Translation of "set" - English-Turkish dictionary


verb uk us /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.

to decide the level of something

saptamak, belirlemek, tespit etmek
The interest rate has been set at 5%.

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?
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.
set fire to sth; set sth on fire

to make something start burning

ateşe vermek, tutuşturmak, yakmak
set sb free

to allow someone to leave prison, or to allow a person or animal to escape

salıvermek, serbest bırakmak, tahliye etmek
set sth alight

to make something start burning

yakmak, tutuşturmak
set the table

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

masayı kurmak/hazırlamak
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.

If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid.

katılaşmak, tutmak, sertleşmek

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.
set sth down/on, etc

to put something somewhere

koymak, yerleştirmek
She set the vase down on the table.

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.
set to work

to start working

işe koyulmak, çalışmaya başlamak

(Translation of “set verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)