get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence(verb)
take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
"We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now"
bug out, take, pop, make, mystify, experience, develop, put down, draw, array, have, become, sustain, protrude, jump, initiate, receive, scram, take off, bulge, go, stimulate, sire, lead off, bulge out, drive, engender, startle, fix, pay back, get under one's skin, stick, suffer, beat, swallow, set about, get down, father, go about, incur, contract, dispirit, bring forth, grow, get going, come out, dumbfound, stupefy, start, depress, light, cast down, originate, take up, bring, bewilder, mother, induce, range, buzz off, catch, write down, bugger off, obtain, beget, puzzle, flummox, get, deject, generate, capture, find, amaze, get off, baffle, produce, approach, pop out, attempt, start out, pose, vex, embark on, aim, let, set forth, perplex, arrest, gravel, begin, let down, fetch, depart, set down, commence, part, dismount, arrive, convey, set off, acquire, come, lower, bring down, dismay, pay off, undertake, unhorse, demoralise, cause, lay out, start up, demoralize, take down, nonplus
range, array, lay out, set out(verb)
lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
"lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"
roll, vagabond, set about, rank, ramble, get, set up, range, run, commence, stray, rove, get down, present, take off, place, browse, part, array, graze, cast, straddle, pasture, wander, depart, set off, grade, represent, lay out, start, begin, swan, align, tramp, crop, rate, set forth, drift, set, start out, order, roam
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)
"The family took off for Florida"
cancel, take leave, start, initiate, offset, exposit, set about, go away, get, start out, explode, spark, get going, range, take time off, split up, lift off, incite, commence, expound, get down, take off, break up, bulge, detonate, lay out, divide, instigate, trigger off, activate, part, vary, array, pull up stakes, trigger, get off the ground, embark on, originate, split, pop out, trip, separate, bulge out, deduct, go, depart, lead off, set off, actuate, diverge, sidetrack, digress, start up, pop, bug out, begin, spark off, touch off, startle, bring out, leave, jump, disunite, blow up, set forth, subtract, break, deviate, protrude, come out, straggle, stir up, take up, quit
English Synonyms and Antonyms
We set or set out slips, cuttings, young trees, etc., tho we may also be said to plant them; we plant corn, potatoes, etc., which we put in definite places, as in hills, with some care; we sow wheat or other small grains and seeds which are scattered in the process. Tho by modern agricultural machinery the smaller grains are almost as precisely planted as corn, the old word for broadcast scattering is retained. Land is seeded or seeded down to grass.
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How to use set out in a sentence?
All the kids are talking, saying, ‘Hey, they set out to do it on purpose,’.
What we actually set out to do was to make something really different, unique and offer a very different experience to what you normally see in video games.
In the coming weeks I will set out (how) to take our economy through this period of uncertainty, to get the economy growing strongly across all parts, to deal with Britain's long-standing productivity problem, to create more well-paid jobs, to negotiate the best terms for Britain's departure from the EU and to forge a new role for ourselves in the world.
The fact that my mama has been a constant feature on the scene has provided that sense, I think, of continuity in a time of immense change, i suppose when you first set out you don't think about how long things might go on for, but the queen has provided an amazing record of devotion, dedication and commitment.
The defendant here set out to terrorize people.
Translations for set out
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- vydat se, vypravit seCzech
- määritellä, lähteä matkaan, ryhtyä, yksilöidäFinnish
- commencer, expliquerFrench
- प्रस्थान करनाHindi
- andare fuori, spiegare, illustrare, esplicare, uscireItalian
- uiteenzetten, gaan, starten, verlaten, beginnen, uitzettenDutch
- устанавливать, отправляться, отправитьсяRussian
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