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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

How to pronounce setting?

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Alex
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Daniel
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Karen
Australian
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Veena
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How to say setting in sign language?

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How to use setting in a sentence?

  1. Etienne Berges:

    We usually try to manage the distance by setting down dates, but (the outbreak) upended even our ability to do that.

  2. Spokesman Yang Yujun:

    The army is an important force in our military, the setting up of this army mechanism will benefit ... raising management efficiency and accelerate military modernisation.

  3. W. H. Auden:

    Acts of injustice done Between the setting and the rising sun In history lie like bones, each one.

  4. Sandy Markwood:

    The most frequent calls for help that we hear concern aging at home and staying in the community, that is the goal of most individuals. Rarely do we hear anyone saying, 'I just can't wait to go into an institutional setting.'.

  5. Dan Bongino:

    I have to question this tactic a bit, i think setting up a secure perimeter and at least making some attempt to negotiate may have been far more efficient.


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