Noun Definition


1.Definition: a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place

Related Noun(s):mount

Category: Objects

2.Definition: a table service for one person

"A place setting of sterling flatware"

Category: Objects

3.Definition: arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

Category: Objects

4.Definition: the context and environment in which something is set

"The perfect setting for a ghost story"

Related Noun(s):scene

Category: Places

5.Definition: the physical position of something

"He changed the setting on the thermostat"

Category: Places

6.Definition: the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event

Related Noun(s):circumstance, context

Category: General

7.Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists

"You can't do that in a university setting"

Related Noun(s):background, scope

Category: General