BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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set

How to sign: put into a certain place or abstract location
"Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point";

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See also: jug, debark, array, knock back, incarcerate, ensnare, put off, put together, table, gaol, communicate, lay out, entrap, put off, knock back, tack together, table, shelve, assemble, postpone, immure, put up, arrange, shelve, set back, postpone, prorogue, put behind bars, array, put back, tack together, rig, erect, set back, defer, assemble, put across, unload, put together, prorogue, jail, lay out, disembark, imprison, defer, set up, put over, set out, remit, put over, put back, lag, land, set up, set out, put back, remand, piece, lay, put down, remit, piece, set up, set back, tack, put up, put away, frame, put down, tack, set back, apply, replace, bring down, hold over, repose, set down, range, put down, set up, hold over, range, rear, set down, pass on, set up, put on, discharge, drop, raise, post, set up, pass

Similiar / Same: put, place, lay, position, pose

Categories: move, displace

Within this category: insert, docket, cock, postpose, prepose, step, replace, stratify, plant, intersperse, nestle, pile, arrange, superimpose, superpose, park, ensconce, emplace, emplace, ship, underlay, trench, pigeonhole, shelve, jar, repose, stick, sign, middle, parallelize, butt, recess, reposition, throw, tee, rack up, coffin, bed, appose, set down, sow, misplace, juxtapose, set down, bottle, bucket, barrel, ground, pillow, misplace, upend, seat, lay, stand, recline, plant, install, situate, ladle, poise, lean, clap, rest, perch, load, cram, set, siphon, position, glycerolize, space, marshal, settle, throw, imbricate

set

How to sign: alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
"Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels";

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Similiar / Same: adjust, correct

Categories: change, alter, modify

Within this category: proportion, modulate, temper, tune, calibrate, tune, time, trim, zero, zero, readjust, attune, time, set, regulate, focus, synchronize, pressurize, depressurize, match, plumb, align, harmonize, linearize, justify, citify

set

How to sign: an unofficial association of people or groups
"the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot";

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Similiar / Same: band, circle, lot

Categories: social group

Within this category: car pool, clique, cohort, conspiracy, Four Hundred, horsy set, jet set, party

set

How to sign: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
"Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill";

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Similiar / Same: prepare, gear up, ready, fix, set up

Categories: change, alter, modify

Within this category: socialize, provide, cram, precondition, fix, mount, set up, winterize, summerize, prime, cultivate, brace

set

How to sign: a unit of play in tennis or squash
"they played two sets of tennis after dinner";

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Categories: playing period, period of play, play

set

How to sign: the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
"the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue";

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solidification - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: solidifying, solidification, curing, hardening

Categories: natural process, natural action, action, activity

Within this category: congealment

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