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