Setting in a sentence

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Definition of Setting

  • The act of one who, or that which, sets; as, the setting of type, or of gems; the setting of the sun; the settinghardening) of moist plaster of Paris; the settingset) of a current.
  • The act of marking the position of game, as a setter does; also, hunting with a setter.
  • Something set in, or inserted.
  • That in which something, as a gem, is set; as, the gold setting of a jeweled pin.
  • the time, place, and circumstances in which an event (real or fictional) occurs; as, the setting of a novel.
  • arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted
  • a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place
  • a table service for one person
  • the context and environment in which something is set
  • the physical position of something
  • the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event
  • the state of the environment in which a situation exists

How to use setting in a sentence. Setting pronunciation.

I think he is ever setting thee off against Lord Eglington; and that is foolish, for Eglington is but a man of the earth earthy.
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And there's only one way of setting it right.
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Some time after they had been baptized, a neighbor determined to report them to government, and drew up a paper setting forth that these two men had forsaken the customs and religion of their fathers, were worshiping the foreigner's God, and went every Sunday to the teacher's house; with other similar charges.
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The Emperor was now at Compiegne, where he made a decree containing several clauses of benefits and indulgences on the occasion of his marriage, setting at liberty many condemned, giving Imperial marriage dowries to six thousand soldiers, amnesties, promotions, etc.
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Puck and Punch, and the press universal, would fall upon it and make merciless fun of it, and its first exhibition would be also its last. Against the crimes of the French Revolution and of Bonaparte may be set two compensating benefactions: the Revolution broke the chains of the ANCIEN REGIME and of the Church, and made of a nation of abject slaves a nation of freemen; and Bonaparte instituted the setting of merit above birth, and also so completely stripped the divinity from royalty, that whereas crowned heads in Europe were gods before, they are only men, since, and can never be gods again, but only figureheads, and answerable for their acts like common clay.
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If there's any objection, I'm not sure that I shan't make it the opportunity for setting up my standard of revolt.
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To prove this I will tell you that I have written two noble and excellent plays setting forth the advancement of women of high nature and fruitful industry even as your Majesty is: the one a skilful physician, the other a sister devoted to good works.
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He gazed with absent eye on the tints with which the setting sun purpled the glades of the wood, while his father paced the terrace with long strides-smiling as he passed him and hastily brushing away a tear as he turned his back.
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His political opinions were those of Erostratus, with this difference-always in favor of the ancient-that Vautrot, after setting fire to the temple, would have robbed it also.
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All the morning at the office by myself about setting things in order there, and so at noon to the Exchange to see and be seen, and so home to dinner and then to the office again till night, and then home and after supper and reading a while to bed.
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CHAPTER III SETTING UP HOUSEKEEPING Jane, receiving no answer to her calls, ran up on top of the house.
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The girls worked all that day setting their cabin to rights.
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Jane was setting the table.
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Through the open door at one end they could see the lake, touched with the gorgeous red and gold of the setting sun.
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Margery stared at Harriet in silence, then carefully setting the dish on the little shelf above the stove she sat down on the floor and burst into tears.
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I propose that we go to bed, setting our alarm clock for two o'clock in the morning.
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Not I, I assure thee; setting the attraction of my good parts aside, I have no other charms.
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The people were prone enough in that direction, and for a priest to give scandal instead of setting a good example was about as bad as anything that could happen in the parish.
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For a while after the priests knelt together in prayer, and it was with a feeling that his burden had been lifted from him that Father Oliver rose from his knees, and, subdued in body and mind, stood looking through the room, conscious of the green grass showing through his window, lighted by a last ray of the setting sun.
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He stood watching the moon setting high above the south-western horizon.
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Examples of Setting

Example #1
His is the soul of the adventurer.
Example #2
I see him at his window looking out towards the Cloistered House; and if our neighbour comes forth, perhaps upon his hunter, or now in his cart, or again with his dogs, he draws his hat down upon his eyes and whispers to himself.
Example #3
They're making a mystery, d'you see, of Lou leaving 'ome and going off to live with strangers; and Cissy's been doing her best to make people think there's something wrong-the spiteful creature!
Example #4
This'll have to be set right, both for Lou's sake and for yours, and to satisfy us all.
Example #5
He presented the paper to the neighbors of the two disciples, taking their names as witnesses, and saving that he should go and present the accusation on the next day.
Example #6
Dr. Eugenio Kincaid, the Burman missionary, states, that among the first converts in Ava were two men who had held respectable offices about the palace.