Set in Scrabble Dictionary

Lookup Word Points and Definitions

What does set mean? Is set a Scrabble word?

How many points in Scrabble is set worth? set how many points in Words With Friends? What does set mean? Get all these answers on this page.

Scrabble® and Words with Friends® points for set

See how to calculate how many points for set.

Is set a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word set is a Scrabble US word. The word set is worth 3 points in Scrabble:


Is set a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word set is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:


Is set a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word set is a Words With Friends word. The word set is worth 3 points in Words With Friends (WWF):


Our tools

Valid words made from Set

You can make 7 words from 'set' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'set'

TES 3 

2 letters words from 'set'

ES 2ET 2
ST 2TE 2

All 3 letters words made out of set

set est ste tse ets tes

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word set. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in set.

Definitions and meaning of set



  • set (a group of things of the same kind that belong together and are so used) "a set of books"; "a set of golf clubs"; "a set of teeth"
  • set ((mathematics) an abstract collection of numbers or symbols) "the set of prime numbers is infinite"
  • set, exercise set (several exercises intended to be done in series) "he did four sets of the incline bench press"
  • stage set, set (representation consisting of the scenery and other properties used to identify the location of a dramatic production) "the sets were meticulously authentic"
  • set, circle, band, lot (an unofficial association of people or groups) "the smart set goes there"; "they were an angry lot"
  • bent, set (a relatively permanent inclination to react in a particular way) "the set of his mind was obvious"
  • set (the act of putting something in position) "he gave a final set to his hat"
  • set (a unit of play in tennis or squash) "they played two sets of tennis after dinner"
  • hardening, solidifying, solidification, set, curing (the process of becoming hard or solid by cooling or drying or crystallization) "the hardening of concrete"; "he tested the set of the glue"
  • Set, Seth (evil Egyptian god with the head of a beast that has high square ears and a long snout; brother and murderer of Osiris)
  • set (the descent of a heavenly body below the horizon) "before the set of sun"
  • set, readiness ((psychology) being temporarily ready to respond in a particular way) "the subjects' set led them to solve problems the familiar way and to overlook the simpler solution"; "his instructions deliberately gave them the wrong set"
  • set (any electronic equipment that receives or transmits radio or tv signals) "the early sets ran on storage batteries"


  • put, set, place, pose, position, lay (put into a certain place or abstract location) "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
  • determine, set (fix conclusively or authoritatively) "set the rules"
  • specify, set, determine, define, fix, limit (decide upon or fix definitely) "fix the variables"; "specify the parameters"
  • set, mark (establish as the highest level or best performance) "set a record"
  • set (put into a certain state; cause to be in a certain state) "set the house afire"
  • set (fix in a border) "The goldsmith set the diamond"
  • fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc) "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
  • set (set to a certain position or cause to operate correctly) "set clocks or instruments"
  • set, localize, localise, place (locate) "The film is set in Africa"
  • set, go down, go under (disappear beyond the horizon) "the sun sets early these days"
  • arrange, set (adapt for performance in a different way) "set this poem to music"
  • plant, set (put or set (seeds, seedlings, or plants) into the ground) "Let's plant flowers in the garden"
  • set (apply or start) "set fire to a building"
  • jell, set, congeal (become gelatinous) "the liquid jelled after we added the enzyme"
  • typeset, set (set in type) "My book will be typeset nicely"; "set these words in italics"
  • set (put into a position that will restore a normal state) "set a broken bone"
  • set, countersink (insert (a nail or screw below the surface, as into a countersink))
  • set (give a fine, sharp edge to a knife or razor)
  • sic, set (urge to attack someone) "The owner sicked his dogs on the intruders"; "the shaman sics sorcerers on the evil spirits"
  • place, put, set (estimate) "We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
  • rig, set, set up (equip with sails or masts) "rig a ship"
  • set up, lay out, set (get ready for a particular purpose or event) "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
  • adjust, set, correct (alter or regulate so as to achieve accuracy or conform to a standard) "Adjust the clock, please"; "correct the alignment of the front wheels"
  • fructify, set (bear fruit) "the apple trees fructify"
  • dress, arrange, set, do, coif, coiffe, coiffure (arrange attractively) "dress my hair for the wedding"


  • fit, primed, set ((usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed) "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time"
  • fixed, set, rigid (fixed and unmoving) "with eyes set in a fixed glassy stare"; "his bearded face already has a set hollow look"- Connor Cruise O'Brien; "a face rigid with pain"
  • located, placed, set, situated (situated in a particular spot or position) "valuable centrally located urban land"; "strategically placed artillery"; "a house set on a hilltop"; "nicely situated on a quiet riverbank"
  • laid, set (set down according to a plan) "a carefully laid table with places set for four people"; "stones laid in a pattern"
  • set (being below the horizon) "the moon is set"
  • determined, dictated, set (determined or decided upon as by an authority) "date and place are already determined"; "the dictated terms of surrender"; "the time set for the launching"
  • hardened, set (converted to solid form (as concrete))

(Source: WordNet, Princeton University. 2010.)