HyperDic: setting

English > 7 senses of the word setting:
NOUNlocationsetting, scenethe context and environment in which something is set
statesetting, background, scopethe state of the environment in which a situation exists
artifactsetting, mise en scene, stage settingarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
statesetting, context, circumstancethe set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
locationsettingthe physical position of something
artifactsetting, place settinga table service for one person
artifactsetting, mounta mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem / gem in place
setting > pronunciation
Soundsseh'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningThe context and environment in which something is set.
Example"the perfect setting for a ghost story"
Synonymscene
NarrowerscenarioA setting for a work of art or literature
Broaderenvironment, environs, surroundings, surroundThe area in which something exists or lives
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of the environment in which a situation exists.
Example"you can't do that in a university setting"
Synonymsbackground, scope
Narrowercanvas, canvassThe setting for a narrative or fictional or dramatic account
showcase, show windowA setting in which something can be displayed to best effect
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishámbito, campo, esfera, marco
Catalanàmbit, camp, esfera, marc
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaningarrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted.
Synonymsmise en scene, stage setting
Partsflatscenery consisting of a wooden frame covered with painted canvas
property, propAny movable articles or objects used on the set of a play or movie
stage set, setrepresentation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
BroaderstageA large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience
Spanishescena, escenografía
Catalanescena, escenografia
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningThe set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event.
Synonymscontext, circumstance
NarrowerconditionsThe set of circumstances that affect someone's welfare
conditionsThe prevailing context that influences the performance or the outcome of a process
BroaderenvironmentThe totality of surrounding conditions
Spanishcircunstancia, contexto
Catalancircumstància, context
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 5, location
MeaningThe physical position of something.
Example"he changed the setting on the thermostat"
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Verbssetset to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
setput into a certain place or abstract location
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 6, artifact
MeaningA table service for one person.
Example"a place setting of sterling flatware"
Synonymplace setting
Broaderservice, table servicetableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table
Spanishcubierto completo, cubierto
Catalancobert
Verbssetget ready for a particular purpose or event
English > setting: 7 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem / gem in place.
Synonymmount
NarrowerpaveA setting with precious stones so closely set that no metal shows
Broadermountingframework used for support or display
Spanishengaste
Catalanencastament, encast
Verbssetfix in a border

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