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Synonyms for setting
ˈsɛt ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  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?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
British
Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say setting in sign language?

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How to use setting in a sentence?

  1. Evan Greer:

    Amazon is going to get someone killed by recklessly marketing this dangerous and invasive surveillance technology to goverments, facial recognition already automates and exacerbates police abuse, profiling and discrimination. Now Amazon is setting us on a path where armed goverment agents could make split-second decisions based on a flawed algorithms cold testimony.

  2. Mark Pervan:

    There are a hell of a lot of above ground stocks, particularly U.S. stocks, setting a record or just coming off record levels.

  3. Joe Biden:

    This wholly unnecessary crisis could ultimately put the safety of our country and our fellow citizens, including thousands of men and women in uniform serving across the Middle East, at risk by setting us back on a path to war with Iran.

  4. Johnny Wowk:

    I don't drink, smoke, or do drugs. I eat organic foods and walk every day setting walking records along the way. -Johnny Wowk AKA Johnny The Walker

  5. Etienne Berges:

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


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