English

Begin doing something vigorously

set-in British & World English

(Of a sleeve) made separately and inset into a garment

set-to British & World English

A fight or argument

set-up British & World English

The way in which something, especially an organization or equipment, is organized, planned, or arranged

set in in set1 British & World English

(Of something unpleasant or unwelcome) begin and seem likely to continue

set on in set1 British & World English

Attack (someone) violently

set to in set1 British & World English

Begin doing something vigorously

box set British & World English

A set of related items, typically books or recordings, packaged together in a box and sold as a unit

set off British & World English

Begin a journey

set out British & World English

Begin a journey

set-net British & World English

A fishing net fastened in position, into which fish are driven

set-off British & World English

An item or amount that is or may be set off against another in the settlement of accounts

saw set British & World English

A tool for setting the teeth of a saw so that they point in alternate directions

tea set British & World English

A set of crockery for serving tea

jet set British & World English

Wealthy and fashionable people who travel widely and frequently for pleasure

chess set British & World English

A chessboard and a set of chessmen

close-set British & World English

(Of two or more things) having little space in between

data set British & World English

A collection of related sets of information that is composed of separate elements but can be manipulated as a unit by a computer

deep-set British & World English

Embedded or positioned firmly or deeply

onion set British & World English

A small onion bulb planted instead of seed to yield a mature bulb

point set British & World English

(In acupuncture) a set of points stimulated simultaneously to treat a particular ailment or bring about a desired effect

set sail British & World English

Hoist the sails of a boat

set about British & World English

Start doing something with vigour or determination


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