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Arabic translation of “set”

set

verb
 
/set/ (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 to arrange a time when something will happen
يُحَدِّد
Should we set a date for the next meeting? The next meeting is set for 6 February.
B1 When the sun sets, it moves down in the sky so that it cannot be seen.
تَغْرُب (الشَّمْس)
B1 If a book, play, or movie is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time.
تَدور أحْداثَه في …
It’s a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.
to make a piece of equipment ready to be used
يَضبِط
He set the alarm for 7 a.m.
set someone free to allow someone to leave prison
يُطْلِق سَراح
set fire to something to make something start burning
يُشْعِل النار في …
set the table to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table before you have a meal
يَفْرِش المائدة
If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid.
يَتَجَمَّد
UK If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it.
يَفْرِض عَمَلاً / يُعْطي
Mr Harley forgot to set us any science homework.
(Definition of set verb from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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