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set

set

 
 
pronunciation:
set
parts of speech:
verb, noun
phrases:
set up
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part of speech: verb
inflections: set, sets, setting
definition 1: to put in a particular place.
Rebecca set the glass on the table.
synonyms:
lay, place, put
similar words:
deposit, locate, pitch
definition 2: to decide on.
The library sets a limit on the number of books people can borrow.Paul set goals for his education.
synonyms:
determine
similar words:
decide, define, establish
definition 3: to move down.
We will arrive before the sun sets.
synonyms:
drop, sink
similar words:
dip, disappear, lower
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a group of things that go together or are used together.
I bought a new set of tools.
 
synonyms:
kit
similar words:
collection, group
phrase: set up
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