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  • 81 set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …

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  • 82 set — set1 [ set ] (past tense and past participle set) verb *** ▸ 1 put someone/something somewhere ▸ 2 make something happen ▸ 3 make equipment ready ▸ 4 decide time/place/value ▸ 5 establish way to do something ▸ 6 do something that influences ▸ 7… …

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  • 83 set — v 1. put, place, position, move into position; situate, locate, localize, plant, mount; deposit, reposit, lay down, plump, rest; land, bring down, bring in, set down; park, station, stick; lodge, quarter; slap, tuck, slip, insert; implant,… …

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  • 84 SET — See: Securities Exchange of Thailand See: Stock Exchange of Thailand * * * SET SET noun [uncountable] COMPUTING secure electronic transfer a way of buying and paying for goods on the Internet that allows the safe exchange of personal and… …

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  • 85 set apart — Synonyms and related words: abrupt, abscind, alienate, allocate, allot, amputate, analyze, anatomize, annihilate, appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, atomize, ban, bar, be characteristic, beatify, bless, bob, bolt, canonize, cast off,… …

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  • 86 set out — Synonyms and related words: adorn, align, allocate, allot, apportion, arrange, array, be off, bear, bear for, bear up for, bear up to, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, begin, blast away, blast off, blazon, blueprint, break for, chart, collocate, color …

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  • 87 set — set1 verb (sets, setting; past and past participle set) 1》 put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.     ↘(be set) be situated in a specified place or position.     ↘represent (a story) as happening at a specified time or… …

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  • 88 set forth — verb 1. state (Freq. 15) set forth one s reasons • Syn: ↑expound, ↑exposit • Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition (for: ↑exposit) …

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  • 89 set aside — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abolish, abrogate, abrupt, abscind, adjourn, admit, admit exceptions, alienate, allocate, allot, allow, allow for, amputate, annihilate, annul, appoint, appropriate to, assign, assign to, ban, bar, bob, bolt,… …

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  • 90 set sth off against sth — Ⅰ. UK US set sth (off) against sth Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► ACCOUNTING to use or record one thing, especially the cost of something, in order to reduce or remove the effect of another: »Costs of new equipment or… …

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  • 91 set theory — the branch of mathematics that deals with relations between sets. [1940 45] * * * Branch of mathematics that deals with the properties of sets. It is most valuable as applied to other areas of mathematics, which borrow from and adapt its… …

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  • 92 set — I UK [set] / US verb Word forms set : present tense I/you/we/they set he/she/it sets present participle setting past tense set past participle set *** 1) [transitive] to put someone or something in a position set someone/something… …

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  • 93 set something off — 1 the bomb was set off: DETONATE, explode, blow up, touch off, trigger; ignite. 2 it set off a wave of protest: GIVE RISE TO, cause, lead to, set …

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  • 94 Set — 1. v. (setting; past and past part. set) 1 tr. put, lay, or stand (a thing) in a certain position or location (set it on the table; set it upright). 2 tr. (foll. by to) apply (one thing) to (another) (set pen to paper). 3 tr. a fix ready or in… …

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  • 95 set — 1. v. (setting; past and past part. set) 1 tr. put, lay, or stand (a thing) in a certain position or location (set it on the table; set it upright). 2 tr. (foll. by to) apply (one thing) to (another) (set pen to paper). 3 tr. a fix ready or in… …

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  • 96 set out — verb 1. take the first step or steps in carrying out an action (Freq. 9) We began working at dawn Who will start? Get working as soon as the sun rises! The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia He began early in the day Let s get down to… …

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  • 97 set sth against sth — Ⅰ. UK US set sth (off) against sth Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► ACCOUNTING to use or record one thing, especially the cost of something, in order to reduce or remove the effect of another: »Costs of new equipment or… …

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  • 98 set — Synonyms and related words: A to Z, A to izzard, Brownian movement, Platonic form, Platonic idea, Zeitgeist, abet, accepted, accommodate, accord, accretion, acrid, aculeate, acuminate, acute, adapt, address, adhere, adherence, adhesion, adjust,… …

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  • 99 set sth off — UK US set sth off Phrasal Verb with set({{}}/set/ verb (setting, set, set) ► to cause an activity or event, often a series of events, to begin or happen: »Cheap money set off a boom in personal borrowing, especially against homes. »The proposed… …

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  • 100 set forth — Synonyms and related words: advance, affect, approve, argue, articulate, assert, attest, be off, bespeak, betoken, brandish, breathe, bring before, bring forth, bring forward, bring into view, bring out, bring to life, bring to notice, bring up,… …

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