HyperDic: set

English > 45 senses of the word set / Set:
VERBcontactset, put, place, pose, position, layput into a certain place or abstract location
cognitionset, determinefix conclusively or authoritatively
communicationset, specify, determine, define, fix, limitdecide upon or fix definitely
communicationset, markestablish as the highest level or best performance
changesetput into a certain state
contactsetfix in a border
changeset, fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear upmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
changesetset to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
creationset, localize, localise, placelocate
motionset, go down, go underdisappear beyond the horizon
creationset, arrangeadapt for performance in a different way
contactset, plantput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
creationsetapply or start
changeset, jell, congealbecome gelatinous
creationset, typesetset in type
contactsetput into a position that will restore a normal state
contactset, countersinkinsert / insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
contactsetgive a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
competitionset, sicurge to attack someone
cognitionset, place, putestimate
changeset, rig, set upequip with sails or masts
changeset, set up, lay outget ready for a particular purpose or event
changeset, adjust, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
bodyset, fructifybear fruit
bodyset, dress, arrange, do, coif, coiffe, coiffurearrange attractively
NOUNgroupseta group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
groupset(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
actset, exercise setseveral exercises intended to be done in series
artifactset, stage setrepresentation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
groupset, circle, band, lotan unofficial association of people or groups
cognitionset, benta relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
actsetthe act of putting something in position
timeseta unit of play in tennis or squash
processset, hardening, solidifying, solidification, curingthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
person Set, Sethevil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout
eventsetthe descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
cognitionset, readiness(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
artifactsetany electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
ADJECTIVEallset, fit, primed(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed
allset, fixed, rigidfixed and unmoving
allset, located, placed, situatedsituated in a particular spot or position
allset, laidset down according to a plan
allsetbeing below the horizon
allset, determined, dictateddetermined or decided upon as by an authority
allset, hardenedconverted to solid form (as concrete)
set / Set > pronunciation
Soundsseh't
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed.
Example "we are set to go at any time"
Synonymsfit, primed
BroaderreadyCompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFixed and unmoving.
Examples
  • "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"
  • "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien
Synonymsfixed, rigid
Broadernonmoving, unmovingnot in motion
Spanishfijo, rígido
Catalanfix, rígid
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 3
Meaningsituated in a particular spot or position.
Example "a house set on a hilltop"
Synonymslocated, placed, situated
BroadersettledEstablished in a desired position or place
Spanishcolocado, situado
Catalansituat, ubicat
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 4
Meaningset down according to a plan: "a carefully laid table with places set for four people".
Synonymlaid
Broaderarranged, ordereddisposed or placed in a particular kind of order
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 5
MeaningBelow the horizon.
Example"the moon is set"
BroaderdownBeing or moving lower in position or less in some value
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 6
MeaningDetermined or decided upon as by an authority.
Example "the time set for the launching"
Synonymsdetermined, dictated
BroadersettledEstablished or decided beyond dispute or doubt
English > set: 45 senses > adjective 7
Meaningconverted to solid form (as concrete).
Synonymhardened
BroaderhardResisting weight or pressure
Spanishendurecido
English > set: 45 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used.
Examples
  • "a set of books"
  • "a set of golf clubs"
  • "a set of teeth"
MembersvolumeA publication that is one of a set of several similar publications
NarrowerbracketA category falling within certain defined limits
chess setcheckerboard and a set of 32 pieces used to play chess
choir, consortA family of similar musical instrument playing together
conjugationThe complete set of inflected forms of a verb
core, nucleus, core groupA small group of indispensable / indispensable persons or things
dentition, teethThe kind and number and arrangement of teeth (collectively) in a person or animal
fieldAll of the horses in a particular horse race
fieldAll the competitors in a particular contest or sporting event
field(computer science) a set of one or more adjacent characters comprising a unit of information
intersection, product, Cartesian productThe set of elements common to two or more sets
manicure setA set of implements used to manicure
octet, octetteA set of eight similar things considered as a unit
pair, braceA set of two similar things considered as a unit
portfolioA set of pieces of creative work collected to be shown to potential customers or employers
quartet, quartette, quadruplet, quadrupleA set of four similar things considered as a unit
quintet, quintette, quintuplet, quintupleA set of five similar things considered as a unit
scoreA set of twenty members
septet, septetteA set of seven similar things considered as a unit
sextet, sextette, sestetA set of six similar things considered as a unit
singletonA set containing a single member
suiteA matching set of furniture
synsetA set of one or more synonyms
threescoreA set with 3 times 20 members
trio, triad, triplet, tripleA set of three similar things considered as a unit
union, sum, joinA set containing all and only the members of two or more given sets
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
Spanishconjunto, juego, set
Catalanconjunt, joc
English > set: 45 senses > noun 2, group
Meaning(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols.
Example"the set of prime numbers is infinite"
Categorymathematics, math, mathsA science (or group of related sciences) dealing with the logic / logic of quantity and shape and arrangement
NarrowerMandelbrot setA set of complex numbers that has a highly convoluted fractal boundary when plotted
diagonal(mathematics) a set of entries in a square matrix running diagonally either from the upper left to lower right entry or running from the upper right to lower left entry
domain, domain of a function(mathematics) the set of values of the independent variable for which a function is defined
field(mathematics) a set of elements such that addition and multiplication are commutative and associative and multiplication is distributive over addition and there are two elements 0 and 1
group, mathematical groupA set that is closed, associative, has an identity element and every element has an inverse
image, range, range of a function(mathematics) the set of values of the dependent variable for which a function is defined
intersectionA point or set of points common to two or more geometric configurations
intervalA set containing all points (or all real numbers) between two given endpoints
locusThe set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions
mathematical space, topological space(mathematics) any set of points that satisfy a set of postulates of some kind
null setA set that is empty
solution, rootThe set of values that give a true statement when substituted into an equation
subsetA set whose members are members of another set
universal set(mathematics) the set that contains all the elements or objects involved in the problem under consideration
Broaderabstraction, abstract entityA general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples
Spanishconjunto
Catalanconjunt
English > set: 45 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningSeveral exercises intended to be done in series.
Example"he did four sets of the incline bench press"
Synonymexercise set
Broaderexercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workoutThe activity of exerting your muscles in various ways to keep fit
English > set: 45 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaningrepresentation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production.
Example"the sets were meticulously authentic"
Synonymstage set
Part ofmise en scene, stage setting, settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
Partsset decorationA decoration used as part of the set of a theatrical or movie production
Narrowerscenery, sceneThe painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale
BroaderrepresentationA creation that is a visual or tangible rendering of someone or something
Spanishescenografía
Catalanescenografia
English > set: 45 senses > noun 5, group
MeaningAn unofficial association of people or groups.
Example"the smart set goes there"
Synonymscircle, band, lot
NarrowerFour HundredThe exclusive social set of a city
car poolA small group of car drivers who arrange to take turns driving while the others are passengers
clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, pack, campAn exclusive circle of people with a common purpose
cohortA band of warriors (originally / originally a unit of a Roman Legion)
conspiracy, confederacyA group of conspirators banded together to achieve some harmful or illegal purpose
horsy set, horsey setA set of people sharing a devotion to horses and horseback riding and horse racing
jet setA set of rich and fashionable people who travel widely for pleasure
party, companyA band of people associated temporarily in some activity
Broadersocial groupPeople sharing some social relation
Spanishcírculo, conjunto, grupo
Catalancercle, colla, grup, penya
English > set: 45 senses > noun 6, cognition
MeaningA relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way.
Example"the set of his mind was obvious"
Synonymbent
Broaderinclination, disposition, tendencyAn attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
Spanishinclinación
Catalaninclinació
Verbssetfix conclusively or authoritatively
setdecide upon or fix definitely
English > set: 45 senses > noun 7, act
MeaningThe act of putting something in position.
Example"he gave a final set to his hat"
Broaderplacement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementThe act of putting something in a certain place
Verbssetput into a certain place or abstract location
setfix in a border
setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
setput into a position that will restore a normal state
setlocate
English > set: 45 senses > noun 8, time
MeaningA unit of play in tennis or squash.
Example"they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
Partsgame(tennis) a division of play during which one player serves
Broaderplaying period, period of play, play(in games or plays or other performances) the time during which play proceeds
Spanishset
Catalanset
English > set: 45 senses > noun 9, process
MeaningThe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization.
Example "he tested the set of the glue"
Synonymshardening, solidifying, solidification, curing
Part ofplastinationA process involving fixation and dehydration and forced impregnation and hardening of biological tissues
Narrowercongealment, congelationThe process of congealing
Broadernatural process, natural action, action, activityA process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings)
Spanishcuración, endurecimiento, solidificación
Catalancuració, solidificació
Verbssetbecome gelatinous
English > Set: 45 senses > noun 10, person
MeaningEvil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris.
SynonymSeth
Instance ofEgyptian deityA deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
CatalanSet
English > set: 45 senses > noun 11, event
MeaningThe descent of a heavenly body below the horizon.
Example"before the set of sun"
BroaderdescentA movement downward
Spanishcrepúsculo, ocaso, puesta
English > set: 45 senses > noun 12, cognition
Meaning(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way.
Examples
  • "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"
Synonymreadiness
Categorypsychology, psychological scienceThe science of mental life
Broadercognitive state, state of mindThe state of a person's cognitive processes
Verbssetmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
setget ready for a particular purpose or event
English > set: 45 senses > noun 13, artifact
MeaningAny electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals.
Example"the early sets ran on storage batteries"
Part ofcommunication system, communication equipmentfacility consisting of the physical plants and equipment for disseminating information
Narrowerreceiver, receiving systemSet that receives radio or tv signals
transmitter, senderSet used to broadcast radio or tv signals
Broaderelectronic equipmentequipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
Spanishaparato
Catalanaparell
English > set: 45 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningPut into a certain place or abstract location.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
ModelThey set the bags on the table
Examples
  • "Set the tray down"
  • "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"
Synonymsput, place, pose, position, lay
Narrowerapposeplace side by side or in close proximity
arrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
barrelput in barrels / barrels
bedput to bed
bottleput into bottles
bucketput into a bucket
buttplace end to end without overlapping
clapput quickly or forcibly
cockSet the trigger of a firearm back for firing
coffinplace into a coffin
cramput something somewhere so that the space is completely filled
disposePlace or put in a particular order
docketplace on the docket for legal action
emplaceput into place or position
emplaceProvide a new emplacement for guns
ensconce, settleFix firmly
glycerolize, glyceroliseplace in glycerol
groundplace or put on the ground
imbricateplace so as to overlap
insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduceintroduce
install, instal, put in, set upSet up for use
intersperseplace at intervals in or among
jarplace in a cylindrical vessel
juxtaposeplace side by side
ladleput (a liquid / liquid) into a container by means of a ladle
lay, put down, reposeput in a horizontal position
leanCause to lean or incline
loadput (something) on a structure or conveyance
marshalplace in proper rank
middleput in the middle / middle
misplaceplace or position wrongly
nestle, snugglePosition comfortably
parallelizeplace parallel to one another
parkplace temporarily
perchCause to perch or sit
pigeonholeplace into a small compartment
pileplace or lay as if in a pile
pillow, restrest on or as if on a pillow
plant, setput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
plantplace something or someone in a certain position in order to secretly observe / observe or deceive
poiseCause to be balanced or suspended
positionCause to be in an appropriate place, state, or relation
postposeplace after another constituent in the sentence
preposeplace before another constituent in the sentence
rack upplace in a rack / rack
recessput into a recess
reclineCause to recline
replace, put backput something back where it belongs
reposeTo put something (eg trust) in something
repositionplace into another position
restput something in a resting position, as for support or steadying
seat, sit, sit downshow to a seat / seat / seat
seatPlace or attach firmly in or on a base
seatPlace in or on a seat
setput into a position that will restore a normal state
set downput or settle into a position
set down, put down, place downCause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place
settle, settle downSettle into a position, usually on a surface or ground
shelveplace on a shelf
shipplace on board a ship
signplace signs, as along a road
siphonMove a liquid / liquid from one container into another by means of a siphon or a siphoning action
situate, fix, posit, depositput (something somewhere) firmly
sow, seedplace (seeds) in or on the ground for future growth
spaceplace at intervals
stand, stand up, place uprightput into an upright position
stepplace (a ship's mast) in its step
stratifyform, arrange, or deposit in layers
superimpose, superpose, lay overplace on top of
superposeplace (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
tee, tee upplace on a tee
throw, thrustplace or put with great energy
throwTo put into a state or activity hastily, suddenly, or carelessly
trenchSet, plant, or bury in a trench
underlayput (something) under or beneath
upendset, turn, or stand on end
Broadermove, displaceCause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense
See alsoset backcost a certain amount
set downleave or unload
set downgo ashore
set outlay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
set upput into a proper or systematic order
set upcreate by putting components or members together
set upconstruct, build, or erect
set uptake or catch as if in a snare or trap
set uparrange the outcome of by means of deceit
Spanishcolocar, dejar, depositar, poner, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Catalandepositar, posar, posicionar, situar, ubicar
Nounssetthe act of putting something in position
settingthe physical position of something
English > set: 45 senses > verb 2, cognition
MeaningFix conclusively or authoritatively.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE; Somebody ----s to somebody
Example"set the rules"
Synonymdetermine
NarrowerchargeSet or ask for a certain price
dateAssign a date / date / date to
filiateFix the paternity of
formatDetermine the arrangement of (data) for storage and display (in computer science)
identify, placerecognize as being
initialize, initialiseAssign an initial value to a computer program
priceDetermine the price of
tax, assessSet or determine the amount of (a payment such as a fine)
valueFix or determine the value of
Spanishconcluir, determinar, resolver
Catalanconcloure, determinar, fixar
Nounsseta relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
English > set: 45 senses > verb 3, communication
Meaningdecide upon or fix definitely.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsspecify, determine, define, fix, limit
NarrowerdefineGive a definition for the meaning / meaning of a word
namemention and identify by name
quantifyUse as a quantifier
resetSet anew
Broaderchoose, take, select, pick outpick out, select, or choose from a number of alternatives
Spanishconcertar, determinar, especificar, fijar, precisar
Catalanconcertar, determinar, especificar, fixar
Nounsseta relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
English > set: 45 senses > verb 4, communication
MeaningEstablish as the highest level or best performance.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"set a record"
Synonymmark
Broaderlay down, establish, makeinstitute, enact, or establish
Spanishestablecer
English > set: 45 senses > verb 5, change
Meaningput into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state.
PatternSomething ----s something Adjective/Noun; Somebody ----s something PP
Example"set the house afire"
NarrowerkeynoteSet the keynote of
pitchSet to a certain pitch
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
See alsoset apartselect something or someone for a specific purpose
set asidegive or assign a resource to a particular person or cause
set offprovoke or stir ... / stir up
set offput in motion or move to act
set offmake up for
set upget ready for a particular purpose or event
English > set: 45 senses > verb 6, contact
MeaningFix in a border.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"The goldsmith set the diamond"
Broaderarrange, set upput into a proper or systematic order
Spanishengastar, montar, poner
Catalanencastar, muntar, posar
Nounssetthe act of putting something in position
settinga mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem / gem in place
English > set: 45 senses > verb 7, change
Meaningmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody PP; Somebody ----s something PP; Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
Synonymsfix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up
Narrowerbrace, poisePrepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
cramPrepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
cultivate, crop, workPrepare for crops
fixkill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
mountFix onto a backing, setting, or support
preconditionput into the required condition beforehand
primeinsert / insert a primer into (a gun / gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
provideTake measures in preparation for
set up, lay out, setGet ready for a particular purpose or event
socialize, socialisePrepare for social life
summerize, summerisePrepare for summer
winterize, winterisePrepare for winter
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishacondicionar, aprestarse, aprestar, disponerse, disponer, prepararse, preparar
Catalanaprestar, disposar-se, preparar-se, preparar
Nounsset(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
English > set: 45 senses > verb 8, change
Meaningset to a certain position or cause to operate correctly.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"set clocks or instruments"
Narroweradvance, set aheadMove forward
resetSet to zero
Broaderadjust, set, correctalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
See alsoset aheadmove forward
Nounssettingthe physical position of something
English > set: 45 senses > verb 9, creation
MeaningLocate.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"The film is set in Africa"
Synonymslocalize, localise, place
Broaderstage, present, representPerform (a play) , especially on a stage
Spanishlocalizarse, situarse
Nounssetthe act of putting something in position
English > set: 45 senses > verb 10, motion
Meaningdisappear beyond the horizon.
PatternSomething ----s
ModelThe moon will soon set
Example"the sun sets early these days"
Synonymsgo down, go under
Categoryastronomy, uranologyThe branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Broaderdescend, fall, go down, come downMove downward and lower, but not necessarily all the way
Oppositerise, come up, uprise, ascendcome up, of celestial bodies
Spanishponerse, poner
Catalanpondre's
English > set: 45 senses > verb 11, creation
MeaningAdapt for performance in a different way.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he set his major works over a short period of time?
Example"set this poem to music"
Synonymarrange
CategorymusicAn artistic form of auditory communication incorporating instrumental or vocal tones in a structured and continuous manner
NarrowerprearrangeArrange beforehand
putAdapt
table, tabularize, tabularise, tabulateArrange or enter in tabular form
transposeput (a piece of music) into another key
Broadercompose, writeWrite music
Spanishadaptar, arreglar
Catalanarreglar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 12, contact
Meaningput or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymplant
Narrowerafforest, forestEstablish a forest / forest on previously unforested land
bedplace (plants) in a prepared bed of soil
checkrowplant in checkrows
dibbleplant with a wooden hand tool
puddledip into mud before planting
replantplant again or anew
rootplant by the roots
treePlant with trees
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Spanishcolocar, plantar, poner
Catalanplantar
Nounssetthe act of putting something in position
English > set: 45 senses > verb 13, creation
Meaningapply or start.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"set fire to a building"
Broaderoriginate, initiate, startBring into being
Spanishponer
English > set: 45 senses > verb 14, change
MeaningBecome gelatinous.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymsjell, congeal
BroadersolidifyBecome solid
Spanishcoagular, congelar, cuajarse
Catalancoagular, quallar
Nounssetthe process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
English > set: 45 senses > verb 15, creation
MeaningSet in type.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "My book will be typeset nicely"
  • "set these words in italics"
Synonymtypeset
Broaderprint, impressReproduce by printing
Spanishcomponer
English > set: 45 senses > verb 16, contact
Meaningput into a position that will restore a normal state.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelDid he set his foot?
Example"set a broken bone"
Broaderput, set, place, pose, position, layPut into a certain place or abstract location
Nounssetthe act of putting something in position
English > set: 45 senses > verb 17, contact
Meaninginsert / insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink) .
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymcountersink
Broaderbury, sinkembed deeply
Spanishavellanar, poner
Catalanaixamfranar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 18, contact
MeaningGive a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Broaderhonesharpen with a hone
Spanishafilar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 19, competition
Meaningurge to attack someone.
PatternSomebody ----s something on somebody
Synonymsic
Broaderassail, assault, set on, attackattack someone physically or emotionally
Spanishazuzar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 20, cognition
MeaningEstimate.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsplace, put
Broaderestimate, gauge, approximate, guess, judgejudge tentatively or form an estimate of (quantities or time)
English > set: 45 senses > verb 21, change
Meaningequip with sails or masts.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Synonymsrig, set up
Broaderequip, fit, fit out, outfitProvide with (something) usually for a specific purpose
Spanishaparejar, enjarciar, equipar
Catalanaparellar, ormejar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 22, change
MeaningGet ready for a particular purpose or event.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "set up an experiment"
  • "set the table"
Synonymsset up, lay out
Broaderfix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, setmake ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Spanisharmar, montar
Catalanarmar, muntar
Nounsset(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
settinga table service for one person
English > set: 45 senses > verb 23, change
Meaningalter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something; Somebody ----s something PP
Synonymsadjust, correct
Narroweralign, ordinate, coordinateBring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation
attuneAdjust or accustom to
calibrate, graduate, fine-tunemake fine adjustments or divide into marked intervals for optimal measuring
citifyaccustom to urban ways / ways
depressurize, depressurise, decompressdecrease the pressure of
focus, focalize, focalise, sharpenput (an image) into focus
harmonize, harmonise, reconcileBring into consonance or accord
justifyAdjust the spaces between words
linearize, linearisemake linear or get into a linear form
match, fitmake correspond or harmonize
modulateAdjust the pitch, tone, or volume of
plumbadjust with a plumb line so as to make vertical
pressurize, pressuriseincrease the pressure in or of
proportionAdjust in size relative to other things
readjust, resetAdjust again after an initial failure
regulate, modulateFix or adjust the time, amount, degree, or rate of
setset to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
synchronize, synchronise, syncmake synchronous and adjust in time or manner
temperAdjust the pitch (of pianos)
timeregulate or set the time of
timeAdjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time
trimAdjust (sails on a ship) so that the wind is optimally used
tune, tune upAdjust the pitches of (musical instruments)
tune, tune upAdjust for (better) functioning
zero, zero inAdjust (as by firing under test conditions) the zero of (a gun)
zeroAdjust (an instrument or device) to zero value
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishajustar, colocar, corregir
Catalanajustar, corregir, posar bé
English > set: 45 senses > verb 24, body
Meaningbear fruit.
PatternSomething ----s
Synonymfructify
Broaderreproduce, procreate, multiplyhave offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant
Spanishfructificar
Catalanfructificar, fruitar, granar
English > set: 45 senses > verb 25, body
Meaningarrange attractively.
PatternSomebody ----s something
ModelThey set their hair
Synonymsdress, arrange, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure
Narrowerbobcut hair in the style of a bob
waveset waves in
Broadergroom, neatencare for one's external appearance
Similar todress, groom, curryGive a neat appearance to
Spanishaderezar, arreglarse el pelo, arreglar, atusar, cardar, marcar, peinar con estilo, peinar
Catalanarranjar, arreglar, empolainar-se, empolistrar-se, endiumenjar-se

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