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     1. adj. Marked with a date.
           The first dated entry in the diary was from October 1922.
     2. adj. Outdated.
           "Omnibus" is a dated term for a bus.
     3. adj. Anachronistic; being obviously inappropriate for its present context.
     4. adj. No longer fashionable.
     5. v. simple past tense and past participle of date
     1. v. To put (something) down, to rest.
           Set the tray there.
     2. v. To attach or affix (something) to something else, or in or upon a certain place.
           I have set my heart on running the marathon.
     3. v. To put in a specified condition or state; to cause to be.
     4. v. (transitive, dated) To cause to stop or stick; to obstruct; to fasten to a spot.
           to set a coach in the mud
     5. v. To determine or settle.
           to set the rent
     6. v. To adjust.
           I set the alarm at 6 a.m.
     7. v. To punch (a nail) into wood so that its head is below the surface.
     8. v. To arrange with dishes and cutlery, to set the table.
           Please set the table for our guests.
     9. v. To introduce or describe.
           I’ll tell you what happened, but first let me set the scene.
     10. v. To locate (a play, etc.); to assign a backdrop to.
           He says he will set his next film in France.
     11. v. To compile, to make (a puzzle or challenge).
           This crossword was set by Araucaria.
     12. v. To prepare (a stage or film set).
     13. v. To fit (someone) up in a situation.
     14. v. To arrange (type).
           It was a complex page, but he set it quickly.
     15. v. To devise and assign (work) to.
           The teacher set her students the task of drawing a foot.
     16. v. (transitive, volleyball) To direct (the ball) to a teammate for an attack.
     17. v. (intransitive) To solidify.
           The glue sets in four minutes.
     18. v. To render stiff or solid; especially, to convert into curd; to curdle.
           to set milk for cheese
     19. v. (intransitive) Of a heavenly body, to disappear below the horizon of a planet, etc, as the latter rotates.
           The moon sets at eight o'clock tonight.
     20. v. (transitive, bridge) To defeat a contract.
     21. v. (obsolete, now followed by "out", as in set out) To begin to move; to go forth.
     22. v. (transitive, botany) To produce after pollination.
           to set seed
     23. v. (intransitive, of fruit) To be fixed for growth; to strike root; to begin to germinate or form.
     24. v. (intransitive, Southern US, Midwestern US, dialects) To sit (be in a seated position).
           He sets in that chair all day.
     25. v. To hunt game with the aid of a setter.
     26. v. (hunting, ambitransitive) Of a dog, to indicate the position of game.
           The dog sets the bird.
           Your dog sets well.
     27. v. (obsolete) To apply oneself; to undertake earnestly; to set out.
     28. v. (ambitransitive) To fit music to words.
     29. v. (ambitransitive) To place plants or shoots in the ground; to plant.
           to set pear trees in an orchard
     30. v. To become fixed or rigid; to be fastened.
     31. v. To have a certain direction of motion; to flow; to move on; to tend.
           The current sets to the north; the tide sets to the windward.
     32. v. To place or fix in a setting.
           to set a precious stone in a border of metal
           to set glass in a sash
     33. v. To put in order in a particular manner; to prepare.
           to set (that is, to hone) a razor
           to set a saw
     34. v. To extend and bring into position; to spread.
           to set the sails of a ship
     35. v. To give a pitch to, as a tune; to start by fixing the keynote.
           to set a psalm
     36. v. To reduce from a dislocated or fractured state.
           to set a broken bone
     37. v. (masonry) To lower into place and fix solidly, as the blocks of cut stone in a structure.
     38. v. (obsolete) To wager in gambling; to risk.
     39. v. To adorn with something infixed or affixed; to stud; to variegate with objects placed here and there.
     40. v. (obsolete) To value; to rate; used with at.
     41. v. To establish as a rule; to furnish; to prescribe; to assign.
           to set a good example; to set lessons to be learned
     42. v. (Scotland) To suit; to become.
           It sets him ill.
     43. n. A punch for setting nails in wood.
           nail set
     44. n. A device for receiving broadcast radio waves (or, more recently, broadcast data); a radio or television.
           television set
     45. n. (alt form, sett): a hole made and lived in by a badger.
     46. n. (alt form, sett): pattern of threads and yarns.
     47. n. (alt form, sett): piece of quarried stone.
     48. n. (horticulture) A small tuber or bulb used instead of seed, particularly onion sets and potato sets.
     49. n. The amount the teeth of a saw protrude to the side in order to create the kerf.
     50. n. (obsolete, rare) That which is staked; a wager; hence, a gambling game.
     51. n. (engineering) Permanent change of shape caused by excessive strain, as from compression, tension, bending, twisting, etc.
           the set of a spring
     52. n. (piledriving) A piece placed temporarily upon the head of a pile when the latter cannot otherwise be reached by the weight, or hammer.
     53. n. (printing, dated) The width of the body of a type.
     54. n. A young oyster when first attached.
     55. n. Collectively, the crop of young oysters in any locality.
     56. n. A series or group of something. (Note the similar meaning in Etymology 2, Noun)
     57. n. (colloquial) The manner, state, or quality of setting or fitting; fit.
           the set of a coat
     58. n. The camber of a curved roofing tile.
     59. adj. Fixed in position.
     60. adj. Rigid, solidified.
     61. adj. Ready, prepared.
           on your marks, get set, go!;  on your marks, set, go!
     62. adj. Intent, determined (to do something).
           set on getting to his destination
     63. adj. Prearranged.
           a set menu
     64. adj. Fixed in one’s opinion.
but just set there
the young attorney set his lips
     1. prep. Used to indicate location, inclusion, or position within spatial, temporal or other limits.
     2. prep.          Contained by.
                   The dog is in the kennel.
     3. prep.          Within.
     4. prep.          Surrounded by.
                   We are in the enemy camp.   Her plane is in the air.
     5. prep.          Part of; a member of.
                   One in a million.   She's in band and orchestra.
     6. prep.          Pertaining to; with regard to.
                   What grade did he get in English?
                   Military letters should be formal in tone, but not stilted.
     7. prep.          At the end of a period of time.
                   They said they would call us in a week.
     8. prep.          Within a certain elapsed time
                   Are you able to finish this in three hours?   The massacre resulted in over 1000 deaths in three hours.
     9. prep.          During (said of periods of time).
                   in the first week of December;  Easter falls in the fourth lunar month;   The country reached a high level of prosperity in his fi
     10. prep.          (grammar, phonetics, of sounds and letters) Coming at the end of a word.
                   English nouns in -ce form their plurals in -s.
     11. prep. Into.
           Less water gets in your boots this way.
     12. prep. Used to indicate limit, qualification, condition, or circumstance.
           In replacing the faucet washers, he felt he was making his contribution to the environment.
     13. prep.          Indicating an order or arrangement.
                   My fat rolls around in folds.
     14. prep.          Denoting a state of the subject.
                   He stalked away in anger.   John is in a coma.
     15. prep.          Indicates, connotatively, a place-like form of someone's (or something's) personality, as his, her or its psychic and physical characteristics.
                   You've got a friend in me.   He's met his match in her.
     16. prep.          Wearing (an item of clothing).
                    I glanced over at the pretty girl in the red dress.
     17. prep. Used to indicate means, medium, format, genre, or instrumentality.
     18. prep.          (of something offered or given in an exchange) In the form of, in the denomination of.
                   Please pay me in cash — preferably in tens and twenties.
                   The deposit can be in any legal tender, even in gold.
                    Her generosity was rewarded in the success of its recipients.
     19. prep.          Used to indicate a language, script, tone, etc. of a text, speech, etc.
                   Beethoven's "Symphony No. 5" in C minor is among his most popular.
                   His speech was in French, but was simultaneously translated into eight languages.
                   When you write in cursive, it's illegible.
     20. v. (obsolete, transitive) To enclose.
     21. v. (obsolete, transitive) To take in; to harvest.
     22. adv. (not comparable) Located indoors, especially at home or the office, or inside something.
           Is Mr. Smith in?
     23. adv. Moving to the interior of a defined space, such as a building or room.
           Suddenly a strange man walked in.
     24. adv. (sports) Still eligible to play, e.g. able to bat in cricket and baseball.
           He went for the wild toss but wasn't able to stay in.
     25. adv. (UK) Abbreviation of in aid of.
           What's that in?
     26. adv. After the beginning of something.
     27. n. A position of power or a way to get it.
           His parents got him an in with the company
     28. n. (sport) The state of a batter/batsman who is currently batting – see innings
     29. n. A re-entrant angle; a nook or corner.
     30. adj. In fashion; popular.
           Skirts are in this year.
     31. adj. Incoming.
           the in train
     32. adj. (nautical, of the sails of a vessel) Furled or stowed.
     33. adj. (legal) With privilege or possession; used to denote a holding, possession, or seisin.
           in by descent; in by purchase; in of the seisin of her husband
     34. adj. (cricket) Currently batting.
     35. n. Inch.
in other words
in a covert way
     1. num. (cardinal) The number represented by the Arabic numeral 1; the numerical value equal to that cardinal number.
           In some religions, there is only one god.
           In many cultures, a baby turns one year old a year after its birth.
           One person, one vote.
     2. num. (number theory) The first positive number in the set of natural numbers.
     3. num. (set theory) The cardinality of the smallest nonempty set.
     4. num. (mathematics) The ordinality of an element which has no predecessor, usually called first or number one.
     5. pron. (impersonal pronoun, indefinite) One thing (among a group of others); one member of a group.
           The big one looks good.  I want the green one.  A good driver is one who drives carefully.
     6. pron. (impersonal pronoun, sometimes with "the") The first mentioned of two things or people, as opposed to the other.
           She offered him an apple and an orange; he took one and left the other.
     7. pron. (indefinite personal pronoun) Any person (applying to people in general).
           One’s guilt may trouble one, but it is best not to let oneself be troubled by things which cannot be changed.  One shouldn’t be too quick to judge.
     8. pron. (pronoun) Any person, entity or thing.
           "driver", noun: one who drives.
     9. n. The digit or figure 1.
     10. n. (mathematics) The neutral element with respect to multiplication in a ring.
     11. n. (US) A one-dollar bill.
     12. n. (cricket) One run scored by hitting the ball and running between the wickets; a single.
     13. n. A joke or amusing anecdote.
     14. n. (colloquial) A particularly special or compatible person or thing.
     15. n. (Internet slang) Used instead of ! to amplify an exclamation, parodying unskilled typists who forget to press the shift key while typing exclamation points, thus typing "1".
           A: SUM1 Hl3p ME im alwyz L0ziN!!?!
             Someone help me; I'm always losing!
           B: y d0nt u just g0 away l0zer!!1!!one!!one!!eleven!!1!
             Why don't you just go away loser!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
     16. adj. Of a period of time, being particular.
           One day the prince set forth to kill the dragon that had brought terror to his father’s kingdom for centuries.
     17. adj. Being a single, unspecified thing; a; any.
           My aunt used to say, "One day is just like the other.".
     18. adj. Sole, only.
           He is the one man who can help you.
     19. adj. Whole, entire.
           Body and soul are not separate; they are one.
     20. adj. In agreement.
           We are one on the importance of learning.
     21. adj. The same.
           The two types look very different, but are one species.
     22. adj. Being a preeminent example.
           He is one hell of a guy.
     23. adj. Being an unknown person with the specified name; see also "a certain".
           The town records from 1843 showed the overnight incarceration of one “A. Lincoln”.
     24. v. (obsolete, transitive) To cause to become one; to gather into a single whole; to unite.
one of the town girls
why, look at this one
     1. n. plural of way
     2. n. en-plural noun
     3. n. (informal, usually preceded by a) A distance.
there was a laugh for the ways of women
          1. n. To do with a place or places.:
          2. n.          A road, a direction, a (physical or conceptual) path from one place to another.
                        Do you know the way to the airport?  Come this way and I'll show you a shortcut.  It's a long way from here.
          3. n.          A means to enter or leave a place.
                        We got into the cinema through the back way.
          4. n.          A roughly-defined geographical area.
                        If you're ever 'round this way, come over and visit me.
          5. n. A method or manner of doing something; a mannerism.
                You're going about it the wrong way.  He's known for his quirky ways.  I don't like the way she looks at me.
          6. n. A state or condition
                When I returned home, I found my house and belongings in a most terrible way.
          7. n. Personal interaction.:
          8. n.          Possibility (usually in the phrases 'any way' and 'no way').
                        There's no way I'm going to clean up after you.
          9. n.          Determined course; resolved mode of action or conduct.
                        My little sister always whines until she gets her way.
          10. n. (paganism) A tradition within the modern pagan faith of Heathenry, dedication to a specific deity or craft, Way of wyrd, Way of runes, Way of Thor etc.
          11. n. (nautical) Speed, progress, momentum.
          12. n. A degree, an amount, a sense.
                In a large way, crocodiles and alligators are similar.
          13. n. (US, As the head of an interjectory clause) Acknowledges that a task has been done well, chiefly in expressions of sarcastic congratulation.
                Way to ruin the moment, guys.
          14. n. (plural only) The timbers of shipyard stocks that slope into the water and along which a ship or large boat is launched.
          15. n. (plural only) The longitudinal guiding surfaces on the bed of a planer, lathe, etc. along which a table or carriage moves.
          16. interj. (only in reply to no way) It is true.
          17. v. (obsolete) To travel.
          18. adv. (informal, with comparative or modified adjective) Much.
                I'm way too tired to do that.
                I'm a way better singer than Emma.
          19. adv. (slang) Very.
                I'm way tired
                String theory is way cool, except for the math.
          20. adv. (informal) Far.
                I used to live way over there.
                The farmhouse is way down the bottom of the hill.
          21. n. The letter for the w sound in Pitman shorthand.
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