\sˈɛtə], \sˈɛtə], \s_ˈɛ_t_ə]\
Definitions of SETTER
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- 1913 - Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
- 1919 - The Winston Simplified Dictionary
- 1899 - The american dictionary of the english language.
- 1919 - The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language
- 1914 - Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language
- 1874 - Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language
- 1871 - The Cabinet Dictionary of the English Language
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By Oddity Software
By Noah Webster.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Daniel Lyons
By James Champlin Fernald
By Nuttall, P.Austin.
One who sets; an inciter, with on; a sporting-dog that indicates by sitting or crouching the place where game lies hid; to set about, to begin; to apply one's self; to set against, to place in opposition; to set agoing, to cause to begin to move; to set apart, to separate to a particular use; to reserve; to set a saw, to bend every alternate tooth to one side, and the remainder to the other; to set aside, to reject for the present; to annul; to set at defiance, to defy; to dare the power and malice of an adversary or enemy; to set at ease, to quiet; to tranquillise; to set at nought, to despise; to undervalue; to set a trap, snare, or gin, to place it in a situation to catch prey; to lay a plan of deceit in order to draw into one's power; to set before, to present to view; to offer; to set by, to place on one side for convenience or safety; to set down, to place upon the ground; to put in writing; to set eyes on, to see; to behold; to set forth, to make appear; to manifest; to set forward, to begin to move on; to promote; to set free, to release from confinement or bondage; to set in, to begin; to enter upon a particular state, as the weather; to set in order, to adjust or arrange; to set off, to decorate; to place against, as an equivalent; to start, as for a race; among printers, to deface or soil, as a recently-printed sheet coming into contact with another not quite dry; to set on or upon, to incite; to assault or attack; to fix or place; to set one's cap at or for, to endeavour to catch the attention or affections of-familiarly applied to a woman supposed to be making approaches in love to a man; to set one's self against, to place one's self determinedly in opposition to; to set on fire, to communicate fire to; to fill with disorder; to inflame the passions of; to set on foot, to put in motion; to start; to set out, to begin a journey or course; to begin the world; to assign; to mark off; to adorn; to display; to state at large; to set over, to appoint or constitute, as a superior, ruler, or commander; to set right, to put in order; to correct; to set sail, to begin a voyage; to set the fashion, to determine what shall be the fashion; to set the teeth on edge, to affect the teeth with a disagreeable sensation, as when an acid or woollen cloth is brought into contact with them; to set to, to apply one's self; to affix; to set up, to found or establish; to raise; to exalt; to place on view; to utter loudly; to begin, as a business; to profess openly; to put in type.
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.