Translation of "set" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


verb (FIX) 固定 uk us /set/ (present tense setting, past tense and past participle set)

[ T ] to fix or make certain

Has a date/time been set for the meeting yet? 會議的日期/時間確定了嗎?
The price of the house has been set at £425 000. 這棟房子的定價爲42.5萬英鎊。
set into sth/be set with sth

If a precious stone is set in/into a piece of jewellery, or a piece of jewellery is set with a precious stone, the stone is fixed firmly to the piece of jewellery

a gold tiepin with a diamond set into it 鑲著一顆鑽石的金質領帶夾
a brooch set with rubies and pearls 鑲有紅寶石和珍珠的胸針

[ T ] When a doctor sets a broken bone, he or she puts it into a fixed position so that it will heal.


[ I ] When a broken bone sets, it heals in a fixed position.


[ T ] If you have your hair set, you have it arranged while it is wet so that it will be fixed in a particular style when it is dry.


[ T ] If you set a part of your body, you tighten the muscles around it in order to show that you are determined about something

"I'm never going back to him, " she said, setting her jaw firmly. 「我永遠都不會回到他身邊,」她咬緊牙說。
His face was set in determination. 他臉上露出堅定的表情。

[ I ] If a liquid or soft material sets, it becomes firm or hard

Leave the jelly in the fridge to set. 把果凍放在冰箱裡凝固。
Don't walk on the concrete until it has set. 混凝土還沒凝固之前別在上面走。

(Translation of “set verb (FIX)” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)