set out

Definitions of set out
  1. verb
    lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
    synonyms: array, lay out, range
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    compart
    lay out in parts according to a plan
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    arrange, set up
    put into a proper or systematic order
  2. verb
    take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    synonyms: begin, commence, get, get down, set about, start, start out
    begin
    begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language
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    end, terminate
    bring to an end or halt
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    recommence
    begin again
    strike out
    set out on a course of action
    fall
    begin vigorously
    jump off
    set off quickly, usually with success
    get to
    arrive at the point of
    auspicate
    commence in a manner calculated to bring good luck
    attack
    set to work upon; turn one's energies vigorously to a task
    break in
    start in a certain activity, enterprise, or role
    launch, plunge
    begin with vigor
    come on
    occur or become available
    embark, enter
    set out on (an enterprise or subject of study)
    bestir oneself, get cracking, get going, get moving, get rolling, get started, get weaving
    start to be active
    take up
    pursue or resume
  3. verb
    leave
    synonyms: depart, part, set forth, set off, start, start out, take off
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    lift off, take off
    depart from the ground
    roar off
    leave
    blaze, blaze out
    move rapidly and as if blazing
    sally forth, sally out
    set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner
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    go away, go forth, leave
    go away from a place
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