Definition of set in phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


set in

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
(of rain, bad weather, infection, etc.) to begin and seem likely to continue The rain seemed to have set in for the day.

set something in something


set something into something

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[usually passive] to fasten something into a flat surface so that it does not stick out from it a plaque set into the wall
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: set in