Set in - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈsedɪn|  American pronunciation of the word set in
Brit.  |set ɪn|  British pronunciation of the word set in

verb

- enter a particular state (syn: kick in)
Laziness set in
- blow toward the shore
That gale could set in on us with the next high tide
- become established
winter has set in

Extra examples

This additional page must be set in at the correct point in the article.

The tide set in.

The rain set in.

Winter has set in.

You'd better paint the woodwork before decay sets in.

Don't leave your things on the sand, the sea is setting in and they could get wet.

...a cold spell set in sometime last week...

Can you help me to set in the sleeves?

Laziness set in

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

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