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noun as in bout

noun as in brush

noun as in confrontation

noun as in run-in

noun as in scrap

noun as in scuffle

noun as in brouhaha

Strongest matches

Strong matches

verb as in attack

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Example Sentences

Now that sets up an interesting little potential set-to in 2016, no?

If they were to set-to to shout as soon as we had landed, our chance of getting back again would be at an end.

Why, I used to be once close to the kennel where they kept the foxhounds, and they used to set-to and sing sometimes all at once.

So he came again, and they had another regular set-to, and the boy had another good sound thrashing.

So was his successful set-to in the brewery yard with Lefty Dinan, the Tenth street cock-of-the walk.

She was as sure of that as she was sure that the sun would set to-night in the west and would rise again to-morrow in the east.


On this page you'll find 1812 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to set-to, such as: argument, bickering, blowup, brawl, flap, and fracas.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.