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  • firmly fixed — set firmly in place, not easily moved …   English contemporary dictionary

  • set —   1. To place. Kau; ho onoho (as table, bones, type); ho omoe, ho omoemoe, ku u, au (as line or net); ōniu, ulele (as type); mau (as a wager); napo o, welo (of sun); kōkō (bones by applying pressure); pa ihi, hao ā pa ihi (as sails); kāpili (as… …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • 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

  • Set — (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root of E.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • set — Ⅰ. set [1] ► VERB (setting; past and past part. set) 1) put, lay, or stand in a specified place or position. 2) put, bring, or place into a specified state. 3) cause or instruct (someone) to do something. 4) give someone (a task) …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • set — vb 1 Set, settle, fix, establish mean to cause someone or something to be put securely in position. Set is the most inclusive of these terms, sometimes implying placing in a definite location, especially to serve some definite purpose {set a… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • firmly set — index fixed (securely placed), rigid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

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

  • set´tled|ness — set|tled «SEHT uhld», adjective. 1. fixed in place or position; having a fixed home: »Becoming a settled…instead of a nomadic people... (Arthur P. Stanley). 2. populated: »a densely settled region. 3. fixed or established: »... the settled course …   Useful english dictionary

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