- the act of one that sets
- the position or adjustment of something, as a dial, that has been set
- a thing in or upon which something is set; specif., the backing for a gem or gems, or the style or shape of this: a marquise setting
- the time, place, environment, and surrounding circumstances of an event, story, play, etc.
- actual physical surroundings or scenery whether real or, as on a stage, artificial
- the music or the composing of music for a set of words, as a poem
- the eggs in the nest of a brooding hen
- a batch of eggs to be artificially incubated
- place setting
A diamond in a gold setting.
- The definition of a setting is the way in which something is positioned or the environment or surroundings.
- An example of a setting is the metal framework of a ring into which a gem is placed.
- An example of a setting is the forest in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
- Setting is the act of placing items in a certain way.
An example of setting is placing plates, napkins, fork, knives and spoons in a proper arrangement on the table.
- The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set.
- a. The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background.b. The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place.
- Music A composition written or arranged to fit a text, such as a poetical work.
- A mounting, as for a jewel.
- A place setting.
- A set of eggs in a hen's nest.
- Present participle of set.
- The time, place and circumstance in which something (such as a story or picture) is set; context; scenario.
- The act of setting.
- the setting of the sun
- the setting, or hardening, of moist plaster of Paris
- A piece of metal in which a precious stone or gem is fixed to form a piece of jewelry.
- A level or placement that a knob or control is set to.
- the volume setting on a television
- The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does.
- Hunting with a setter.
- Something set in, or inserted.
(comparative more setting, superlative most setting)
- that disappears below the horizon
- Quinn went to work setting the stage for the visit.
- It was a lovely setting for a home, secluded in wildly beautiful forested hills.
- You were setting me up.
- He nodded, setting his cup on the counter.
- Natasha threw off the shawl from her shoulders, ran forward to face "Uncle," and setting her arms akimbo also made a motion with her shoulders and struck an attitude.