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Synonyms for setting
ˈsɛt ɪŋ

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  1. setting, scene(noun)

    the context and environment in which something is set

    "the perfect setting for a ghost story"

    Synonyms:
    place setting, fit, scene, view, circumstance, aspect, scenery, prospect, mise en scene, panorama, vista, conniption, scope, background, mount, shot, context, tantrum, picture, stage setting

  2. setting, background, scope(noun)

    the state of the environment in which a situation exists

    "you can't do that in a university setting"

    Synonyms:
    place setting, screen background, scene, compass, ground, telescope, background signal, circumstance, reach, cathode-ray oscilloscope, ambit, range, mise en scene, oscilloscope, backcloth, background knowledge, scope, background, mount, orbit, backdrop, desktop, context, stage setting

  3. mise en scene, stage setting, setting(noun)

    arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

    Synonyms:
    stage setting, mount, scope, mise en scene, circumstance, background, context, scene, place setting

  4. context, circumstance, setting(noun)

    the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

    "the historical context"

    Synonyms:
    context of use, background, stage setting, mount, scope, mise en scene, circumstance, linguistic context, consideration, context, scene, place setting, condition

  5. setting(noun)

    the physical position of something

    "he changed the setting on the thermostat"

    Synonyms:
    mount, stage setting, scope, mise en scene, circumstance, background, context, scene, place setting

  6. place setting, setting(noun)

    a table service for one person

    "a place setting of sterling flatware"

    Synonyms:
    stage setting, mount, scope, mise en scene, circumstance, background, context, scene, place setting

  7. mount, setting(noun)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    riding horse, stage setting, mount, climb, mise en scene, mountain, circumstance, background, scope, saddle horse, context, scene, place setting, backing

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How to use setting in a sentence?

  1. Monica Phromsavanh:

    I was ready to create something worthy of the business acumen I had developed over the years, and that matched the potential I knew I had, i wanted to reach a greater audience than I could through a traditional retail setting.

  2. Renata Libonati:

    Any ignition has a high chance of setting off big fires that run out of control.

  3. Gunnison County Undersheriff Mark Mykol:

    It’s definitely ranch-related, it’s a beautiful setting. Indian Head Rock is on the property.

  4. Og Mandino:

    The victory of success is half won when one gains the habit of setting goals and achieving them. Even the most tedious chore will become endurable as you parade through each day convinced that every task, no matter how menial or boring, brings you closer to fulfilling your dreams.

  5. Mike Baker:

    While I don't think Central Intelligence Agency likely, if the cartel were to somehow target those involved in setting up and conducting the interview, Del Castillo is certainly more at risk than Penn, given that she spends more time in Mexico than Penn, has family there, business associates there, but, as with Penn, I doubt the cartel would blame Castillo given that it was reportedly Guzman who reached out to her to start the ball rolling on looking to produce Del Castillo life story.

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