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Definition of "setting" []

  • The position, direction, or way in which something, such as an automatic control, is set. (noun)
  • The context and environment in which a situation is set; the background. (noun)
  • The time, place, and circumstances in which a narrative, drama, or film takes place. (noun)
  • Music A composition written or arranged to fit a text, such as a poetical work. (noun)
  • A mounting, as for a jewel. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "setting" in a sentence
  • "The current get_option function can be modified to match $setting against a regular expression to see if the setting being fetched is namespaced."
  • "$setting against a regular expression to see if the setting being fetched is namespaced."
  • "If the setting is not namespaced, and it’s not found, try looking for ‘core:_wp_:$setting’ as a last resort."