set is Accepted in TWL Scrabble Dictionary

set Scrabble score: 3

Meaning of set

  • construction representing the setting of the action in a play
  • dance face to face with another in a square dance set to your partner and turn
  • put in motion
  • st station
  • become solid or thickened by chemical or physical alteration the cement sets rapidly
  • to begin to fight; contend
  • place oneself in position in preparation for an action (as running)
  • to become firm
  • to record in writing or printing
  • to attack or cause to attack
  • cause (as fruit or seed) to develop
  • to instigate; incite
  • to lay out (a plan of a building or structural part) in actual size at the construction site
  • place with care or deliberate purpose and with relative stability set a ladder against the wall set a stone on the grave
  • in readiness; prepared
  • to establish
  • put into type or its equivalent (as on film) set the first word in italic
  • to begin on; start
  • to put or place
  • place in a specified literary or dramatic setting
  • put aside (as dough containing yeast) for fermenting
  • to cause to be noticed; distinguish
  • to undertake; attempt
  • fix or decide on as a time, limit, or regulation prescribe set a wedding day set the rules for the game
  • direct to action
  • to turn the hands of (a watch or clock) to show an earlier time
  • prearranged
  • arrange (hair) in a desired style by using implements (as curlers, rollers, or clips) and gels or lotions
  • defeat (an opponent or a contract) in bridge
  • undergo development usually as a result of pollination
  • incite to attack or antagonism war sets brother against brother
  • to land an airplane
  • direct with fixed attention set your mind to it
  • put and fix in a direction set our faces toward home once more
  • sink (the head of a nail) below the surface
  • bend slightly the tooth points of (a saw) alternately in opposite directions
  • to consider; estimate
  • ply set a match to kindling
  • adjust (a device and especially a measuring device) to a desired position set the alarm for 700 set a thermostat at 68
  • fix in a desired position (as by heating or stretching)
  • to state
  • adjust (as a clock) in conformity with a standard
  • make scenically ready for a performance set the stage
  • make unyielding or obstinate
  • to put to one side; reserve
  • spread to the wind set the sails
  • resolved
  • to dismiss from the mind; reject
  • to set to a later setting or time
  • place as an estimate of worth set a high value on life
  • fix as a distinguishing imprint, sign, or appearance the years have set their mark on him
  • cause the start of set a fire
  • to fix definitely
  • to raise
  • put (eggs) for hatching under a fowl or into an incubator
  • point out the position of (game) by holding a fixed attitude
  • arrange (type) for printing set type by hand
  • become whole by growing together
  • to assault; attack
  • the brother and murderer of Osiris, represented as having the form of a donkey or other mammal and regarded as personifying the desert
  • cause to assume a specified posture or position set the door ajar
  • fix firmly make immobile give rigid form or condition to set her jaw in determination
  • become permanent
  • to begin a journey or course
  • to begin a trip
  • appoint or assign to an office or duty
  • be becoming be suitable fit the coat sets well
  • cover and warm eggs to hatch them
  • to design; plan
  • affect one with or as if with weight the pudding sets heavily on my stomach
  • put in order for use set a place for a guest
  • to make a vigorous effort; apply oneself to work; begin
  • to turn the hands of (a watch or clock) to show a later time
  • cause to become firm or solid set milk for cheese
  • to cause to sit place in or on a seat
  • to humble or humiliate
  • to cause to be hostile or antagonistic
  • restore to normal position or connection when dislocated or fractured set a broken bone
  • place in a relative rank or category set duty before pleasure
  • place in relation for comparison or balance theory set against practice
  • to sink below the horizon
  • establish as the highest level or best performance set a record for the half mile
  • put a fine edge on by grinding or honing set a razor
  • adorn with something affixed or infixed stud dot clear sky set with stars
  • place (oneself) in position to start running in a race
  • to begin
  • to reserve for a particular purpose
  • fix at a certain amount set bail at $500
  • radio or television receiver
  • to save or keep for future use
  • to begin to prevail; arrive
  • hold something in regard or esteem at the rate of sets a great deal by daily exercise
  • pass below the horizon go down the sun sets
  • place by transporting was set ashore on the island
  • fix (as a precious stone) in a border of metal place in a setting
  • to arrange (type) for printing
  • fix
  • come to an end this century sets with little mirth Thomas Fuller
  • to put in a particular position [v SETTING, -S]
  • to hinder; impede
  • (of winds or currents) to blow or flow toward the shore
  • to rest on a level surface
  • make (as a trap) ready to catch prey
  • put (a fowl) on eggs to hatch them
  • fix (a hook) firmly into the jaw of a fish
  • to cause to explode
  • to attribute; ascribe
  • to compare or contrast
  • apply oneself to some activity set to work
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  • furnish as a pattern or model set an example of generosity
  • have a specified direction in motion flow tend the wind was setting from Pine Hill to the farm Esther Forbes
  • to define; describe
  • indicate the position of game by crouching or pointing
  • group; complete collection
  • to put (a broken bone) in position
  • cause to assume a specified condition, relation, or occupation slaves were set free set the house on fire
  • allot as a task setting lessons for the children to work upon at home Manchester Examiner
  • to prevail over; discard; annul
  • to plant
  • to reduce to a lower setting
  • story set in Paris