set out

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To start an activity with the intention of finishing it

Many young people set out to change the world.

To go out, leave

I had been calling Nobs in the meantime and was about to set out in search of him, fearing, to tell the truth, to do so lest I find him mangled and dead among the trees of the acacia grove, when he suddenly emerged from among the boles, his ears flattened, his tail between his legs and his body screwed into a suppliant S. He was unharmed except for minor bruises; but he was the most chastened dog I have ever seen.

To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing

This contract sets out all the terms of the agreement as we discussed.

If you set out to do something, you start trying to do it. He has achieved what he set out to do three years ago
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"
leave; "The family took off for Florida"
If you set things out, you arrange or display them somewhere. Set out the cakes attractively, using lacy doilies. = arrange
begin to pursue a certain goal or direction; undertake, attempt; begin a journey; lay out in a systematical fashion, arrange; plant; display for sale or exhibition
lay out in a line
When you set out, you start a journey. When setting out on a long walk, always wear suitable boots. = set off
If you set out a number of facts, beliefs, or arguments, you explain them in writing or speech in a clear, organized way. He has written a letter to The Times setting out his views
set out to do something
(Ev ile ilgili) Begin doing something that is part of a plan
set out to
went to, began to
set out
lay out in a line
set out
leave; "The family took off for Florida"
set out
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"
setout
that which is displayed
setout
an outset
setout
a display or spread
setout
A display, as of plate, equipage, etc
set out

    Silbentrennung

    SET out

    Türkische aussprache

    set aut

    Aussprache

    /ˈset ˈout/ /ˈsɛt ˈaʊt/

    Etymologie

    [ 'set ] (verb.) before 12th century. Middle English setten, from Old English settan; akin to Old High German sezzen to set, Old English sittan to sit.

    Gemeinsame Collocations

    set out for, set out in, set out to, set out on

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