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Synonyms for set out

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  2. 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"

    Synonyms:
    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

  3. depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off(verb)

    leave

    "The family took off for Florida"

    Synonyms:
    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

  1. set out

    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.

    Synonyms:
    plant, seed, seed down, set, sow

    Antonyms:
    eradicate, extirpate, root up, uproot, weed out

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. set out

    Synonyms:
    [active.] adorn, decorate, embellish, set off

  2. set out

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] start, set off

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How to use set out in a sentence?

  1. Andrew Witty:

    By doing so we will strongly position GSK to achieve the medium-term outlook set out to investors last year and deliver a return to core earnings growth in 2016.

  2. Phil Robertson:

    They set out the potential for discrimination on religious grounds and pose the possibility for serious communal tension, now that these laws are on the books, the concern is how they are implemented and enforced.

  3. Chuck Lorre:

    We were reading articles about how kids here and in England were gravitating to STEM fields, both in high school and college, because they’d been impacted by the show, ‘The Big Bang Theory’ actually caused them to look into science and technology and math as career goals. You don’t set out to make a sitcom anticipating you might cause somebody to change their life.

  4. Patrick Honohan:

    There's been resistance from different sources. We are trying to see what can we do to achieve the goals of what we set out, are there any elements that need to be re-looked at? the final decision will be taken on this in the coming days and I wouldn't like to anticipate that, I'm not the only decision maker. I'm hoping my views will actually prevail, I'm sure they will probably.

  5. Mark Hoppus:

    We never set out to write a love letter to California but while we were recording it we just kept finding ourselves referencing very specific California things, california has this endless energy and opportunity and hope and ambition but there's also a dark, twisted side underneath it and that's how the record feels.


Translations for set out

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  • يArabic
  • 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
  • виклавUkrainian

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