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set fire to to cause to start burning; ignite.
set forth to begin a journey or adventure. [2 definitions]
set in to begin to be established or take effect.
setoff in architecture, a projecting ledge or shelf. [2 definitions]
set off to begin going somewhere, esp. on a trip. [5 definitions]
set one's cap for to try to attract as a husband or wife.
set on fire to start the burning of (something), causing damage or destruction.
set out to start on a journey or begin an adventure. [5 definitions]
set piece a literary, musical, or other artistic work, or part of such a work, that aims to achieve certain effects, esp. technically impressive ones. [2 definitions]
set sail to start out on or as if on a sea voyage.
setscrew an often headless screw that holds one piece firmly against another. [2 definitions]
set shot a shot made by a basketball player while standing in place.
set store by to hold in esteem; value.
settee a seat with a back and usu. arms, on which two or more persons can sit.
setter someone or something that sets (usu. used in combination). [2 definitions]
set theory the study of the mathematical properties of, and relations between, sets.
setting surroundings; context; environment. [5 definitions]
settle1 to finally agree upon or resolve. [13 definitions]
settle2 a long wooden seat with arms and a high back; settee.
settle a score to retaliate in response to a grievance or hurt.
settle down to adopt a quieter and more stable lifestyle. [4 definitions]