well-set

  • 1 well-set — well′ set′ adj. 1) cvb firmly set or fixed: well set in her habits[/ex] 2) cvb strongly formed: a well set body[/ex] • Etymology: 1300–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 2 Well-set — a. [1913 Webster] 1. Properly or firmly set. [1913 Webster] 2. Well put together; having symmetry of parts. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 well-set — Synonyms and related words: able bodied, athletic, balanced, brawny, broad shouldered, burly, coequal, confirmed, coordinate, deep dyed, deep engraven, deep fixed, deep grounded, deep laid, deep rooted, deep seated, deep set, deep settled, dyed… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 4 well-set-up — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷ adjective : well formed, framed, or fashioned a handsome well set up blond young man Dorothy C. Fisher * * * well set upˈ adjective (informal; of a person) Well built, shapely • • • Main Entry: ↑well …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 5 well-set — adjective Date: 14th century 1. well or firmly established < well set in his own values William Johnson > 2. strongly built < a well set athlete > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 6 well-set — adjective strongly and firmly constructed a well knit argument a well knit theatrical production well knit athletes a sailor short but well set Alexander Hamilton • Syn: ↑well knit • Similar to: ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 7 well-set-up — /ˈwɛl sɛt ʌp/ (say wel set up) adjective set up skilfully. Also, (especially in predicative use), well set up /wɛl sɛt ˈʌp/ (say wel set up) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 8 well-set — /wel set /, adj. 1. firmly set or fixed. 2. strongly formed: a well set human body. [1300 50; ME] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 9 well-set — /ˈwɛl sɛt/ (say wel set) adjective skilfully arranged, fixed, placed, etc. Also, (especially in predicative use), well set /wɛl ˈsɛt/ (say wel set) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 well set up — (of a person) strongly built. → well set …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 well set — adjective firmly established; solidly fixed or arranged. ↘(also well set up) (of a person) strongly built …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 12 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*,… …

    New thesaurus

  • 13 set a trend — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 14 set a trend for sb — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 15 set a trend for sb/sth — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 set a trend for sth — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 17 set the trend — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 18 set the trend for sb — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 19 set the trend for sb/sth — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms

  • 20 set the trend for sth — set the/a trend (for sb/sth) ► to start doing something that other people copy: »Our employee focus could well set the trend for successful companies in the future. Main Entry: ↑trend …

    Financial and business terms