set forth

set forth
verb
1. state (Freq. 15)
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set forth one's reasons

Syn: ↑expound, ↑exposit
Derivationally related forms: ↑exposition (for: ↑exposit)
Hypernyms:
Hyponyms: ↑describe, ↑depict, ↑draw, ↑premise
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

2. leave
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The family took off for Florida

Syn:
depart, ↑part, ↑start, ↑start out, ↑set off, ↑set out, ↑take off
See Also: ↑part with (for: ↑part)
Derivationally related forms: ↑takeoff (for: ↑take off), ↑parting (for: ↑part), ↑departure (for: ↑depart), ↑departer (for: ↑depart)
Hypernyms: ↑leave, ↑go forth, ↑go away
Hyponyms:
Verb Frames:
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Something ——s

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Somebody ——s

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Somebody ——s PP

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The children set forth to the playground

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begin a journey or trip

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set forth — see set, 1
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Main Entry:forth
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set forth [phrasal verb]
1 literary : to begin a journey

We will set forth [=set out] at dawn.

2 set forth (something) or set (something) forth formal : to explain or describe (something) in an organized way

The author sets forth [=states] the book's premise in its first two pages.

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Main Entry:set

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ˌset ˈforth derived
(literary) to start a journey
Main entry:setderived

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