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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 set about:
/sɛt əbawt/

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,

Derived Form of about

adjective
comparitive: more about
superlative: most about
Adjective satellite
1
on the move
  1. up and about
  2. the whole town was astir over the incident
Synonymsastir,
Adverb
1
(of quantities) imprecise but fairly close to correct
  1. lasted approximately an hour
  2. in just about a minute
  3. he's about 30 years old
  4. I've had about all I can stand
  5. we meet about once a month
  6. some forty people came
  7. weighs around a hundred pounds
  8. roughly $3,000
  9. holds 3 gallons, more or less
  10. 20 or so people were at the party
Synonymsapproximately, close to, just about, some, roughly, more or less, around, or so,
2
all around or on all sides
  1. dirty clothes lying around (or about)
  2. let's look about for help
  3. There were trees growing all around
  4. she looked around her
Synonymsaround,
3
in the area or vicinity
  1. a few spectators standing about
  2. hanging around
  3. waited around for the next flight
Synonymsaround,
4
used of movement to or among many different places or in no particular direction
  1. wandering about with no place to go
  2. people were rushing about
  3. news gets around (or about)
  4. traveled around in Asia
  5. he needs advice from someone who's been around
  6. she sleeps around
Synonymsaround,
5
in or to a reversed position or direction
  1. about face
  2. suddenly she turned around
Synonymsaround,
6
in rotation or succession
  1. turn about is fair play
7
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; all but
  1. the job is (just) about done
  2. the baby was almost asleep when the alarm sounded
  3. we're almost finished
  4. the car all but ran her down
  5. he nearly fainted
  6. talked for nigh onto 2 hours
  7. the recording is well-nigh perfect
  8. virtually all the parties signed the contract
  9. I was near exhausted by the run
  10. most everyone agrees
Synonymsalmost, most, nearly, near, nigh, virtually, well-nigh,
8
to or among many different places or in no particular direction
Synonymsaround,
9
(of actions or states) slightly short of or not quite accomplished; 'near' is sometimes used informally for 'nearly' and 'most' is sometimes used informally for 'almost'
Synonymsall but, almost, just about, most, near, nearly, nigh, virtually, well-nigh,
Adjective
1
on the move
Synonymsastir,
Similaractive,
Preposition
1
on the topic of
Synonymson,

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