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Definition 1: become established - [verb of change]

Samples where set in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • winter has set in

Definition 2: enter a particular state - [verb of stative]

Samples where set in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Laziness set in
  • After a few moments, the effects of the drug kicked in

Synonyms for set in in the sense of this definition

(set in is a kind of ...) have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense

"The DMZ begins right over the hill" "The second movement begins after the Allegro" "Prices for these homes start at $250,000"

Definition 3: blow toward the shore - [verb of weather]

Samples where set in or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • That gale could set in on us with the next high tide

(set in is a kind of ...) be blowing or storming

"The wind blew from the West"

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