Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) setting, scene (the context and environment in which something is set) "the perfect setting for a ghost story"
- S: (n) setting, background, scope (the state of the environment in which a situation exists) "you can't do that in a university setting"
- S: (n) mise en scene, stage setting, setting (arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted)
- S: (n) context, circumstance, setting (the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event) "the historical context"
- S: (n) setting (the physical position of something) "he changed the setting on the thermostat"
- S: (n) place setting, setting (a table service for one person) "a place setting of sterling flatware"
- S: (n) mount, setting (a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place) "the diamond was in a plain gold mount"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) determine, set (fix conclusively or authoritatively) "set the rules"
- S: (v) specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit (decide upon or fix definitely) "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
- S: (v) set, mark (establish as the highest level or best performance) "set a record"
- S: (v) set (put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state) "set the house afire"
- S: (v) set (fix in a border) "The goldsmith set the diamond"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) set (set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly) "set clocks or instruments"
- S: (v) set, localize, localise, place (locate) "The film is set in Africa"
- S: (v) set, go down, go under (disappear beyond the horizon) "the sun sets early these days"
- S: (v) arrange, set (adapt for performance in a different way) "set this poem to music"
- S: (v) plant, set (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground) "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
- S: (v) set (apply or start) "set fire to a building"
- S: (v) jell, set, congeal (become gelatinous) "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
- S: (v) typeset, set (set in type) "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics"
- S: (v) set (put into a position that will restore a normal state) "set a broken bone"
- S: (v) set, countersink (insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink))
- S: (v) set (give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor)
- S: (v) sic, set (urge to attack someone) "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
- S: (v) place, put, set (estimate) "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
- S: (v) rig, set, set up (equip with sails or masts) "rig a ship"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) 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"
- S: (v) fructify, set (bear fruit) "the apple trees fructify"
- S: (v) dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure (arrange attractively) "dress my hair for the wedding"