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Synonyms for setting

Synonyms for (noun) setting

Synonyms: mise en scene, setting, stage setting Definition: arrangement of scenery and properties to represent the place where a play or movie is enacted

Similar words: stage Definition: a large platform on which people can stand and can be seen by an audience Usage: he clambered up onto the stage and got the actors to help him into the box

Synonyms: mount, setting Definition: a mounting consisting of a piece of metal (as in a ring or other jewelry) that holds a gem in place Usage: the diamond was in a plain gold mount

Similar words: mounting Definition: framework used for support or display

Synonyms: place setting, setting Definition: a table service for one person Usage: a place setting of sterling flatware

Similar words: service, table service Definition: tableware consisting of a complete set of articles (silver or dishware) for use at table

Synonyms: setting, scene Definition: the context and environment in which something is set Usage: the perfect setting for a ghost story

Similar words: environment, environs, surround, surroundings Definition: the area in which something exists or lives Usage: the country--the flat agricultural surround

Synonyms: setting Definition: the physical position of something Usage: he changed the setting on the thermostat

Similar words: position, place Definition: the particular portion of space occupied by something Usage: he put the lamp back in its place

Synonyms: setting, context, circumstance Definition: the set of facts or circumstances that surround a situation or event Usage: the historical context

Similar words: environment Definition: the totality of surrounding conditions Usage: he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room

Synonyms: setting, scope, background Definition: the state of the environment in which a situation exists Usage: you can't do that in a university setting

Similar words: environment Definition: the totality of surrounding conditions Usage: he longed for the comfortable environment of his living room