Hindi translation of 'set'
set /set सेट्/ noun uses
Word forms: sets
1. countable noun
A set of things is a number of things that are thought of as a group.
They have a spare set of keys for their house.
...a chess set.
2. countable noun
In tennis, a set is one of the groups of six or more games that form part of a match.
सेट-टेनिस में 6 या अधिक पारियों का समूह mn
3. countable noun
The set for a play or film scene is the scenery and furniture that is used on the stage or in the studio.
Stars sometimes behave badly on set.
4. countable noun
A television set is a television.
टेलीविजन सेट mn
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set /set सेट्/ verb and adjective uses
Word forms: sets, setting, set
1. transitive verb
If you set something somewhere, you put it there, especially in a careful or deliberate way.
He set the glass on the counter.
2. adjective after link verb
If something is set in a particular place or position, it is in that place or position.
The castle is set in 25 acres of beautiful gardens.
3. transitive verb
You can use set to say that a person or thing causes something to be in a particular condition or situation. For example, if something sets someone free, it causes them to be free.
This idea set her imagination free.
Dozens of people were injured and many vehicles set on fire.
4. transitive verb
When you set a clock or control, you adjust it to a particular point or level.
Set the volume as high as possible.
5. transitive verb
If you set a date, price, goal, or level, you decide what it will be.
They haven't yet set a date for the wedding.
6. transitive verb
To set an examination or a question paper means to decide what questions will be asked in it.
7. transitive verb
If you set something such as a record, an example, or a precedent, you create it for people to copy or to try to achieve.
If you swear in front of children, then you set a bad example.
8. transitive verb
If someone sets you a task or a target, you have to do that task or achieve that target.
The secret to happiness is to keep setting yourself new challenges.
9. adjective after link verb
If a play, film, or story is set in a particular place or period of time, the events in it happen in that place or period.
Something that sets the scene for a particular event, or sets the stage for a particular event, creates the conditions in which the event is likely to happen.
माहौल तैयार करना
This incident set the stage for the 1986 revolution.
You use set to describe something which is fixed and cannot be changed.
...a set price.
...a set menu.
12. adjective after link verb
If you are set to do something, you are ready to do it or are likely to do it. If something is set to happen, it is about to happen or likely to happen.
This novel is set to become a classic.
13. adjective after link verb
If you are set on something, you are strongly determined to do or have it.
दृढ़ निश्चय करना
She was set on going to an all-girls school.
14. intransitive verb
When something such as jelly, glue, or cement sets, it becomes firm or hard.
15. intransitive verb
When the sun sets, it goes below the horizon.
16. see also setting
17. to set eyes on something → see eye
18. to set fire to something → see fire
19. to set foot somewhere → see foot
20. to set sail → see sail
set apart verb and adjective uses
If a characteristic sets you apart from other people, it makes you different from them in a noticeable way.
Even as a child, his natural ability set him apart.
set aside verb and adjective uses
If you set something aside for a special use or purpose, you keep it available for that use or purpose.
बचा कर रखना
Try to set aside time each day to relax.
If you set aside a belief, principle, or feeling, you decide that you will not be influenced by it.
Players said they will set aside personal feelings for the good of the club.
set back verb and adjective uses
If something sets you back or sets back a project or scheme, it causes a delay.
If something sets you back a certain amount of money, it costs you that much money.[informal]
3. see also setback
set down verb and adjective uses
If a committee or organization sets down rules or guidelines for doing something, they decide what they should be and officially record them.
The rules are set down by the Personal Investment Authority.
set in verb and adjective uses
If something unpleasant sets in, it begins and seems likely to continue or develop.
Panic was setting in.
set off verb and adjective uses
When you set off, you start a journey.
He set off for the station.
If something sets off something such as an alarm or a bomb, it activates it so that the alarm rings or the bomb explodes.
लगाना या सक्रिय करना
set out verb and adjective uses
When you set out, you start a journey.
I set out for the cottage.
If you set out to do something, you start trying to do it.
We set out to find the truth behind the mystery.
If you set things out, you arrange or display them.
She set out the cups and saucers.
If you set out facts or opinions, you explain them in writing or speech in a clear, organized way.
The agreement sets out how the two countries will co-operate.
set up verb and adjective uses
If you set something up, you make the preparations that are necessary for it to start.
She wants to set up children's ski schools.
setting up uncountable noun
निर्माण mn, गठन , mn
The government announced the setting up of a special fund.
If you set up a temporary structure, you place it or build it somewhere.
Brian set up a large, white tent on the lawn.
If you set up somewhere or set yourself up somewhere, you establish yourself in a new business or area.
He used to be an accountant, but has now set himself up as a fashion designer.
4. see also set-up
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Example Sentences Including 'set'
I let her walk a long way ahead until I could only just make her out and then I set out after her.THE EXECUTION (2002)
Finally, she pulled out a broad silver bracelet set with emeralds, the match of the one on her own wrist.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
There was a matched set of knives, in one of those wooden holders, on a bench beside the stove.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
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'set' in Other Languages
- Arabic: مَجْمُوعَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: conjunto
- Chinese: 一套
- Croatian: set
- Czech: sada
- Danish: sæt
- Dutch: stel
- European Spanish: juego fichas
- Finnish: setti
- French: ensemble série
- German: Satz SätzeSerie
- Greek: σετ
- Italian: set
- Japanese: ひとそろい
- Korean: 한 벌
- Norwegian: sett
- Polish: zestaw
- Portuguese: conjunto
- Romanian: set seturi
- Russian: набор
- Spanish: juego conjunto de cosas relacionadas
- Swedish: set
- Thai: ชุด
- Turkish: takım
- Ukrainian: набір
- Vietnamese: bộ nhiều thứ
- Arabic: يَضِعُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pôr
- Chinese: 放
- Croatian: postaviti
- Czech: položit pokládatco kam
- Danish: sætte
- Dutch: neerzetten
- European Spanish: colocar
- Finnish: asettaa
- French: poser
- German: setzen
- Greek: στήνω
- Italian: porre
- Japanese: 定める
- Korean: ...을 놓다
- Norwegian: sette
- Polish: umieścić umieszczać
- Portuguese: pôr
- Romanian: a pune
- Russian: устанавливать
- Spanish: colocar
- Swedish: sätta
- Thai: วาง จัดเตรียม ตั้งเวลา ตั้งระบบ
- Turkish: koymak
- Ukrainian: класти покласти
- Vietnamese: đặt
Translation of set from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary