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Definitions for dead set

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bent, bent on(p), dead set(p), out to(p)(adj)

    fixed in your purpose

    "bent on going to the theater"; "dead set against intervening"; "out to win every event"


  1. dead set(Noun)

    The rigid pose a hunting dog assumes when pointing out game to a hunter.

  2. dead set(Noun)

    By extension, a determined effort.

  3. dead set(Adjective)

    unswervingly dedicated; resolutely determined


  1. Dead Set

    Dead Set is a live album by the Grateful Dead. It was released in August 1981 on Arista. The album contains live material recorded between September and October 1980 in a variety of venues. Most CD pressings omitted the track "Space" so the entire album could fit on one CD. However, "Space" was included when the album was later rereleased as part of the 2004 Beyond Description boxset, as well as on one CD in 2006. The 2006 release also included a bonus CD of live material. Dead Set is essentially the electric brother of the acoustic Reckoning: both of the albums come from the same recorded concerts. It was originally intended for both of the albums to be one double record set, but due to the lengthiness of many of the Grateful Dead's electric tunes, it was decided to release the material separately. The album is also well-known for its iconic cover featuring an Uncle Sam skeleton perched on the Marin Headlands looking at the view of San Francisco, with a striking twilight sky reflecting off the bay.

Anagrams for dead set »

  1. steaded

  2. deadest

  3. sedated


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dead set in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dead set in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John McCain:

    I think it's a dark day in the history of the United States Senate. It's going to happen. It's interesting that Republicans were dead set against it when my former colleague Harry Reid invoked it with the judges, but now it seems to be OK.

  2. Nicola Lindson-Hawley:

    Health care workers should offer abrupt quitting first, but if that is not an option, gradual quitting can be a second-line approach, we understand that people might be dead set against quitting abruptly so if the only way they would consider quitting is gradually then the results of this trial suggest it shouldn't be ruled out.

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