ge-settan
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Verb
Verb Class: Weak
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
ge-settan
p. -sette; pp. -seted, -set, -sett To set, put, fix, confirm, restore, appoint, decree, settle, possess, occupy, place together, compose, make, compare, expose, allay Ða apostolas hie gesetton on ðæm fægran neorxna wange the apostles placed her in the fair paradise, Blickl. Homl. 143, 25: Exon. 28 a; Th. 85, 13; Cri. 1390: Ps. Spl. 18, 5. Hie on God ǽnne heora hyht gesetton they should put their trust in God alone, Blickl. Homl. 185, 15. Naman gesettan to give a name, 197, 29. He wæs to bóclícre láre gesett he was put to book-learning, Shrn. 12, 16. Ðǽr is dryhtnes folc geseted to symle there is the Lord's folk set to the feast, Rood Kmbl. 279; Kr. 141. Ðæt hí hine Gode gesettan to present him to God, Lk. Bos. 2, 22. Under anweald gesett sub potestate constitutus, 7, 8: 3, 13. Hwonne he ðisse worlde ende gesettan wolde when he meant to fix the end of this world, Blickl. Homl. 119, 9: 27, 24. Ǽnne of heora aldormannum to bisceope he hint gesette he appointed one of their chief men as their bishop, 247, 31: Chr. 604; Erl. 20, 21. He Isaace wíf gesette he fixed upon a wife for Isaac, Gen. 24, 11. Heora gewinn mid ðam swíðe gesettan therewith greatly confirmed their hostility, Ors. 5, 10; Bos. 109, 5, note. Wilt ðú on ðas tíd gesettan Israhéla folca ríce si in tempore hoc restitues regnum Israel? Blickl. Homl. 117, 11. Gesete restitue, Ps. Spl. 34, 20. Hí him gesetton ðæt hyra án látteów wǽre they decreed for themselves that there should be one leader of them, Ors. 2, 4; Bos. 42, 26: Shrn. 112, 18: Blickl. Homl. 193, 3: 61, 27. Dóm gesettan to judge, Gen. 18, 25. Gesette ýðum heora omrihtne ryne he appointed the waves their proper course, Cd. 8; Th. 10, 34; Gen. 166. He gefór ða burg and hét hie gesettan ǽgðer ge mid Engliscum mannum ge mid Deniscum he gained the town and ordered it to be occupied by both English and Danes, Chr. 922; El. 108, 31: 886; Erl. 84, 26: Mt. Bos. 21, 33, 41: Ors. 3, 5; Bos. 56, 35. Ealne norþ-dǽl ðysses eálondes genóman and gesetton omnem aquilonalem insulæ partem capessunt, Bd. 1, 12; S. 481, 18: Blickl. Homl. 79, 26. Heora, éðel on heofenum sceolde eft gebúen and geseted weorðan mid hálgum sáwlum their home in heaven should again be inhabited and peopled with holy souls, 121, 33. Seó landbúnes is swíðost cýpemonnum geseted hæc colonia est maxime negotiatorum, Nar. 33, 15. Gesettaþ possidebit, Ps. Spl. C. 68, 42: 78, 12: 82, 11. Of láme ic ðé leoðe gesette of loam I formed thee limbs, Exon. 28 a; Th. 84, 31; Cri. 1380: 33 a; Th. 105, 12; Gú. 22. Ðú gesettest sunnan and mónan tu fecisti solem et lunam, Ps. Th. 73, 16. Ic ðé gesette manegra þeóda fæder a father of many nations have I made thee, Gen. 17, 5: Homl. Th. ii. 136, 23. Ðæt tempel towearp æfter feówer hund geárum ðæs ðe hit gesett wæs he destroyed the temple four hundred years after it was built, Swt. A. S. Rdr. 68, 374. Swá hwæt swá ic ðé gehét eal ic hit gesette whatsoever I have promised thee I will do it all, Blickl. Homl. 147, 8. Seó tunge ðe swá monig hálwende word on ðæs scyppendes lof gesette illa lingua quæ tot salutaria verba in laudem conditoris composuerat, Bd. 4, 24; S. 599, 11: Bt. 2; Fox 4, 7. Ða bóc ic gesette I composed the book, Guthl. prol; Gdwin. 2, 8: Homl. Th. i. 70, 7: Th. Apol. 28, 13. Hiora birhto ne biþ to gesettanne wiþ ðære sunnan leóht their brightness is not to be compared with the sun's light, Bt. Met. Fox 6, 13; Met. 6, 7. Ðæt ðis ǽfre gesett sprǽc wǽre that this should be a suit finally settled, Th. Ch. 203, 4. Ðone storm he gesette and gestilde tempestatem sedaverit, Bd. 5, 1; S. 613, 8. Ðæt he ðæt yrre gesette to allay their anger, Ors. 4, 11; Bos. 98, 2: Beo. Th. 4062; B. 2029. Ða earman ceasterwaran wǽron to hungre gesette the miserable citizens were exposed to famine, Bd. 1, 12; S. 481, 28. Ðæt land sum hit is to gafole gesett some of the land is let, Cod. Dipl. Kmbl. iii. 450, 19, 12.
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