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set

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noun
1 noun group of rules, principles etcsraith fem2  c m uset of standards sraith caighdeánhe had his own set of values bhí a chuid luachanna féin aige 2 noun group of things of same general typedata set tacar sonraíset of skills riar scileanna
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 noun group of similar objectsfoireann fem2  c m ua full set of tools foireann iomlán uirlisíyou'll meet three sets of traffic lights beidh trí shraith de shoilse tráchta romhat 4 noun group of peopledream masc3  c m ubuíon fem2  c m uthe young set an dream óg, an mhuintir ógaa great set of friends grúpa iontach cairde, buíon iontach cairde 5 noun COMM group of things sold togetherfoireann fem2  c m ua box set of her works foireann dá saothair i mbosca, boscra dá saothair 6 noun pair of people or thingsboth sets of parents tuismitheoirí na beirteone set of grandparents beirt seantuismitheoiría set of teeth cár fiacla, draid fiaclaa set of earrings péire fáinní cluaise, foireann fáinní cluaise 7 noun ED students of similar abilitysruth masc3  c m u 8 noun SPOR group of gamesseit masc4  c m uhe won the first set 7-6 bhuaigh sé an chéad seit 7-6 9 noun MUS songs or pieces performedseit masc4  c m ushe talked in between sets labhair sí idir na dreasa, labhair sí idir na seiteanna 10 noun DANCseit masc4  c m udamhsa seitrince seitwe danced a couple of sets rinneamar cúpla rince seitreel set seit ríleannathe Kerry Set Seit Chiarraí 11 noun HEALTH group of exercisessraith fem2  c m uset of exercises sraith cleachtaí aclaíochta 12 noun especially MATH group of numberstacar masc1  c m uuniversal set uilethacarset diagram léaráid tacair 13 noun ELECTRON TV or radioshe got a new tv set fuair sí teilifíseán nua 14 noun THEAT, CINE of film or playseit masc4  c m u 15 noun HORT item for plantingsáiteán masc1  c m ugearrthán masc1  c m upotato set sceallán, scoilteán 16 noun solidificationcruachan fem3  c m u 17 noun hair treatmentcóiriú masc  c m u shampoo and set níochán agus cóiriú 18 noun posture, attitudebail fem2  c m ucuma fem4  c m ustiúir fem5  c m uthe set of his jaw stiúir a ghéill
verb
19 verb ED put into sets (students) TRANSITIVEsruthaigh verb  c m upupils are set by ability sruthaítear daltaí de réir cumais 20 verb move into position TRANSITIVEleag verb  c m ucuir verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m ushe set the plate in front of me leag sí an pláta os mo chomhairset the posts straight in the ground sáigh na cuaillí díreach sa talamh, cuir na cuaillí díreach sa talamh 21 verb LIT, CINE, TV-RAD put in particular place/time (story, film etc) TRANSITIVEsuigh verb  c m uthe story is set in Ireland in Éirinn atá an scéal suite 22 verb direct (heart, mind) TRANSITIVEto set your heart on something do shúil a chur ar rud, bheith meáite ar rud, d'intinn a bheith dírithe agat ar rudhe had his heart set on winning gold bhí sé meáite ar bhonn óir a bhuachan 23 verb CRAFT mount, fix (stone etc) TRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m ugléas verb  c m ufeistigh verb  c m uthe diamond was set in a gold band bhí an diamant socraithe i mbanda óir, bhí an diamant leabaithe i mbanda óir 24 verb attribute value to TRANSITIVEhe sets himself above us ceapann sé go bhfuil sé féin níos fearr ná muidgreat store is set by literary prizes is mór ag daoine duaiseanna liteartha, tá an-mheas ar dhuaiseanna liteartha 25 verb PUBL arrange for printing TRANSITIVEclóchuir verb  c m uclóchur a dhéanamh VP 26 verb MUS write music for TRANSITIVEceol a chur lethe poem was set to music cuireadh ceol leis an dán 27 verb put cutlery etc onto (table) TRANSITIVEleag verb  c m uset the table for dinner leag an bord don dinnéar 28 verb prepare (trap) TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m ufeistigh verb  c m uto set a trap gaiste a chur 29 verb prepare (fire) TRANSITIVEfadaigh verb  c m ucuir síos PhrV  c m uset the fire fadaigh an tine, cuir síos an tine 30 verb (especially US) start (fire) TRANSITIVElas verb  c m u 31 verb SAIL put up (sails) TRANSITIVEardaigh verb  c m ucroch verb  c m utóg verb  c m ushe set the sails d'ardaigh sí na seolta 32 verb HORT, AGR plant TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m u 33 verb AGR put on eggs (hen) TRANSITIVEcuir ar goréillín a leaganto set a clutch ál a chur faoi chearc 34 verb cause (sth) to be TRANSITIVEto set sth alight rud a chur trí thine, rud a lasadhthe prisoner was set free scaoileadh amach an príosúnach, scaoileadh an príosúnach, tugadh cead a choise don príosúnachhe set the dogs loose scaoil sé amach na madraí, lig sé leis na madraíto set sth straight rud a chur ina cheartshe set me straight about that d'inis sí an fhírinne dom faoi sin 35 verb cause (sb) to do sth TRANSITIVEto set you thinking about sth tú a chur ag smaoineamh faoi rudto set you on the road to do sth tú a spreagadh chun rud a dhéanamh 36 verb arrange for/tell (sb) to do sth TRANSITIVEcuir verb  c m uthey set me to work chuir siad i mbun oibre mé, chuir siad ag obair mé 37 verb adjust (sth) to particular time, temperature, value etc TRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m uset your watch socraigh d'uaireadóir, cuir an t-am ceart ar d'uaireadóirshe set the alarm to go off at six shocraigh sí an t-aláram le bualadh ag a séset the thermostat at 19°C socraigh an teirmeastat ag 19°C 38 verb specify (date etc) TRANSITIVEleag síos PhrV  c m uleag amach PhrV  c m usocraigh verb  c m ua date has been set tá dáta leagtha síos, tá dáta socraithe 39 verb especially ED devise (question, test etc) TRANSITIVEleag amach PhrV  c m ucuir verb  c m uto set an exam question ceist scrúdaithe a leagan amach, ceist scrúdaithe a shocrú 40 verb establish (record, example etc) TRANSITIVEtús a chur leleag síos  c m uto set a record curiarracht a bhaint amachto set an example sampla a thabhairtto set a precedent fasach a bhunú 41 verb (cause to) solidify
INTRANSITIVEcruaigh verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m utéacht verb  c m uthe concrete has set tá an choincréit cruaitelet the jelly set lig don ghlóthach stalcadh, lig don ghlóthach socrú
TRANSITIVEcruaigh verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m utéacht verb  c m u
42 verb PHYSIOL (of bone etc) heal INTRANSITIVEcneasaigh verb  c m uthe bone has set tá an chnámh cneasaithe 43 verb MED, VET fix in position (bone, leg etc) TRANSITIVEdeisigh verb  c m ucuir ar ais ina áit féin VPhe set the leg chuir sé cnámh na coise ar ais ina háit féinthe bone is set tá an chnámh curtha 44 verb arrange (hair) TRANSITIVEcóirigh verb  c m u 45 verb fix (face, expression)
INTRANSITIVEher face set into an angry grimace bhí strainc chantail uirthi, bhí cantal ar a gnúis
TRANSITIVEhe set his face into a rebuke chuir sé gnúis cheartaithe air féin
46 verb DANC in dance INTRANSITIVEdamhsaigh verb  c m urinc verb  c m uset by your partner damhsaigh le do pháirtí, déan damhsa le do pháirtí 47 verb ASTRON of sun INTRANSITIVEtéigh faoi PhrV  c m ufuin verb  c m uthe sun is setting tá an ghrian ag dul faoi, tá sé ina fhuineadh gréine, tá an ghrian ag gabháil síos 48 verb BOT of fruit INTRANSITIVEfás verb  c m u
adjective
49 adjective positioned, arrangedsuite adj3  c m utógtha  c m uthe houses are set around a square tá na tithe tógtha thart ar chearnóg 50 adjective CRAFT inlaidthe necklace was set with rubies bhí rúibíní socraithe isteach sa mhuince, bhí rúibíní leabaithe sa mhuince 51 adjective ready to get set bheith faoi réir, bheith réidh le himeachtthe film is set for release tá an scannán réidh le seoladh, tá an scannán ar tí a sheoltaare you all set? an bhfuil tú go hiomlán faoi réir?, an bhfuil gach rud ullamh agat?on your marks, get set, go! ar bhur marcanna, faoi réir, imígí! 52 adjective about to do/be, likely to do/beréidh le  c m uar tí  c m uthings are set to change tá rudaí réidh le hathrú, tá rudaí ar tí athrú, tá athrú i ndán do rudaíthe weather is set fair for the weekend tá aimsir mhaith tuartha don deireadh seachtaine, tá aimsir mhaith geallta don deireadh seachtaine 53 adjective (of price, fee) fixed in advancesocraithe  c m uréamhshocraithe  c m uleagtha amach  c m uthe price is set at 5 euro tá an praghas socraithe ag 5 euro, tá 5 euro leagtha síos mar phraghasit's a set fee táille réamhshocraithe atá ann 54 adjective FOOD of menu, fixed pricesocraithe  c m uset menu biachlár socraithe 55 adjective ED (of text, book) prescribeddualgais  c m uset text téacs dualgais 56 adjective (of speech, wording) conventionalgnáth-gnásúil adj  c m u 57 adjective (of jelly, concrete) solidifiedcruaite  c m u 58 adjective (of ideas, person) unchangingdocht adj1  c m udaingean adj1  c m udiongbháilte adj3  c m urighin adj1  c m uhe's very set in his ideas tá sé an-docht faoina chuid tuairimí 59 adjective (of face, expression) fixedfuarchúiseach adj1  c m uher eyes had a set stare bhí stánadh géar ina súile 60 noun DANCseiteannadamhsaí seitrincí seita sets céilí céilí seiteanna
phrases

to be (dead) set against sth

he's dead set against going to university tá sé glan i gcoinne dul ar an ollscoil, tá sé go mór in aghaidh a ghabháil chuig an ollscoil, tá sé go daingean in éadan dul chun na hollscoile

to be (dead) set on sth

(also

to have your heart set on sth

) bheith leagtha amach arbheith meáite arhe's dead set on getting married tá sé leagtha amach ar phósadh, tá sé meáite ar phósadh, níl faoi ná thairis ach pósadhshe's got her heart set on playing for her county is é mian a croí imirt dá contae

to set foot on sth

(also

to set foot in sth

) cos a leagan in áitdul go dtí áitshe never set foot in my house níor leag sí cos riamh i mo theachsa, níor tháinig sí faoi dhíon mo thíse riamh

to set your teeth

do chuid fiacla a theannadh ar a chéiledo chuid fiacla a fháscadh ar a chéile

to set sail

NAUT, TRANSPdo chuid seolta a chrochadhcur chun farraigedo chuid seolta a ardúthe fleet set sail for Ireland thug an cabhlach a aghaidh ar Éirinn

to set the scene for sth

1 (also

to set the stage for sth

) create conditions for sthullmhú i gcomhair rudaan bealach a réiteach faoi choinne ruda
2 describe background to sthcúlra ruda a thabhairtrud a chur i láthair

to set your sights on sth

d'intinn a dhíriú ar ruddo chroí a chur i rudrud a chur romhatbheith meáite ar rud a dhéanamh

to set to work

1 begin tasktús a chur leis an obairdul i mbun oibretosú ar an obairtabhairt faoin obair 2 arrange for/tell (sb) to begin workcur ag obaircur chun oibrecur i mbun oibrehe set me to work straight away chuir sé i mbun oibre mé láithreach

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