Synonyms for setting
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Princeton's WordNet1.8 / 5 votes
the context and environment in which something is set
"the perfect setting for a ghost story"
setting, background, scopenoun
the state of the environment in which a situation exists
"you can't do that in a university setting"
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
mise en scene, stage setting, settingnoun
arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
context, circumstance, settingnoun
the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
"the historical context"
the physical position of something
"he changed the setting on the thermostat"
place setting, settingnoun
a table service for one person
"a place setting of sterling flatware"
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"
List of paraphrases for "setting":
configuration, fixing, settings, configuring, setup, fixation, adjustment, establishing, establishment, set, configure, establish, definition, mounting, option, adjusting, defining, value, adjust, determining, environment, context, fashioning, parameter, config, framework, tuning, define, fix, determination, institution, putting, set-up
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You are young, my son, and, as the years go by, time will change and even reverse many of your present opinions. Refrain therefore awhile from setting yourself up as a judge of the highest matters.
Songs are not performed in a worship setting or to promote religion, but rather in (an) educational setting where students are learning and performing music.
It is safe to say that this year's 500 will be record breaking in terms of economic impact and the number. of visitors, not only inside the speedway, but in the city as a whole, our estimate is 400,000 who will race into Indianapolis for the best part of the weekend. It is setting up to be record setting in all aspects - arguably twice as much as generated by the Super Bowl.
Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.
I see America, not in the setting sun of a black night of despair ahead of us, I see America in the crimson light of a rising sun fresh from the burning, creative hand of God. I see great days ahead, great days possible to men and women of will and vision.
Translations for setting
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- lůžko, nastaveníCzech
- Vertonung, untergehend, Einstellung, KontextGerman
- miljöö, tapahtumapaikkaFinnish
- couchant, réglage, configurationFrench
- suidheachadhScottish Gaelic
- contesto, calanteItalian
- konfiguracja, ustawieniePolish
- ambiente, poentePortuguese
- настройка, установка, обстановка, оправаRussian
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