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Synonyms for setting
ˈsɛt ɪŋset·ting

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. setting, scenenoun

    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, scopenoun

    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, settingnoun

    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, settingnoun

    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. settingnoun

    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, settingnoun

    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, settingnoun

    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. Jeff Flake:

    There are typically notes that are taken. I'm assuming that some of the information could only be given in a classified setting so I would think that before the relevant committees, I'm not saying it ought to be done in a public hearing, we at least ought to get access to the notes that the translators keep.

  2. Fox News:

    This is like the Biden-Harris commandment that everybody regardless of state or rural, suburban, urban, regardless of setting has to wear a mask when in public.

  3. World Monuments Fund:

    The palaces of Sennacherib at Nineveh and Ashurnasirpal II at Nimrud are vestiges of the political, cultural and artistic height of the Assyrian Empire. The remains of these palaces, the only Assyrian palaces left preserved and decorated with reliefs, are now protected against vandals and function as site museums where visitors can appreciate ancient wall reliefs in their original setting.

  4. Wendy Skaalerud:

    Swimming is a life safety issue. That's why we became involved, but we also like the overall teaching philosophy of building confidence through swimming and by setting goals.

  5. Amit Gupta:

    Yes, there are many international firms working out of India, but more and more Indian architects (are) coming back to the country and setting up base here, there is increased building demand, the budgets are good, there is plenty of land. It's great because there's room for younger, smaller practices to move in with their bold new designs.


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