set+upright

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 upright piano — n. a piano with strings set vertically in a rectangular body …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 set / sit / seat —    Set is a transitive verb meaning to put or place something solid somewhere : Marvin set his new lamp on the table.    Sit means to rest upright with the weight on the buttocks or to move into such a position ; the past tense is sat: Percy sat… …

    Confused words

  • 5 set / sit / seat —    Set is a transitive verb meaning to put or place something solid somewhere : Marvin set his new lamp on the table.    Sit means to rest upright with the weight on the buttocks or to move into such a position ; the past tense is sat: Percy sat… …

    Confused words

  • 6 set / sit / seat —    Set is a transitive verb meaning to put or place something solid somewhere : Marvin set his new lamp on the table.    Sit means to rest upright with the weight on the buttocks or to move into such a position ; the past tense is sat: Percy sat… …

    Confused words

  • 7 Upright Citizens Brigade — Infobox Television show name = Upright Citizens Brigade caption = format = Comedy camera = Single camera picture format = audio format = runtime = 30 minutes creator = executive producer = Kent Alterman starring = Matt Besser Amy Poehler Ian… …

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  • 8 set up — Synonyms and related words: abet, aggrandize, aggravate, aid, amend, angel, animate, annoy, apotheose, apotheosize, arouse, arrange, array, assemble, assist, author, avail, back, bail out, bankroll, base, bear, bear a hand, beatify, befriend,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 9 upright — adj 1. erect, bolt upright, stright up, stright up and down, up and down; vertical, plumb, perpendicular, Math. normal; standing, standing up, stand up, rearing, Heraldry. rampant; upraised, upreared, uplifted, upended. 2. honest, upstanding,… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 10 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… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 11 upright — Synonyms and related words: Christian, Klavier, Samson post, Steinway, angelic, arrowlike, at attention, azimuth circle, baby grand, baluster, balustrade, banister, base, blameless, bolt upright, caryatid, cast up, cembalo, clarichord,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 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

  • 13 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… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 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… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 set up — verb 1. set up or found (Freq. 17) She set up a literacy program • Syn: ↑establish, ↑found, ↑launch • Ant: ↑abolish (for: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 16 set up — phrasal verb Word forms set up : present tense I/you/we/they set up he/she/it sets up present participle setting up past tense set up past participle set up 1) a) [intransitive/transitive] to start something such as a business, organization, or… …

    English dictionary

  • 17 set up — transitive verb Date: 13th century 1. a. to raise to and place in a high position b. to place in view ; post c. to put forward (as a plan) for acceptance 2. a. to place upright ; erect < set up a statue > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 set up — I (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To make arrangements] Syn. prearrange, inaugurate, work on; see arrange 2 . 2. [To finance] Syn. patronize, promote, support, pay for, subsidize. 3. [To establish] Syn. found, originate, make provisions for; see begin 1 ,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 set — I. v. a. 1. Put, place, plant, station, locate. 2. Fix, establish, settle, appoint. 3. Stake, wager, risk. 4. Regulate, adjust, adapt. 5. Stud, variegate, adorn. 6. Place, place upright, cause to sit, put, rest. 7. Arrange, dispo …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 20 upright piano — noun (C) a piano with strings that are set in an up and down direction …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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