Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb set_in_motion

1 sense of set in motion

Sense 1
launch, set in motion -- (get going; give impetus to; "launch a career"; "Her actions set in motion a complicated judicial process")
       => move, displace -- (cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense; "Move those boxes into the corner, please"; "I'm moving my money to another bank"; "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant")

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