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 Dictionary entry overview: What does set forth mean? 

SET FORTH (verb)
  The verb SET FORTH has 2 senses:

1. state
2. leave

  Familiarity information: SET FORTH used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

SET FORTH (verb)

Sense 1set forth [BACK TO TOP]



Classified under:

Verbs of telling, asking, ordering, singing


exposit; set forth; expound

Context example:

set forth one's reasons

Hypernyms (to "set forth" is one way to...):

dilate; elaborate; enlarge; expand; expatiate; exposit; expound; flesh out; lucubrate (add details, as to an account or idea; clarify the meaning of and discourse in a learned way, usually in writing)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "set forth"):

depict; describe; draw (give a description of)

premise (set forth beforehand, often as an explanation)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

Sense 2set forth [BACK TO TOP]



Classified under:

Verbs of walking, flying, swimming


take off; set off; start out; set forth; part; depart; set out; start

Context example:

The family took off for Florida

Hypernyms (to "set forth" is one way to...):

go away; go forth; leave (go away from a place)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "set forth"):

lift off; take off (depart from the ground)

roar off (leave)

blaze; blaze out (move rapidly and as if blazing)

sally forth; sally out (set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner)

Sentence frames:

Something ----s
Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s PP

Sentence example:

The children set forth to the playground

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