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Verb: set out  set awt
  1. Take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    - get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, commence
  2. Lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line
    "set out the clothes";
    - range, array, lay out
  3. Head for somewhere else
    "The family set out for Florida";
    - depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, take off

Derived forms: sets out, set out, setting out

See also: set

Type of: arrange, go away, go forth, leave, off [informal], set up