set+firm

  • 1 set — [set] vt. set, setting [ME setten < OE settan (akin to Ger setzen & Goth satjan < Gmc * satjan), caus. formation “to cause to sit” < base of SIT] 1. to place in a sitting position; cause to sit; seat 2. a) to cause (a fowl) to sit on… …

    English World dictionary

  • 2 set — /set/, v., set, setting, n., adj., interj. v.t. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something …

    Universalium

  • 3 set — [adj1] decided agreed, appointed, arranged, bent, certain, concluded, confirmed, customary, dead set on*, decisive, definite, determined, entrenched, established, firm, fixed, hanging tough*, immovable, intent, inveterate, ironclad, locked in*,… …

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  • 4 firm — [adj1] inflexible close, close grained, compact, compressed, concentrated, concrete, condensed, congealed, dense, fine grained, hard, hardened, heavy, impenetrable, impermeable, impervious, inelastic, jelled, nonporous, refractory, rigid, set,… …

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  • 5 set — index adjust (resolve), assemblage, assess (appraise), assign (designate), cement, chain ( …

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  • 6 firm — n [German Firma, from Italian, signature, ultimately from Latin firmare to make firm, confirm] 1: the name or title under which a company transacts business 2: a partnership of two or more persons that is not recognized as a legal person distinct …

    Law dictionary

  • 7 Set — (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set battle.… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 8 Set hammer — Set Set (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set… …

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  • 9 Set line — Set Set (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set… …

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  • 10 Set nut — Set Set (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Set screw — Set Set (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set… …

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  • 12 Set speech — Set Set (s[e^]t), a. 1. Fixed in position; immovable; rigid; as, a set line; a set countenance. [1913 Webster] 2. Firm; unchanging; obstinate; as, set opinions or prejudices. [1913 Webster] 3. Regular; uniform; formal; as, a set discourse; a set… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 13 Firm — Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period. Also, a synonym for company. The New York Times Financial Glossary * * * ▪ I. firm firm 1 [fɜːm ǁ fɜːrm] noun [countable] ORGANIZATIONS a company… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 firm — Refers to an order to buy or sell that can be executed without confirmation for some fixed period. Also, a synonym for company. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary At CME, it is called a clearing member firm. A company that has membership privileges… …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 FIRM — ( foreign investment risk matrix) Graph that displays financial and political risk by intervals on which countries may be compared according to risk ratings. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary * * * ▪ I. firm firm 1 [fɜːm ǁ fɜːrm] noun [countable]… …

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  • 16 firm — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ big, large, major ▪ medium sized ▪ small ▪ well known ▪ …

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  • 17 firm — I adjective 1) the ground is fairly firm Syn: hard, solid, unyielding, resistant; solidified, hardened, compacted, compressed, dense, stiff, rigid, frozen, set Ant: soft …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 18 set — [[t]sɛt[/t]] v. set, set•ting, n. adj. 1) to put (something or someone) in a particular place, position, or posture: to set a vase on a table; Set the baby on her feet[/ex] 2) to put or cause to pass into some condition: to set a house on fire;… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 set — [c]/sɛt / (say set) verb (set, setting) –verb (t) 1. to put in a particular place or position: to set a vase on a table. 2. to put into some condition or relation: to set a house on fire. 3. to apply: to set fire to a house. 4. to cause to begin …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 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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