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English verb: set forth

1. set forth (communication) state


SamplesSet forth one's reasons.


Synonymsexposit, expound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)dilate, elaborate, enlarge, expand, expatiate, exposit, expound, flesh out, lucubrate


Narrower (hyponym)depict, describe, draw, premise

2. set forth (motion) leave


SamplesThe family took off for Florida.


ExamplesThe children set forth to the playground


Synonymsdepart, part, set off, set out, start, start out, take off


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s PP


Broader (hypernym)go away, go forth, leave


Narrower (hyponym)blaze, blaze out, lift off, roar off, sally forth, sally out, take off









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