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

3 senses of set out

Sense 1
get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence -- (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")

Sense 2
range, array, lay out, set out -- (lay out orderly or logically in a line or as if in a line; "lay out the clothes"; "lay out the arguments")
       => arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

Sense 3
depart, part, start, start out, set forth, set off, set out, take off -- (leave; "The family took off for Florida")
       => leave, go forth, go away -- (go away from a place; "At what time does your train leave?"; "She didn't leave until midnight"; "The ship leaves at midnight")

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