Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun set

13 senses of set

Sense 1
set -- (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 2
set -- ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite")
       => abstraction, abstract entity -- (a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples)

Sense 3
set, exercise set -- (several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press")
       => exercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout -- (the activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit; "the doctor recommended regular exercise"; "he did some exercising"; "the physical exertion required by his work kept him fit")

Sense 4
stage set, set -- (representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production; "the sets were meticulously authentic")
       => representation -- (a creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something)

Sense 5
set, circle, band, lot -- (an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot")
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 6
bent, set -- (a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way; "the set of his mind was obvious")
       => inclination, disposition, tendency -- (an attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others; "he had an inclination to give up too easily"; "a tendency to be too strict")

Sense 7
set -- (the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat")
       => placement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacement -- (the act of putting something in a certain place)

Sense 8
set -- (a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner")
       => playing period, period of play, play -- ((in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds; "rain stopped play in the 4th inning")

Sense 9
hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing -- (the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization; "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue")
       => natural process, natural action, action, activity -- (a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity")

Sense 10
Set, Seth -- (evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris)
       INSTANCE OF=> Egyptian deity -- (a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians)

Sense 11
set -- (the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun")
       => descent -- (a movement downward)

Sense 12
set, readiness -- ((psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set")
       => cognitive state, state of mind -- (the state of a person's cognitive processes)

Sense 13
set -- (any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries")
       => electronic equipment -- (equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor))

Antonyms of verb set

1 of 25 senses of set

Sense 10
set, go down, go under -- (disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days")
       Antonym of rise (Sense 16)
      => rise, come up, uprise, ascend -- (come up, of celestial bodies; "The sun also rises"; "The sun uprising sees the dusk night fled..."; "Jupiter ascends")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb set

25 senses of set

Sense 1
put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")
          Phrasal Verb-> set down#6; set back#3; set up#11; set up#7; set down#5; set up#2; set up#3; set up#5; set out#2

Sense 2
determine, set -- (fix conclusively or authoritatively; "set the rules")

Sense 3
specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit -- (decide upon or fix definitely; "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters")
       => choose, take, select, pick out -- (pick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives; "Take any one of these cards"; "Choose a good husband for your daughter"; "She selected a pair of shoes from among the dozen the salesgirl had shown her")

Sense 4
set, mark -- (establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record")
       => lay down, establish, make -- (institute, enact, or establish; "make laws")

Sense 5
set -- (put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")
          Phrasal Verb-> set off#5; set up#4; set off#1; set apart#1; set aside#1; set off#7

Sense 6
set -- (fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 7
fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 8
set -- (set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments")
       => adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")
          Phrasal Verb-> set ahead#1

Sense 9
set, localize, localise, place -- (locate; "The film is set in Africa")
       => stage, present, represent -- (perform (a play), especially on a stage; "we are going to stage `Othello'")

Sense 10
set, go down, go under -- (disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days")
       => descend, fall, go down, come down -- (move downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way; "The temperature is going down"; "The barometer is falling"; "The curtain fell on the diva"; "Her hand went up and then fell again")

Sense 11
arrange, set -- (adapt for performance in a different way; "set this poem to music")
       => compose, write -- (write music; "Beethoven composed nine symphonies")

Sense 12
plant, set -- (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground; "Let's plant flowers in the garden")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 13
set -- (apply or start; "set fire to a building")
       => originate, initiate, start -- (bring into being; "He initiated a new program"; "Start a foundation")

Sense 14
jell, set, congeal -- (become gelatinous; "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme")
       => solidify -- (become solid; "The metal solidified when it cooled")

Sense 15
typeset, set -- (set in type; "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics")
       => print, impress -- (reproduce by printing)

Sense 16
set -- (put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone")
       => put, set, place, pose, position, lay -- (put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point")

Sense 17
set, countersink -- (insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink))
       => bury, sink -- (embed deeply; "She sank her fingers into the soft sand"; "He buried his head in her lap")

Sense 18
set -- (give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor)
       => hone -- (sharpen with a hone; "hone a knife")

Sense 19
sic, set -- (urge to attack someone; "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits")
       => assail, assault, set on, attack -- (attack someone physically or emotionally; "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly")

Sense 20
place, put, set -- (estimate; "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.")
       => estimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judge -- (judge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time); "I estimate this chicken to weigh three pounds")

Sense 21
rig, set, set up -- (equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship")
       => equip, fit, fit out, outfit -- (provide with (something) usually for a specific purpose; "The expedition was equipped with proper clothing, food, and other necessities")

Sense 22
set up, lay out, set -- (get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery")
       => fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")

Sense 23
adjust, set, correct -- (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard; "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Sense 24
fructify, set -- (bear fruit; "the apple trees fructify")
       => reproduce, procreate, multiply -- (have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate")

Sense 25
dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure -- (arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding")
       => groom, neaten -- (care for one's external appearance; "He is always well-groomed")

Antonyms of adj set

7 senses of set

Sense 1
fit (predicate), primed (predicate), set (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time")

INDIRECT (VIA ready) -> unready -- (not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue")

Sense 2
fixed, set, rigid -- (fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain")

INDIRECT (VIA nonmoving) -> moving -- (in motion; "a constantly moving crowd"; "the moving parts of the machine")

Sense 3
located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")

INDIRECT (VIA settled) -> unsettled -- (not settled or established; "an unsettled lifestyle")

Sense 4
laid, set -- (set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern")

INDIRECT (VIA arranged) -> disarranged -- (having the arrangement disturbed; not in order; "her disarranged hair")

Sense 5
set (predicate) -- (being below the horizon; "the moon is set")

INDIRECT (VIA down) -> up -- (being or moving higher in position or greater in some value; being above a former position or level; "the anchor is up"; "the sun is up"; "he lay face up"; "he is up by a pawn"; "the market is up"; "the corn is up")

Sense 6
determined, dictated, set -- (determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching")

INDIRECT (VIA settled) -> unsettled -- (still in doubt; "an unsettled issue"; "an unsettled state of mind")

Sense 7
hardened, set -- (converted to solid form (as concrete))

INDIRECT (VIA hard) -> soft -- (yielding readily to pressure or weight)

Similarity of adj set

7 senses of set

Sense 1
fit (predicate), primed (predicate), set (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time")
       => ready (vs. unready) -- (completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read")

Sense 2
fixed, set, rigid -- (fixed and unmoving; "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain")
       => nonmoving (vs. moving), unmoving -- (not in motion)

Sense 3
located, placed, set, situated -- (situated in a particular spot or position; "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank")
       => settled (vs. unsettled) -- (established in a desired position or place; not moving about; "nomads...absorbed among the settled people"; "settled areas"; "I don't feel entirely settled here"; "the advent of settled civilization")

Sense 4
laid, set -- (set down according to a plan:"a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern")
       => arranged (vs. disarranged), ordered -- (disposed or placed in a particular kind of order; "the carefully arranged chessmen"; "haphazardly arranged interlobular septa"; "comfortable chairs arranged around the fireplace")

Sense 5
set (predicate) -- (being below the horizon; "the moon is set")
       => down (vs. up) -- (being or moving lower in position or less in some value; "lay face down"; "the moon is down"; "our team is down by a run"; "down by a pawn"; "the stock market is down today")

Sense 6
determined, dictated, set -- (determined or decided upon as by an authority; "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching")
       => settled (vs. unsettled) -- (established or decided beyond dispute or doubt; "with details of the wedding settled she could now sleep at night")

Sense 7
hardened, set -- (converted to solid form (as concrete))
       => hard (vs. soft) -- (resisting weight or pressure)

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