set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly; "set clocks or instruments"
put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state; "set the house afire"
establish as the highest level or best performance; "set a record"
give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
fix in a border; "The goldsmith set the diamond"
put into a position that will restore a normal state; "set a broken bone"
apply or start; "set fire to a building"
locate; "The film is set in Africa"
disappear beyond the horizon; "the sun sets early these days"
several exercises intended to be done in series; "he did four sets of the incline bench press"
the act of putting something in position; "he gave a final set to his hat"
any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals; "the early sets ran on storage batteries"
(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way; "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"
the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon; "before the set of sun"
a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used; "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols; "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
an unofficial association of people or groups; "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
a unit of play in tennis or squash; "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"