Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To set oneself against; oppose; resist.
  • v. To be set against.
  • v. To set (a place) with an ambush.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To set against; to oppose.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To set against; resist; oppose; withstand.

Etymologies

From Middle English withsetten ("to resist, set against"), from Old English wiþsettan ("to resist; condemn"), from wiþ- ("against") + settan ("to place, set") (Wiktionary)

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