What is another word for set against?

151 synonyms found


[ sˈɛt ɐɡˈɛnst], [ sˈɛt ɐɡˈɛnst], [ s_ˈɛ_t ɐ_ɡ_ˈɛ_n_s_t]

Synonyms for Set against:

How to use "Set against" in context?

When you set something against another thing, it is holding them in a position of comparison. This can be used to determine their importance, feasibility or usefulness. You can also use it as a metaphor for when something is in opposition to something else.

For example, you may say that your car was set against the snowy terrain when you drove down the hill. The car was in opposition to the terrain, and it was holding you back. Similarly, when you are setting goals for yourself, you may set a goal against a more important goal. This will help you stay focused.

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