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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

set in sett British & World English

The earth or burrow of a badger

set in set1 British & World English

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

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 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

put the seal on British & World English

Finally confirm or conclude; give final authorization to

sett British & World English

The earth or burrow of a badger

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

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)

put one's mind to British & World English

Direct all one’s attention to (achieving something)

set-up British & World English

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

set in British & World English

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

set-in British & World English

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

set on British & World English

Attack (someone) violently

set to British & World English

Begin doing something vigorously

set-to British & World English

A fight or argument

on-set British & World English

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

box set British & World English

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

saw set British & World English

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

set-net British & World English

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

set off British & World English

Begin a journey

set-off British & World English

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

set out British & World English

Begin a journey

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

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 piece British & World English

A passage or section of a novel, play, film, or piece of music that is arranged in an elaborate or conventional pattern for maximum effect

set play British & World English

A prearranged manoeuvre carried out from a restart by the team who have the advantage

set point British & World English

(In tennis and other sports) a point which if won by one of the players or sides will also win them a set

set screw British & World English

A screw for adjusting or clamping parts of a machine

set scrum British & World English

Another term for scrum.

set shot British & World English

A shot at the basket made without jumping

set sail British & World English

Hoist the sails of a boat

set about British & World English

Start doing something with vigour or determination

set forth British & World English

Begin a journey

set-aside British & World English

The policy of taking land out of production to reduce crop surpluses


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