set on - definition and synonyms

phrasal verb [transitive]
present tense
I/you/we/theyset on
he/she/itsets on
present participlesetting on
past tenseset on
past participleset on
  1. 1
    set someone/something on someone/something British to tell a person or animal to attack another person or animal

    Leave now or I’ll set the dogs on you.

  2. 2
    [usually passive] set on someone/something to attack someone or something
See also main entry: set