Translation of "set" - English-Japanese dictionary

set

verb uk /set/ us /set/ present participle setting, past tense and past participle set

B1 to arrange a time when something will happen

(日程を)決める
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.

(日が)沈む

B1 If a book, play, or movie is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time.

(話の時代や場所を)設定する
It’s a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.

to make a piece of equipment ready to be used

(機械などを)セットする, 設定する
He set the alarm for 7 a.m.
set someone free

to allow someone to leave prison

(人)を解放する, 釈放する
set fire to something

to make something start burning

~に放火する, 火を放つ
set the table

to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table before you have a meal

食卓を整える

If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid.

(液体が)固まる

UK If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it.

(課題を)課す, (試験を)行う
Mr Harley forgot to set us any science homework.
noun uk /set/ us /set/

A2 a group of things that belong together

一式, 1セット
a set of instructions
a set of keys

B1 a television or radio

(テレビやラジオの)受信機
a TV set
adjective uk /set/ us /set/

fixed and never changing

決められた, 規定の, 固定された
Most people work for a set number of hours each week.
I have no set routine.
be set against something

to be determined not to do something

~に断固反対する
Why are you so set against going to college?

(Translation of “set” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)