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The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is an alphabetic system of phonetic notation based primarily on the Latin alphabet. With phonetic transcriptions, dictionarie tell you about the pronunciation of words, because the spelling of an English word does not tell you how you should pronounce it. Below is the phonetic transcription of dead set:
/dɛd sɛt/

Derived Form of dead

noun
plural: deads
adjective
comparitive: deader
superlative: deadest
Noun
1
people who are no longer living
  1. they buried the dead
Antonymsliving,
Hyponymsslain,
Hypernymspeople,
Partsdead person, dead soul, deceased, deceased person, decedent, departed,
Type ofpeople,
Typesslain,
2
a time when coldness (or some other quality associated with death) is intense
  1. the dead of winter
Hypernymstime,
Type oftime,
Adjective
1
no longer having or seeming to have or expecting to have life
  1. the nerve is dead
  2. a dead pallor
  3. he was marked as a dead man by the assassin
Antonymsalive,
See alsoaliveness, animation, life, living, vitality,
Similarasleep, assassinated, at peace, at rest, bloodless, brain dead, breathless, cold, d.o.a., deathlike, deathly, deceased, defunct, departed, doomed, exanimate, executed, exsanguine, exsanguinous, fallen, gone, inanimate, late, lifeless, murdered, nonviable, pulseless, slain, stillborn, stone-dead,
2
not showing characteristics of life especially the capacity to sustain life; no longer exerting force or having energy or heat
  1. Mars is a dead planet
  2. dead soil
  3. dead coals
  4. the fire is dead
Antonymslive,
See alsodeadly,
Similarbarren, extinct, lifeless, out, out of play,
3
very tired
Synonymsall in, beat, bushed,
Similartired,
4
unerringly accurate
Similarprecise,
5
physically inactive
Similarextinct, inactive,
6
total
Synonymsutter,
Similarabsolute,
7
not endowed with life
Synonymsinanimate, nonliving,
See alsoaliveness, animateness, liveness,
Similarnonconscious,
8
(followed by 'to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
Synonymsnumb,
Similarinsensitive,
9
devoid of physical sensation; numb
Synonymsdeadened,
Similarinsensitive,
10
lacking acoustic resonance
Similarnonresonant, unreverberant,
11
not yielding a return
Synonymsidle,
Similarunprofitable,
12
not circulating or flowing
Synonymsstagnant,
Similarstanding,
13
out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown
Similarmalfunctioning, nonfunctional,
14
not surviving in active use
Similarextinct, nonextant,
15
lacking resilience or bounce
Similarinelastic,
16
no longer in force or use; inactive
Synonymsdefunct,
Similarinoperative,
17
no longer having force or relevance
Similarnoncurrent,
18
sudden and complete
Similarcomplete,
19
drained of electric charge; discharged
Synonymsdrained,
Similaruncharged,
20
lacking animation or excitement or activity
Synonymslifeless,
Similarunanimated,
21
devoid of activity
Similarinactive,
Adjective satellite
1
very tired
  1. was all in at the end of the day
  2. so beat I could flop down and go to sleep anywhere
  3. bushed after all that exercise
  4. I'm dead after that long trip
Synonymsall in, beat, bushed,
2
unerringly accurate
  1. a dead shot
  2. took dead aim
3
physically inactive
  1. Crater Lake is in the crater of a dead volcano of the Cascade Range
4
(followed by `to') not showing human feeling or sensitivity; unresponsive
  1. passersby were dead to our plea for help
  2. numb to the cries for mercy
Synonymsnumb,
5
devoid of physical sensation; numb
  1. his gums were dead from the novocain
  2. she felt no discomfort as the dentist drilled her deadened tooth
  3. a public desensitized by continuous television coverage of atrocities
Synonymsdeadened,
6
lacking acoustic resonance
  1. dead sounds characteristic of some compact discs
  2. the dead wall surfaces of a recording studio
7
not yielding a return
  1. dead capital
  2. idle funds
Synonymsidle,
8
not circulating or flowing
  1. dead air
  2. dead water
  3. stagnant water
Synonymsstagnant,
9
not surviving in active use
  1. Latin is a dead language
10
lacking resilience or bounce
  1. a dead tennis ball
11
out of use or operation because of a fault or breakdown
  1. a dead telephone line
  2. the motor is dead
12
no longer having force or relevance
  1. a dead issue
13
complete
  1. came to a dead stop
  2. utter seriousness
Synonymsutter,
14
drained of electric charge; discharged
  1. a dead battery
  2. left the lights on and came back to find the battery drained
Synonymsdrained,
15
devoid of activity
  1. this is a dead town; nothing ever happens here
Adverb
1
quickly and without warning
  1. he stopped suddenly
Synonymsabruptly, suddenly, short,
2
completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers
  1. an absolutely magnificent painting
  2. a perfectly idiotic idea
  3. you're perfectly right
  4. utterly miserable
  5. you can be dead sure of my innocence
  6. was dead tired
  7. dead right
Synonymsabsolutely, perfectly, utterly,

Derived Form of set

noun
plural: sets
verb
third person: sets
past: set
past participle: set
present participle: setting
adjective
comparitive: more set
superlative: most set
Noun
1
a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used
  1. a set of books
  2. a set of golf clubs
  3. a set of teeth
Hyponymsbracket, chess set, choir, conjugation, core, dentition, field, intersection, manicure set, octet, pair, portfolio, quartet, quintet, score, septet, sextet, singleton, suite, synset, threescore, trio, union,
Hypernymscollection,
Partsvolume,
Type ofaccumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection,
Typesbrace, bracket, cartesian product, chess set, choir, conjugation, consort, core, core group, dentition, field, intersection, join, manicure set, nucleus, octet, octette, pair, product, quadruplet, quartet, quartette, quintet, quintette, score, septet, septette, sestet, sextet, sextette, singleton, suite, sum, synset, teeth, threescore, triad, trio, triplet, union,
2
(mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols
  1. the set of prime numbers is infinite
Hyponymsdiagonal, domain, field, group, image, intersection, interval, locus, Mandelbrot set, mathematical space, null set, solution, subset, universal set,
Hypernymsabstraction,
Type ofabstraction,
Typesdiagonal, domain, field, group, intersection, interval, locus, Mandelbrot set, mathematical group, mathematical space, null set, root, solution, subset, topological space,
3
several exercises intended to be done in series
  1. he did four sets of the incline bench press
Synonymsexercise set,
Hypernymsexercise,
Type ofexercise, exercising, physical exercise, physical exertion, workout,
4
representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production
  1. the sets were meticulously authentic
Synonymsstage set,
Hyponymsscenery,
Hypernymsrepresentation,
Meronymsset decoration,
Holonymsmise en scene,
Partsset decoration,
Type ofrepresentation,
Typesscene, scenery,
Part ofmise en scene, setting, stage setting,
5
an unofficial association of people or groups
  1. the smart set goes there
  2. they were an angry lot
Synonymscircle, band, lot,
Hyponymscar pool, clique, cohort, conspiracy, Four Hundred, horsy set, jet set, party,
Hypernymssocial group,
Type ofsocial group,
Typescamp, car pool, clique, cohort, company, confederacy, conspiracy, coterie, Four Hundred, horsey set, horsy set, ingroup, inner circle, jet set, pack, party,
6
a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way
  1. the set of his mind was obvious
Synonymsbent,
Hypernymsinclination,
Type ofdisposition, inclination, tendency,
7
the act of putting something in position
  1. he gave a final set to his hat
Hypernymsplacement,
Type ofemplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning,
8
a unit of play in tennis or squash
  1. they played two sets of tennis after dinner
Hypernymsplaying period,
Meronymsgame,
Type ofperiod of play, play, playing period,
9
the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization
  1. the hardening of concrete
  2. he tested the set of the glue
Synonymshardening, solidifying, solidification, curing,
Hyponymscongealment,
Hypernymsnatural process,
Holonymsplastination,
Type ofaction, activity, natural action, natural process,
Typescongealment, congelation,
Part ofplastination,
10
evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
SynonymsSet, Seth,
11
the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon
  1. before the set of sun
Hypernymsdescent,
Type ofdescent,
12
(psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way
  1. the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution
  2. his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set
Synonymsreadiness,
Hypernymscognitive state,
13
any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals
  1. the early sets ran on storage batteries
Hyponymsreceiver, transmitter,
Hypernymselectronic equipment,
Holonymscommunication system,
Type ofelectronic equipment,
Typesreceiver, receiving system, sender, transmitter,
Part ofcommunication equipment, communication system,
14
(psychology) a temporary readiness to respond in a particular way
Synonymsreadiness,
Type ofcognitive state, state of mind,
15
evil beast-headed Egyptian god with high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris
SynonymsSeth,
Type ofEgyptian deity,
Verb
1
put into a certain place or abstract location
  1. Put your things here
  2. Set the tray down
  3. Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children
  4. Place emphasis on a certain point
Synonymsput, place, pose, position, lay,
Hyponymsappose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, dispose, docket, emplace, ensconce, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, insert, install, intersperse, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lean, load, marshal, middle, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, plant, poise, position, postpose, prepose, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, reposition, rest, seat, set, set down, settle, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, situate, sow, space, stand, step, stratify, superimpose, superpose, tee, throw, trench, underlay, upend,
Hypernymsmove,
Type ofdisplace, move,
Typesappose, arrange, barrel, bed, bottle, bucket, butt, clap, cock, coffin, cram, deposit, docket, emplace, enclose, ensconce, fix, glycerolise, glycerolize, ground, imbricate, inclose, insert, instal, install, intersperse, introduce, jar, juxtapose, ladle, lay, lay over, lean, load, lose, marshal, middle, mislay, misplace, nestle, parallelize, park, perch, pigeonhole, pile, pillow, place down, place upright, plant, poise, posit, position, postpose, prepose, put back, put down, put forward, put in, rack up, recess, recline, replace, repose, reposition, rest, seat, seed, set, set down, set up, settle, settle down, shelve, ship, sign, siphon, sit, sit down, situate, snuggle, sough, sow, space, stand, stand up, step, stick, stick in, stratify, superimpose, superpose, tee, tee up, throw, thrust, trench, underlay, upend,
See alsoset back, set down, set out, set up, setting,
2
fix conclusively or authoritatively
  1. set the rules
Synonymsdetermine,
Hyponymscharge, date, filiate, format, identify, initialize, price, tax, value,
Typesassess, charge, date, filiate, format, identify, initialise, initialize, place, price, tax, value,
3
decide upon or fix definitely
  1. fix the variables
  2. specify the parameters
Synonymsspecify, determine, define, fix, limit,
Hyponymsdefine, name, quantify, reset,
Hypernymschoose,
Type ofchoose, pick out, select, take,
Typesdefine, name, quantify, reset,
4
establish as the highest level or best performance
  1. set a record
Synonymsmark,
Hypernymslay down,
Type ofestablish, lay down, make,
5
put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state
  1. set the house afire
Hyponymskeynote, pitch,
Hypernymschange,
Type ofalter, change, modify,
Typeskeynote, pitch,
See alsoset apart, set aside, set off, set up,
6
fix in a border
  1. The goldsmith set the diamond
Hypernymsarrange,
Type ofarrange, set up,
See alsosetting,
7
make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
  1. Get the children ready for school!
  2. prepare for war
  3. I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill
Synonymsfix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up,
Hyponymsbrace, cram, cultivate, fix, mount, precondition, prime, provide, set up, socialize, summerize, winterize,
Hypernymschange,
Type ofalter, change, modify,
Typesbrace, cram, crop, cultivate, fix, lay out, mount, poise, precondition, prime, provide, set, set up, socialise, socialize, summerise, summerize, winterise, winterize, work,
8
set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly
  1. set clocks or instruments
Hyponymsadvance, reset,
Hypernymsadjust,
Type ofadjust, correct, set,
Typesadvance, reset, set ahead,
See alsoset ahead, setting,
9
locate
  1. The film is set in Africa
Synonymslocalize, localise, place,
Hypernymsstage,
Type ofpresent, represent, stage,
10
disappear beyond the horizon
  1. the sun sets early these days
Synonymsgo down, go under,
Antonymsrise,
Hypernymsdescend,
Type ofcome down, descend, fall, go down,
11
adapt for performance in a different way
  1. set this poem to music
Synonymsarrange,
Hyponymsprearrange, put, table, transpose,
Hypernymscompose,
Type ofcompose, write,
Typesprearrange, put, tabularise, tabularize, tabulate, transpose,
12
put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground
  1. Let's plant flowers in the garden
Synonymsplant,
Hyponymsafforest, bed, checkrow, dibble, puddle, replant, root, tree,
Hypernymsput,
13
apply or start
  1. set fire to a building
Hypernymsoriginate,
Type ofinitiate, originate, start,
14
become gelatinous
  1. the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme
Synonymsjell, congeal,
Hypernymssolidify,
Type ofsolidify,
15
set in type
  1. My book will be typeset nicely
  2. set these words in italics
Synonymstypeset,
Hypernymsprint,
16
put into a position that will restore a normal state
  1. set a broken bone
Hypernymsput,
Type oflay, place, pose, position, put, set,
17
insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink)
Synonymscountersink,
Hypernymsbury,
Type ofbury, sink,
18
give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor
Hypernymshone,
Type ofhone,
19
urge to attack someone
  1. The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders
  2. the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits
Synonymssic,
Hypernymsassail,
20
estimate
  1. We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M.
Synonymsplace, put,
Hypernymsestimate,
Type ofapproximate, estimate, gauge, guess, judge,
21
equip with sails or masts
  1. rig a ship
Synonymsrig, set up,
Hypernymsequip,
22
get ready for a particular purpose or event
  1. set up an experiment
  2. set the table
  3. lay out the tools for the surgery
Synonymsset up, lay out,
Hypernymsfix,
Type offix, gear up, prepare, ready, set, set up,
See alsosetting,
23
alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard
  1. Adjust the clock, please
  2. correct the alignment of the front wheels
Synonymsadjust, correct,
Hyponymsalign, attune, calibrate, citify, depressurize, focus, harmonize, justify, linearize, match, modulate, plumb, pressurize, proportion, readjust, regulate, set, synchronize, temper, time, trim, tune, zero,
Hypernymschange,
Type ofalter, change, modify,
Typesalign, attune, calibrate, citify, coordinate, decompress, depressurise, depressurize, fine-tune, fit, focalise, focalize, focus, graduate, harmonise, harmonize, justify, linearise, linearize, match, modulate, ordinate, plumb, pressurise, pressurize, proportion, readjust, reconcile, regulate, reset, set, sharpen, sync, synch, synchronise, synchronize, temper, time, trim, tune, tune up, zero, zero in,
24
bear fruit
  1. the apple trees fructify
Synonymsfructify,
Hypernymsreproduce,
Type ofmultiply, procreate, reproduce,
25
arrange attractively
  1. dress my hair for the wedding
Synonymsdress, arrange, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure,
Hyponymsbob, wave,
Hypernymsgroom,
Type ofgroom, neaten,
Typesbob, wave,
26
put or set (seeds or seedlings) into the ground
Synonymsplant,
Type oflay, place, pose, position, put, set,
Typesafforest, bed, checkrow, dibble, forest, puddle, replant, root,
27
urge an attack or chase, esp. a dog to attack someone
Synonymssic,
Type ofassail, assault, attack, set on,
28
equip with sails, masts, etc.
Synonymsrig, set up,
Type ofequip, fit, fit out, outfit,
Adjective satellite
1
(usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed
  1. in no fit state to continue
  2. fit to drop
  3. laughing fit to burst
  4. she was fit to scream
  5. primed for a fight
  6. we are set to go at any time
Synonymsfit, primed,
2
fixed and unmoving; ; - Connor Cruise O'Brien
  1. with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare
  2. his bearded face already has a set hollow look
  3. a face rigid with pain
Synonymsfixed, rigid,
3
situated in a particular spot or position
  1. valuable centrally located urban land
  2. strategically placed artillery
  3. a house set on a hilltop
  4. nicely situated on a quiet riverbank
Synonymslocated, placed, situated,
4
set down according to a plan:
  1. a carefully laid table with places set for four people
  2. stones laid in a pattern
Synonymslaid,
5
being below the horizon
  1. the moon is set
6
determined or decided upon as by an authority
  1. date and place are already determined
  2. the dictated terms of surrender
  3. the time set for the launching
Synonymsdetermined, dictated,
7
converted to solid form (as concrete)
Synonymshardened,
Adjective
1
(usually followed by 'to' or 'for') on the point of or strongly disposed
Synonymsfit, primed,
Similarready,
2
fixed and unmoving
Synonymsfixed, rigid,
Similarnonmoving, unmoving,
3
situated in a particular spot or position
Synonymslocated, placed, situated,
Similarsettled,
4
set down according to a plan
Synonymslaid,
Similararranged, ordered,
5
being below the horizon
Similardown,
6
determined or decided upon as by an authority
Synonymsdetermined, dictated,
Similarsettled,
7
converted to solid form (as concrete)
Synonymshardened,
Similarhard,

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