Meaning : 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.
Meaning : (mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols.
The set of prime numbers is infinite.
Meaning : Several exercises intended to be done in series.
He did four sets of the incline bench press.
Synonyms : exercise set
Meaning : Representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production.
The sets were meticulously authentic.
Synonyms : stage set
Meaning : A relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way.
The set of his mind was obvious.
Synonyms : bent
Meaning : The act of putting something in position.
He gave a final set to his hat.
Meaning : A unit of play in tennis or squash.
They played two sets of tennis after dinner.
Meaning : Evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout. Brother and murderer of Osiris.
Synonyms : seth
Meaning : The descent of a heavenly body below the horizon.
Before the set of sun.
Meaning : (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.
Synonyms : readiness
Meaning : Any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals.
The early sets ran on storage batteries.
Meaning : Fix conclusively or authoritatively.
Set the rules.
Synonyms : determine
Meaning : Establish as the highest level or best performance.
Set a record.
Synonyms : mark
Meaning : Put into a certain state. Cause to be in a certain state.
Set the house afire.
Meaning : Fix in a border.
The goldsmith set the diamond.
Meaning : Set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly.
Set clocks or instruments.
Meaning : Adapt for performance in a different way.
Set this poem to music.
Synonyms : arrange
Meaning : Put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.
Let's plant flowers in the garden.
Synonyms : plant
Meaning : Apply or start.
Set fire to a building.
Meaning : Set in type.
My book will be typeset nicely.
Set these words in italics.
Synonyms : typeset
Meaning : Put into a position that will restore a normal state.
Set a broken bone.
Meaning : Insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink).
Synonyms : countersink
Meaning : Give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor.
Meaning : Urge to attack someone.
The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders.
The shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits.
Synonyms : sic
Meaning : Bear fruit.
The apple trees fructify.
Synonyms : fructify
Meaning : Set down according to a plan.
A carefully laid table with places set for four people.
Stones laid in a pattern.
Synonyms : laid
Meaning : Being below the horizon.
The moon is set.
Meaning : Converted to solid form (as concrete).
Synonyms : hardened