Updated: April 27, 2016
Applies To: Windows PowerShell
Specifies an action that replaces data on an existing resource or creates a resource that contains some data. For example, the Set-Date cmdlet changes the system time on the local computer. (The New verb can also be used to create a resource.)
Assembly: System.Management.Automation (in System.Management.Automation.dll)
The verb portion of a cmdlet name specifies the action that is taken by the cmdlet and is specified by the Cmdlet attribute. For more information about the declaration syntax that is used to specify the Cmdlet attribute, see Cmdlet Attribute Declaration.
For more information about the guidelines for selecting verb names, see Approved Verbs for Windows PowerShell Commands.