- n the context and environment in which something is set
the perfect setting for a ghost story
- n the state of the environment in which a situation exists
you can't do that in a university setting
- n arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
- n the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
- n the physical position of something
he changed the setting on the thermostat
- n a table service for one person
a place setting of sterling flatware
- n a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
- v put into a certain place or abstract location
- v fix conclusively or authoritatively
- v decide upon or fix definitely
- v establish as the highest level or best performance
- v put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
- v fix in a border
- v make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
- v set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
- v locate
- v disappear beyond the horizon
- v adapt for performance in a different way
- v put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
- v apply or start
- v become gelatinous
- v set in type
- v put into a position that will restore a normal state
- v insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
- v give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
- v urge to attack someone
- v estimate
- v equip with sails or masts
- v get ready for a particular purpose or event
- v alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
- v bear fruit
- v arrange attractively
- Viewpoint: PTI's Romesh Ratnesar argues that setting a deadline for withdrawal may be America's best hope for achieving a victory.
- The Glance setting cycles through info bites from the three categories, while keeping time in the header.
- Three years later, self-professed Satanist Jay Ballinger was arrested for setting churches on fire in Alabama and other states.
- Scott McCarron in CBSSports.com (blog)
In a statement released through his agent, McCarron said: "After two days of careful contemplation I have decided to release this statement in hopes of setting the record straight. On Jan. 28, I was interviewed by Ron Kroichick of the San Francisco...
- Guillermo del Toro in PopEater
In light of ongoing delays in the setting of a start date for filming 'The Hobbit,' I am faced with the hardest decision of my life,Del Toro wrote. "After nearly two years of living, breathing and designing a world as rich as Tolkien's...
- Gerard Kleisterlee in Financial Times
I am happy to see Frans return to our company,Mr Kleisterlee said in a statement. "Frans was a strong member of my team and a strong contributor in setting the direction of the company."