set for

set (something) for (something)

To input a particular setting or value into something else. You'll need to set the washing machine for 90 degrees to properly disinfect those sheets. I closed the oven door and set the timer for 35 minutes.
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set (something) to music

To arrange for a piece of music to accompany something. Often used in passive constructions. I actually think that scene in the film would have worked much better had it not been set to music. The way I create songs is to first write a poem and then set it to music.
See also: music, set

set something for something

to adjust something for a particular setting. I set the thermostat for a lower temperature. Please set the air conditioning for about 75 degrees.
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References in classic literature ?
Beneath the second dial he found the steel pin severed as in the other, but the controlling mechanism had first been set for a point upon the western hemisphere.
13 : to cover and warm eggs to hatch them <The hen set for days.
A typical compound set for pectoral muscles might be bench presses immediately followed with dumbbell flys, chair or bar dips, and concluding with incline dumbbell presses--a truly massive set comprising 4 nonstop exercises.
And the stage was set for full provision of musical settings for the liturgies, with a completion goal of July 4, 1976.