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v. to schedule, as to "set a case for trial."

See: adjust, appraise, assemblage, assess, assign, cement, chain, chronic, class, compact, confederacy, crystallize, customary, deposit, designate, embed, firm, fix, fixed, formal, habitual, inexorable, ingrained, instate, inveterate, levy, locate, permanent, pertinacious, place, plant, positive, prescribe, prescriptive, prevalent, ready, repose, resolute, resolve, rigid, routine, settle, situated, society, stabilize, unyielding, usual

SET, contracts. Foreign bills of exchange are generally drawn in parts; as, "pay this my first bill of exchange, second and third of the same tenor and date not paid;" the whole of these parts, which make but one bill, are called a set. Chit. Bills, 175, 6, (edition of 1836); 2 Pardess. n. 342.

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Near midnight, the firefighters found some revelers were going to set off fireworks and therefore went to confront them in an attempt to stop them from illegally setting off the fireworks.
The party setting off itself has an obligation (in this case the term deposit obligation) and is entitled to satisfy that obligation by setting off an obligation owed to it by the other party (in this case the loan obligation).
People should refrain from setting off fireworks in residential areas and launch them in spacious areas instead.
A sole driver should have a sleep before setting off if possible and then plan a route and extra time to ensure that regular breaks can be taken on the way.
City fat-cats are making the most of generous redundancy payments by setting off on the pin-striped version of student gap years, according to a new study.
Setting off in the car and towing a caravan, the family from Llandyrnog had only reached Rhewl, about four miles away, when both vehicles caught fire.
Frail Phylis James vanished on Friday after setting off on an 80-mile journey through Wales in her green Ford Fiesta.
Cylindrical shells are ideal for setting off multi-stage explosions.
Greg Houghton, 57, vanished on September 24 after setting off for the 3,000ft mountain range.
Not only do the villains' cars spin around the stage, but the newly redesigned Batmobile - a compact utility vehicle that looks a lot like a hybrid Humvee with a trace of Marty McFly's ``Back to the Future'' DeLorean - bursts into the arena over a moat, setting off explosions and screeching around in pursuit of the bad guys.
A DISABLED British rower last night finally made contact with coastguards, 24 hours after setting off his emergency beacon, 800 miles off-shore in the Pacific.
This would have opened the door to rapid evolution of new species, setting off the Cambrian explosion, speculate Kirschvink and his colleagues.