What does inset mean?

Definitions for insetˈɪnˌsɛt; ɪnˈsɛt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word inset.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. inset(noun)

    a small picture inserted within the bounds or a larger one

  2. insert, inset(noun)

    an artifact that is inserted or is to be inserted

  3. gusset, inset(verb)

    a piece of material used to strengthen or enlarge a garment

  4. inset(verb)

    set or place in


  1. inset(Noun)

    a smaller thing set into a larger thing; such as a small picture inside a larger one

  2. inset(Noun)

    anything inserted

  3. inset(Noun)

    a small piece of material used to strengthen a garment

  4. inset(Verb)

    to insert something

  5. inset(Verb)

    to add an inset to something

Webster Dictionary

  1. Inset(verb)

    to infix

  2. Inset(noun)

    that which is inserted or set in; an insertion

  3. Inset(noun)

    one or more separate leaves inserted in a volume before binding; as: (a) A portion of the printed sheet in certain sizes of books which is cut off before folding, and set into the middle of the folded sheet to complete the succession of paging; -- also called offcut. (b) A page or pages of advertisements inserted

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Inset

    in′set, n. something set in, an insertion, esp. a leaf or leaves inserted in other leaves already folded.—v.t. to set in, to infix or implant.

Anagrams for inset »

  1. niste, nites, set in, sient, snite, stein, Stein, tines, tsine


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of inset in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of inset in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Anuj Somany:

    A netizen speaks normally about one’s life’s first priority or preference through the profile picture; it’s often the person seen therein, but it could also be the product on which s/he lays the hand on or seen as an inset in this selfish and materialistic world.

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