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— English words —
  • set v. (transitive) To put (something) down, to rest.
  • set v. (transitive) To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
  • set v. (transitive) To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
  • set v. (transitive) To start (a fire).
  • set v. (transitive, dated) To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
  • set v. (transitive) To determine or settle.
  • set v. (transitive) To adjust.
  • set v. (transitive) To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
  • set v. (transitive) To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.
  • set v. (transitive) To introduce or describe.
  • set v. (transitive) To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to.
  • set v. (transitive) To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
  • set v. (transitive) To prepare (a stage or film set).
  • set v. (transitive) To fit (someone) up in a situation.
  • set v. (transitive) To arrange (type).
  • set v. (transitive) To devise and assign (work) to.
  • set v. (transitive, volleyball) To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
  • set v. (intransitive) To solidify.
  • set v. (transitive) To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
  • set v. (intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
  • set v. (transitive, bridge) To defeat a contract.
  • set v. (obsolete, now followed by "out", as in set out) To begin to move; to go forth.
  • set v. (transitive, botany) To produce after pollination.
  • set v. (intransitive, of fruit) To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
  • set v. (intransitive, Southern US, Midwestern US, dialectal) To sit (be in a seated position).
  • set v. To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
  • set v. (hunting, transitive, intransitive) Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
  • set v. To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly.
  • set v. (transitive, intransitive) To fit music to words.
  • set v. (transitive, intransitive) To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
  • set v. To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
  • set v. To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.
  • set v. (intransitive, country dancing) To acknowledge a dancing partner by facing him or her and moving…
  • set v. To place or fix in a setting.
  • set v. To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
  • set v. To extend and bring into position; to spread.
  • set v. To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
  • set v. To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
  • set v. (masonry) To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
  • set v. (obsolete) To wager in gambling; to risk.
  • set v. To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
  • set v. (obsolete) To value; to rate; used with at.
  • set v. To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
  • set v. (Scotland) To suit; to become.
  • set n. A punch for setting nails in wood.
  • set n. A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
  • set n. Alternative form of sett: a hole made and lived in by a badger.
  • set n. Alternative form of sett: pattern of threads and yarns.
  • set n. Alternative form of sett: piece of quarried stone.
  • set n. (horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
  • set n. The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
  • set n. (obsolete, rare) That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.
  • set n. (engineering) Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension…
  • set n. (piledriving) A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise…
  • set n. (printing, dated) The width of the body of a type.
  • set n. A young oyster when first attached.
  • set n. Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
  • set n. A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun).
  • set n. (colloquial) The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
  • set n. The camber of a curved roofing tile.
  • set adj. Fixed in position.
  • set adj. Rigid, solidified.
  • set adj. Ready, prepared.
  • set adj. Intent, determined (to do something).
  • set adj. Prearranged.
  • set adj. Fixed in one’s opinion.
  • set adj. (of hair) Fixed in a certain style.
  • set n. A young plant fit for setting out; a slip; shoot.
  • set n. A rudimentary fruit.
  • set n. The setting of the sun or other luminary; (by extension) the close of the day.
  • set n. (literally and figuratively) General movement; direction; drift; tendency.
  • set n. A matching collection of similar things. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 1, Noun.).
  • set n. A collection of various objects for a particular purpose.
  • set n. An object made up of several parts.
  • set n. (set theory) A collection of zero or more objects, possibly infinite in size, and disregarding any…
  • set n. (in plural, “sets”, mathematics, informal) Set theory.
  • set n. A group of people, usually meeting socially.
  • set n. The scenery for a film or play.
  • set n. (dance) The initial or basic formation of dancers.
  • set n. (exercise (sport)) A group of repetitions of a single exercise performed one after the other without rest.
  • set n. (tennis) A complete series of games, forming part of a match.
  • set n. (volleyball) A complete series of points, forming part of a match.
  • set n. (volleyball) The act of directing the ball to a teammate for an attack.
  • set n. (music) A musical performance by a band, disc jockey, etc., consisting of several musical pieces.
  • set n. (music) A drum kit, a drum set.
  • set n. (Britain, education) A class group in a subject where pupils are divided by ability.
  • set n. (poker, slang) Three of a kind, especially if two cards are in one’s hand and the third is on the…
  • set v. (Britain, education) To divide a class group in a subject according to ability.
  • Set prop.n. (Egyptian mythology) An ancient Egyptian god, variously described as the god of chaos, the god…
  • seṭ adj. (Sanskrit grammar, Indo-European studies) of a root, having a final i sound in certain forms, originating…
— Foreign words, define in English —
  • Afrikaans
    • set n. The name of the Latin-script letter Z/z.
  • Catalan - Ladin
  • Catalan - Mauritian creole - Michif - Novial - Old french - Walloon
    • set num. seven.
  • Catalan - Occitan - Papiamentu
  • Crimean tatar
    • set n. sofa, couch, settee.
  • Czech
    • set n. (tennis, volleyball) set (part of a match in sports like tennis and volleyball).
    • set n. genitive plural of sto.
  • Danish
    • set v. past participle of se.
    • Set prop.n. Set.
  • Emilian
    • sêt num. seven.
    • sêt n. (Modenese, Reggiano) seven.
    • sêt n. (following the article el) seven o’clock (a.m. or p.m.).
  • Ewe - Icelandic - Swedish
    • Set prop.n. (biblical) Seth.
  • Faroese
    • Set prop.n. A male given name.
  • Friulian
  • Haitian creole - Louisiana creole french - Occitan
  • Indonesian
    • set n. (sports) set.
    • set v. set (clarification of this definition is needed).
    • set n. set (clarification of this definition is needed).
    • set n. (colloquial) trick; act; strategy.
  • Ladin
    • set adj. seven.
  • Latvian
  • Lower sorbian
    • set v. supine of seś.
  • Norwegian nynorsk
    • set v. present tense of setja, setje, setta and sette.
    • set v. imperative of setja and setje.
    • set v. (non-standard since 1938) past participle of sjå.
    • sét v. (non-standard since 1938) past participle of sjå.
  • Old english
  • Old french
    • set v. third-person singular present indicative of savoir.
  • Old irish
    • sét n. path, way.
    • sét n. object of value, chattel.
    • sét n. unit of value.
    • sét n. valuable article of property, treasure.
    • sét n. ornament, jewel.
    • sét n. likeness, equivalent.
  • Polish
    • set n. (sports) set; part of the game in tennis, badminton, or volleyball.
  • Romansch
    • set num. (Rumantsch Grischun, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) seven.
    • set n. (Sutsilvan) thirst.
  • Swedish
    • set n. a set (matching collection of items).
    • set n. a set (in tennis).
    • Set prop.n. A male given name of biblical origin; also spelled Seth.
  • Vietnamese
    • sét n. (weather) lightning.
    • sét v. to be rusty.
    • sệt adj. very thick in texture.
  • Welsh
    • set v. Contraction of baset.
  • Westrobothnian
    • set n. seat, bench.
    • set n. haycock.
    • set v. to cock hay.
— English words, define in German —
  • set  Adj. durch eine Autorität oder nach Absprache festgesetzt, festgelegt.
  • set  S. eine Menge gleichartiger oder zusammengehöriger Objekte.
  • set  S. ein Gerät zum Empfang von Rundfunk.
  • set  S. ein Satz im Tennis.
  • set  V. setzen, stellen, legen.
  • set  V. festsetzen, festlegen.
  • set  V. unter dem Horizont verschwinden (Himmelskörper).
  • set  V. aushärten.
  • set  V. einstellen.
— English word, define in Dutch —
  • set  w. afstellen.
— English words, define in French —
  • set  adj. Prêt.
  • set  n. Ensemble.
  • set  n. (Mathématiques) Ensemble.
  • set  n. Jeu (ensemble de choses de même type).
  • set  n. (Tennis) Set.
  • set  n. (T.S.F.) Poste.
  • set  v. Fixer, attacher.
  • set  v. Se coucher.
  • set  v. Composer.
  • set  v. Construire, installer, poser.
  • set  v. Appliquer, mettre, poser.
  • set  v. Fixer, définir.
— English words, define in Spanish —
  • set  v. Poner.
  • set  v. Colocar.
  • set  v. Aplicar.
  • set  v. Instalar.
  • set  v. Fijar el precio o el valor de algo.
  • set  v. Establecer.
  • set  s. Conjunto.
  • set  s. Instalación.
  • set  s. Colección de cosas que forman una unidad.
— English words, define in Portuguese —
  • set  adj. estabelecido, determinado.
  • set  s. (Matemática) conjunto.
  • set  s. (Desporto) período de tempo usado para dividir jogos de esportes como basquetebol e voleibol.
  • set  s. jogo, conjunto.
  • set  v. colocar.
  • set  v. consertar.
  • set  v. (Impressão⚠) preparar para impressão.
  • set  v. (Música) compor música para um texto.
  • set  v. estabelecer.
  • set  v. por-se (o Sol).
  • set  v. (Informática⚠) setar.
— English words, define in Italian —
  • set  s. insieme.
  • set  s. scenario.
  • set  agg. pronto.
— In German —
  • Set  S. Satz mehrerer zusammengehöriger Gegenstände.
  • Set  S. ein Deckchen, das auf dem Tisch vor jedem Platz liegt, auf…
  • Set  S. Film: nur Maskulinum: ein Ort, an dem gerade Dreharbeiten laufen.
— In Dutch —
  • set  n. (wiskunde) verzameling (ook: apparaten).
  • set  n. (sport) ronde in een wedstrijd.
  • set  n. plaats waar filmopnamen gemaakt worden.
— In French —
  • set  n.m. Ensemble, trousse, équipement, assortiment. Note : Cet…
  • set  n.m. (Sport) Manche, partie d’un match. Note : Cet usage particulier…
  • set  n.m. (Vieilli) Plateau de télévision ou de cinéma.
— In Spanish —
  • Set  s. Tercer hijo de Adán y Eva.
  • Set  s. Nombre propio de varón.
— In Portuguese —
  • set  s. (Estrangeirismo, Desporto⚠) contagem de pontos em uma partida…
  • set  s. (Estrangeirismo, Artes cênicas⚠) local de filmagem ou de encenação.
  • set.  abr. setembro.
— In Italian —
  • set  s. (sport) definizione mancante; se vuoi, [set aggiungila] tu.
  • set  s. (cinema) luogo del filmato.
500 English words from 138 English definitions

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43 English words from 61 foreign definitions

algo attacher auf choses cinema Composer conjunto coucher das del dem een ensemble Eva Film Fixer installer local Manche match Note nur ook Ort para Plateau Platz poser pronto que ronde scenario set setar Sol sport tempo Tennis trousse type usage valor vor

11 foreign words from 138 English definitions

baset Indo Reggiano savoir setje setta sette sto Surmiran Sutsilvan Vallader

122 foreign words from 61 foreign definitions

Absprache Adán afstellen Aplicar apparaten Appliquer Artes Artes␣cênicas assortiment aushärten Autorität basquetebol Cet cinéma Colección colocar como compor consertar Construire cosas définir definizione de␣même Desporto determinado dividir Dreharbeiten durch ein eine einstellen Empfang équipement esportes estabelecer estabelecido Establecer Estrangeirismo festgelegt festgesetzt festlegen festsetzen Fijar filmagem filmato forman Gegenstände gemaakt gerade Gerät gleichartiger hijo Himmelskörper Horizont impressão Informática insieme Instalación Instalar jedem Jeu jogo jogos laufen legen liegt luogo mancante Maskulinum Matemática Mathématiques mehrerer même Menge mettre música nach Nombre Nombre␣propio Objekte oder particulier partida partie período plaats Plateau␣de␣télévision Poner pontos por Poste precio preparar Prêt propio Rundfunk Satz Se␣coucher setembro setzen stellen télévision Tercer texto Tisch uma una unidad unter usado verschwinden verzameling Vieilli voleibol von waar wedstrijd wiskunde worden zum zusammengehöriger

386 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

seta Seth SETI Seto sets sett setae setæ setal setar setas set␣by setee seter Sethi setim set␣in seton set␣on Setos set-to set␣to setts Setty setup set-up set␣up setars setees seters Sethis Setian setnet set-net set␣net setoff set-off set␣off setoid setons setose setous setout set␣out sets␣by Setser sets␣in sets␣up setted settee +336 words

1384 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

Osete OSETI useth use␣to arsete assets baseth besets bisets cosets easeth ensete ensets insets IP␣sets loseth museth musets onsets Osetes osetra Ossete Ossets peseta poseth posets resets Resets riseth Rosete rosets tsetse tsetze TV␣sets unsets upsets use␣tax useter abaseth abuseth amuseth ariseth arsetes asetate asetose avosets bassets Bassett bedsets Bissett +1334 words

360 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

asset ASSET beset biset coset enset go␣set inset IP␣set muset onset Osset poset reset Reset roset TOSET TV␣set unset upset all␣set avoset basset bedset bitset bosset boxset box␣set budset causet closet cogset corset cosset cruset cupset cutset Dorset dowset earset forset fosset genset gifset GIFset groset gusset hom-set hopset hot␣set +310 words

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)


15 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letter.)

est Est EST -est est. Est. ETs ETS Ste StE Ste. TEs tse Tse TSE

153 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letter from the word and an extra letter.)

AEST best Best bets Bets BTEs cest CEST dest DEST dest. east East eats ECTS efts EITs elts ELTs EMTs ents ENTs EPTs erst ERTs ESTA estd estd. este Esth Esti ESTJ ESTP ESTs etas ETCS ETFs eths ETSI fest -fest fets FETs FTEs FTSE gest Gest gets hest hets +103 words

34 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

es Es ES -es e's E's 'e's et Et ET -et se SE -se se. Se. st St ST -st St. S&T s—t s**t s--t s.t. S.T. te TE ts Ts TS t's T's

112 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

aet AET æt. a.e.t. bet Bet BET bet. CET Det DET det. Det. EET fet FET get het HET jet Jet ket Ket let -let met Met MET net Net .NET pet PET Pet. ret Ret. sat Sat SAT sat. Sat. S.A.T. S.␣A.␣T. SCT sea Sea SEA Seb SEB sec SEC sec- sec. Sec. sed SED see seg sei Sek sem Sem SEM sen Sen SEN Sen. Seo SEO sep Sep SEP Sep. seq SEQ seq. &␣seq. ser SER ser. SEs SES -ses SEU sev sew sex sex- Sey. sez SEZ Sgt sit Sit SIT Skt. sl*t SMT sot SST (+12 words)

20 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

et Et ET -et se SE -se se. Se. st St ST -st St. S&T s—t s**t s--t s.t. S.T.

20 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

seat SEAT sect see't sent sent. sept Sept sept- Sept. SERT sett sext sext- shet sket snet spet stet suet

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