What are some opposite words for set on?

Antonyms for set on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. assail, assault, set on, attack(verb)

    attack someone physically or emotionally

    "The mugger assaulted the woman"; "Nightmares assailed him regularly"

    Synonyms:
    violate, assail, lash out, snipe, ravish, round, dishonour, outrage, assault, rape, dishonor, attack, aggress

Wiktionary

  1. set on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    set upon

  2. set on(verb)

    To encourage someone, or an animal, to attack someone.

    I will set the dogs on you, if you don't leave right now!

    Synonyms:
    set upon

How to use set on in a sentence?

  1. Dante Alighieri, Purgatorio, XVII , 59-60:

    For he who sees a need but waits to be asked is already set on cruel refusal.

  2. Cory Booker:

    This is one of those instances where the house was set on fire and you claimed responsibility for those laws. And you can't just now come out with a plan to put out that fire.

  3. Duncan Dickson:

    Since the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, guest expectations have been set on a new level, be Our Guest at Disney and Diagon Alley have only added to that. Every new technology and theming tact that the companies take raises the bar.

  4. Tim Peake:

    After a gap of 24 years since Helen Sharman flew to the Mir space station, the Union (Jack) flag is going to be flown and worn in space once again, what that means is that there's nothing to stop the schoolkids in Great Britain today from being amongst the first men and women to set on foot on Mars in the future.

  5. The Royal:

    This three crystal ring is made of sparkling crystals set on palladium plated metal.

How to pronounce set on?

Alex
Alex
US English
Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say set on in sign language?

  1. seton

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