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We found 40 dictionaries with English definitions that include the word set off:
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General dictionaries General (24 matching dictionaries)
  1. set off: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. set-off, set off: Oxford Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. set-off, set-off, set off: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  4. set off: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  5. set off: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  6. set-off: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. set-off, set off: Wiktionary [home, info]
  8. Set-off, set-off, set off: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  9. set off: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  10. Set-off, Set-off (architecture), Set-off (law), Set off: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  11. Set-off: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  12. set-off: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  13. set off: Rhymezone [home, info]
  14. Set-off: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  15. set-off: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Set Off: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (1898) [home, info]
  17. Set-off: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  18. set-off, set off: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  19. set off: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  20. set off: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  21. set off: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  22. set-off, set off: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Art dictionaries Art (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Set-off: English-Chinese Dictionary of Graphic Communications (Big 5) [home, info]
  2. Set-off: Glossary of Stamp Collecting Terms [home, info]
  3. set-off: ODLIS: Online Dictionary of Library and Information Science [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (8 matching dictionaries)
  1. Set-Off: Duhaime's Canadian law dictionary [home, info]
  2. Set-Off: THE 'LECTRIC LAW LIBRARY'S REFERENCE ROOM [home, info]
  3. set-off, set off: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  4. Set Off: Construction Term Glossary [home, info]
  5. SET-OFF: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  6. Set-off, set off: Legal dictionary [home, info]
  7. Set-off, set off: Financial dictionary [home, info]
  8. Set-off: Accounting, Business Studies and Economics Dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. Set-off, set off: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. set-off: online medical dictionary [home, info]
  2. set off: Medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (1 matching dictionary)
  1. set off: Idioms [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (1 matching dictionary)
  1. set-off: Book Binding [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (set off)

verb:  set in motion or cause to begin
verb:  direct attention to, as if by means of contrast ("I set off these words by brackets")
verb:  make up for
verb:  provoke or stir up ("Set off great unrest among the people")
verb:  cause to explode
verb:  put in motion or move to act
verb:  leave

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Phrases that include set off:   set off against, to set off, to set off against, set off alarm bells, set off by opposition, more...

Words similar to set off:   actuate, accent, accentuate, activate, cancel, depart, detonate, emphasize, explode, incite, instigate, leave, offset, part, spark, start, stress, trigger, trip, more...


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