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Definition of 'set out'


  1. 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: get down begin get start out start set about commence
       Antonyms: end terminate
  2. lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments"
       Synonyms: range array lay out
  3. leave; "The family took off for Florida"
       Synonyms: depart part start start out set forth set off take off

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