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  Words related to setting

Related / Similar Words: mise en scene, stage setting, mount, place setting, scene, background, scope

 

Definition:
  • arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted;
  • mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place; "the diamond was in a plain gold mount";
  • a table service for one person; "a place setting of sterling flatware";
  • the context and environment in which something is set; "the perfect setting for a ghost story";
  • the physical position of something; "he changed the setting on the thermostat";
  • the state of the environment in which a situation exists; "you can''t do that in a university setting";
  • (of a heavenly body) disappearing below the horizon; "the setting sun";

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    Hyponyms: pave, scenario, canvas, canvass, showcase, show window

     

    Derivational Morphology: set, mount, set up, lay out, put, place, pose, position, lay

     

    Anagrams: testing

     

     
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