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  • 21set out — verb a) To explain something, or give exact details, usually in writing. This contract sets out all the terms of the agreement as we discussed. b) To go out, leave. Tomorrow we set out for America …

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  • 22set out in — phr verb Set out in is used with these nouns as the object: ↑detail …

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  • 23set out on — phr verb Set out on is used with these nouns as the object: ↑expedition, ↑journey, ↑quest, ↑voyage …

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  • 24set out — place where you can see it, put where it can be used    Tomorrow we go to the lake, so set out your swim suit and towel …

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  • 25set out to — plan to, hope to    What did you set out to do? I wanted to change the world …

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  • 26set out — To recite or narrate facts or circumstances; to allege or aver; to describe or to incorporate; as, to set out a deed or contract …

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  • 27set out — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. initiate, start, commence; see begin 2 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) verb 1. To go about the initial step in doing (something): approach, begin, commence, embark, enter, get off, inaugurate, initiate, institute, launch, lead… …

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  • 28set-out — n. (Colloq.) 1. Preparations. 2. Clique, set, company. 3. Equipage, turn out, display …

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  • 29set out — 1》 begin a journey. 2》 aim or intend to do something. → set …

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  • 30set out — I. (Active.) 1. Adorn, decorate, embellish. 2. Allot, assign. 3. Publish, proclaim, issue. 4. Raise, equip, furnish. 5. Show, display, recommend. 6. Show, prove. 7. Recite, state. II …

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  • 31set out — To start on a journey. To commence work upon a project to be accomplished. To set forth. To allege verbatim; to recite the very words of a document in a pleading. First Nat. Bank of Chadron v Engelbercht, 58 Neb 639, 641, 79 NW 556 …

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  • 32set out — 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 …

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  • 33set out — to lower a net or line into the water …

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  • 34set out to — went to, began to …

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  • 35set out (something) — 1. to give the details of or explain something, esp. in writing. Your contract sets out the terms and conditions of your employment. 2. to put something in a particular place. The waiter cleared the table and set out silverware for their next… …

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  • 36set out your stall — set out (your) stall British & Australian to show other people that you are determined to do something. We ve set out our stall to win the championship and we ll be disappointed if we don t …

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  • 37set out stall — set out (your) stall British & Australian to show other people that you are determined to do something. We ve set out our stall to win the championship and we ll be disappointed if we don t …

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  • 38set out to do something — set out to (do something) to begin doing something that is part of a plan. When Mary set out to become a writer, she had no idea how difficult it would be to earn a living …

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  • 39set out one's stall — ► set out one s stall display one s abilities or attributes. Main Entry: ↑set …

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  • 40set out your stall — british phrase to show your intentions or abilities clearly The politicians were setting out their stalls for the election. Thesaurus: to make plans or arrangementssynonym Main entry: stall …

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