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  1. set

    • IPA[set]

    美式

    • v.
      put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position;be situated or fixed in a specified place or position
    • verb: set, 3rd person present: sets, gerund or present participle: setting, past tense: set, past participle: set

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    • v.
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    • 1. put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position:

      Dana set the mug of tea down

      Catherine set a chair by the bed

    • 2. be situated or fixed in a specified place or position:

      the village was set among olive groves on a hill

    • 3. represent (a story, play, movie, or scene) as happening at a specified time or in a specified place:

      a spy novel set in Berlin

    • 4. mount a precious stone in (something, typically a piece of jewelry):

      a bracelet set with emeralds

    • 5. mount (a precious stone) in something:

      a huge square-cut emerald set in platinum

    • 6. arrange (type) as required:

      the compositors refused to set the type for an editorial

    • 7. arrange the type for (a piece of text):

      article headings will be set in Times fourteen point

    • 8. prepare (a table) for a meal by placing cutlery, dishes, etc., on it in their proper places:

      she set the table and began breakfast

    • 9. provide (music) so that a written work can be produced in a musical form:

      she set his poem to music

    • 10. (of a dancer) acknowledge another dancer, typically one's partner, using the steps prescribed:

      the gentleman sets to and turns with the lady on his left hand

    • 11. cause (a hen) to sit on eggs:

      you had to set the clucking hens

    • 12. put (a seed or plant) in the ground to grow:

      I set the plants in shallow hollows to facilitate watering

    • 13. put (a sail) up in position to catch the wind:

      a safe distance from shore all sails were set

    • 14. put or bring into a specified state:

      the hostages were set free

      plunging oil prices set in motion an economic collapse in Houston

    • 15. cause (someone or something) to start doing something:

      the incident set me thinking

    • 16. instruct (someone) to do something:

      he'll set a man to watch you

    • 17. give someone (a task):

      the problem we have been set

    • 18. devise (a test) and give it to someone to do.
    • 19. establish as (an example) for others to follow, copy, or try to achieve:

      the scheme sets a precedent for other companies

    • 20. establish (a record):

      his time in the 25-meter freestyle set a national record

    • 21. decide on:

      they set a date for a full hearing at the end of February

    • 22. fix (a price, value, or limit) on something:

      the unions had set a limit on the size of the temporary workforce

    • 23. adjust (a clock or watch), typically to show the right time:

      set your watch immediately to local time at your destination

      to revert to an old style would be to try to set back the clock and deny the progress which had been made

    • 24. adjust (an alarm clock) to sound at the required time:

      I usually set my alarm clock for eight

    • 25. adjust (a device or its controls) so that it performs a particular operation:

      you have to be careful not to set the volume too high

    • 26. cause (a binary device) to enter the state representing the numeral 1.
    • 27. harden into a solid or semisolid state:

      cook for a further thirty-five minutes until the filling has set

    • 28. arrange (the hair) while damp so that it dries in the required style:

      she had set her hair on small rollers

    • 29. put parts of (a broken or dislocated bone or limb) into the correct position for healing:

      he lined up the bones and set the arm

    • 30. (of a bone) be restored to its normal condition by knitting together again after being broken:

      dogs' bones soon set

    • 31. (with reference to a person's face) assume or cause to assume a fixed or rigid expression:

      her features never set into a civil parade of attention

      Travis's face was set as he looked up

    • 32. (of the eyes) become fixed in position or in the feeling they are expressing:

      his bright eyes set in an expression of mocking amusement

    • 33. (of a hunting dog) adopt a rigid attitude indicating the presence of game.
    • 34. (of the sun, moon, or another celestial body) appear to move toward and below the earth's horizon as the earth rotates:

      the sun was setting and a warm red glow filled the sky

    • 35. (of a tide or current) take or have a specified direction or course:

      a fair tide can be carried well past Land's End before the stream sets to the north

    • 36. start (a fire):

      the school had been broken into and the fire had been set

    • 37. (of blossom or a tree) develop into or produce (fruit):

      wait until first flowers have set fruit before planting out the peppers

    • 38. (of fruit) develop from blossom:

      once fruits have set, feed weekly with a high potash liquid tomato fertilizer

    • 39. (of a plant) produce (seed):

      the herb has flowered and started to set seed

    • 40. sit:

      a perfect lady—just set in her seat and stared

    • n. the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place:

    • a romantic house in a wonderful setting beside the River Wye

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    • n. the place or type of surroundings where something is positioned or where an event takes place:

    • cozy waterfront cottage in a peaceful country setting

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    • n. the way in which something, especially an organization or equipment, is organized, planned, or arranged:

    • would you feel comfortable in a team-teaching set-up?

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    • n. an item or amount that is or may be set off against another in the settlement of accounts.

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    • IPA[sɛt]

    英式

    • v.
      put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position:
    • Delaney set the mug of tea down

      Catherine set a chair by the bed

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    • IPA[sɛt]

    英式

    • n.
      a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together:
    • a set of false teeth

      a new cell with two sets of chromosomes

    • v.
      group (pupils or students) in sets according to ability.

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    • IPA[set]

    美式

    • n.
      a group or collection of things that belong together or resemble one another or are usually found together:
    • a set of false teeth

      a new cell with two sets of chromosomes

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    • IPA[sɛt]

    英式

    • adj.
      fixed or arranged in advance:
    • try to feed the puppy at set times each day

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    • IPA[set]

    美式

    • adj.
      fixed or arranged in advance:
    • there is no set procedure

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  2. 知識+

    • 英文的set 和 put

      set 放,置;豎立;使接觸;使處於(特定位置);使坐落;安裝[O] He set down the bag and rested for a while. 他放下袋子...確定,規定 But no date has been set for the visit. 但訪問的日期尚未確定。 樹立(榜樣);創...

    • 關於Setting

      ...血紅素過高),鞏膜可能會呈現黃色,這種現象稱作黃疸 」 因為In the setting of 是一個片語用法 所以這邊的setting無法單一翻成中文 In the setting...

    • set out??set up??

      set out 1.開始 Because Hank's bedroom is too messy,so he set out to clean it. 因為Hank的房間太髒了,所以他...成立了一個樂團叫ABC。 3.開始發出 The baby set up a sound of weeping when someone come close him...