set verb translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "set" - English-Portuguese dictionary


/set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 to arrange a time when something will happen
marcar, fixar, determinar, estabelecer
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.
B1 If a book, play, or movie is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time.
It’s a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.
to make a piece of equipment ready to be used
ajustar, regular, programar
He set the alarm for 7 a.m.
set someone free to allow someone to leave prison
libertar alguém
set fire to something to make something start burning
pôr fogo em algo
set the table to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table before you have a meal
pôr a mesa
If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid.
UK If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it.
dar (tarefa)
Mr Harley forgot to set us any science homework.
(Definition of set verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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