[ US /ˈsɛtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛtɪŋ/ ]
[ UK /sˈɛtɪŋ/ ]
a table service for one person
a place setting of sterling flatware
- arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
the physical position of something
he changed the setting on the thermostat
the state of the environment in which a situation exists
you can't do that in a university setting
the context and environment in which something is set
the perfect setting for a ghost story
a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
the diamond was in a plain gold mount
the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
the historical context
How To Use setting In A Sentence
- The company has invested a great deal of time and effort in setting up new training schemes.
- Setting aside such doomsday scenarios, what is really going on? Times, Sunday Times
- All interested parties are asked to attend with a view to setting up a committee to organize and plan the same.
- They searched for his body, handlining with grappling hooks, setting gill nets straight offshore and hauling seine. AMAGANSETT
- In more traditional settings, people wear boubous, loose-fitting cotton tunics with large openings under the arms.
- He seems intent on upsetting everyone in the room!
- An odd hairy quadruped is upsetting residents of Scott Town, Jamaica, again. Archive 2008-06-01
- The watchdog plans to issue formal regulatory guidance setting out how companies should handle endowment complaints and assess where compensation is due.
- Even if you're not into playing the ponies, the setting is marvelous and it's a superb place for a picnic.
- Like other police forces, Wiltshire constabulary is not setting up a special squad or unit to deal with possible hunting law infringements.