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Synonyms for set out
set out

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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commenceverb

    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 outverb

    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 offverb

    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

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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. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    It's too soon to set out an exact timetable, the new government was only formed ... last Wednesday and Thursday. A negotiating strategy is now being prepared and once that is finalised you will see the formal process begin to start.

  2. Angela Merkel:

    I think we can do it. We will work very quickly, very intensively. That’s what we set out to do, i am optimistic about these talks, but I also know that there is a lot of work ahead of us in the coming days. We are willing to take on the work.

  3. Charles Franklin Kettering:

    It's amazing what ordinary people can do if they set out without preconceived notions.

  4. Mike Pompeo:

    You'll see in the coming days and weeks we are, we're redoubling not only our diplomatic, but our commercial efforts to put real pressure on Iran to achieve what it is we set out for them back in May, the President's decision to withdraw our folks from Syria in no way impacts our capacity to deliver on that.

  5. British Prime Minister David Cameron:

    I firmly support the action that President Hollande has taken to strike ISIL (Islamic State) in Syria and it is my firm conviction that Britain should do so too, later this week, I will set out in parliament our comprehensive strategy for tackling ISIL.


Translations for set out

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  • يArabic
  • vydat se, vypravit seCzech
  • määritellä, yksilöidä, lähteä matkaan, ryhtyäFinnish
  • commencer, expliquerFrench
  • प्रस्थान करनाHindi
  • esplicare, illustrare, uscire, spiegare, andare fuoriItalian
  • uitzetten, uiteenzetten, beginnen, verlaten, starten, gaanDutch
  • отправиться, отправляться, устанавливатьRussian
  • виклавUkrainian

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