set verb translate English to Turkish: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "set" - English-Turkish dictionary


/set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
A TIME [T] B1 to arrange a time when something will happen
kurmak, ayarlamak, zamanı belirlemek
[often passive] The next meeting is set for 6 February.Planning, expecting and arrangingPlotting and trapping
LEVEL [T] to decide the level of something
saptamak, belirlemek, tespit etmek
The interest rate has been set at 5%.Decisions and deciding
MACHINE [T] B1 to press switches on a machine so that it will start when you want it to
ayarlamak, kurmak
I've set the alarm for 6.30. [+ to do sth] Can you set the video to record 'Neighbours' please?PreparingFunctioningPerforming a function
set an example/a record/a standard, etc B2 to do something in a way that people will copy or try to improve on
örnek teşkil etmek; numune olmak
She's set a new world record with that jump.Succeeding, achieving and fulfilling
set fire to sth; set sth on fire to make something start burning
ateşe vermek, tutuşturmak, yakmak
Burning, burnt and on fire
set sb free to allow someone to leave prison, or to allow a person or animal to escape
salıvermek, serbest bırakmak, tahliye etmek
Freedom to actOpportunity
set sth alight to make something start burning
yakmak, tutuşturmak
Starting fires
set the table to put plates, knives, forks, etc on the table before you have a meal
masayı kurmak/hazırlamak
Providing and serving meals
SUN [I] B1 When the sun sets, it moves down in the sky so that it cannot be seen.
The sun rises in the East and sets in the West.Astronomy - general words
BECOME SOLID [I] If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid.
katılaşmak, tutmak, sertleşmek
Physical and chemical processes
SCHOOL WORK [T] UK B2 If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it.
vermek, belirlemek
[+ two objects] Mr Harley forgot to set us any maths homework.Teaching in general
set sth down/on, etc to put something somewhere
koymak, yerleştirmek
She set the vase down on the table.Placing and positioning an object
BOOK/FILM/PLAY [T] B1 If a book, play, or film is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time.
geçmek, olmak, meydana gelmek, yaşanmış olmak
[often passive] It's a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.Cinema - general wordsProduction, direction and recording
set to work to start working
işe koyulmak, çalışmaya başlamak
Work, working and the workplaceWorking hours and periods of workStarting and beginningStarting again
(Definition of set verb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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