set the seal on (something)

set the seal on (something)
put/set the seal on (something) slightly formal to make something certain or complete.

The ambassador's visit set the seal on the trade agreement between the two countries.


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  • set the seal on something — set/put/the seal on something british phrase to make something definite West Indies put the seal on another glorious cricket season with their victory against England. Thesaurus: to become more definite, or to make something more definitesynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set the seal on — Brit formal : to make (something) final or definite The goal set the seal on their victory. [=the goal sealed/assured their victory] • • • Main Entry: ↑seal …   Useful english dictionary

  • put the seal on (something) — put/set the seal on (something) slightly formal to make something certain or complete. The ambassador s visit set the seal on the trade agreement between the two countries …   New idioms dictionary

  • put the seal on something — set/put/the seal on something british phrase to make something definite West Indies put the seal on another glorious cricket season with their victory against England. Thesaurus: to become more definite, or to make something more definitesynonym… …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Seal of Confession —     The Law of the Seal of Confession     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Law of the Seal of Confession     In the Decretum of the Gratian who compiled the edicts of previous councils and the principles of Church law which he published about 1151,… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • To set the fashion — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To set the teeth on edge — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • To set the watch — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • seal — Ⅰ. seal [1] ► NOUN 1) a device or substance used to join two things together or make something impervious. 2) a piece of wax or lead with an individual design stamped into it, attached to a document as a guarantee of authenticity. 3) a… …   English terms dictionary

  • seal — seal1 S3 [si:l] n [Sense: 1; Origin: Old English seolh] [Sense: 2 6; Date: 1100 1200; : Old French; Origin: seel, from Latin sigillum, from signum; SIGN1] 1.) a large sea animal that eats fish and lives around coasts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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