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set forth (v.)

verbal phrase, mid-13c. (intrans.), "express openly, present to view or consideration, make fully known;" c. 1400 as "leave, begin a journey" (set out in the same sense is from late 14c.); see set (v.) + forth (adv.). The notion of set involved in it is "proceed in a specified direction," hence begin to move" (attested from late Old English). From late 14c. as "prepare and send out, issue" (a commandment, etc.). Of a price from 1520s. Intransitive sense of "go, advance, begin to march" is from mid-14c.

updated on June 17, 2022

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Definitions of set forth from WordNet

set forth (v.)
state;
set forth one's reasons
Synonyms: expound / exposit
set forth (v.)
leave;
Synonyms: depart / part / start / start out / set off / set out / take off
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