set out

set out
Synonyms and related words:
adorn, align, allocate, allot, apportion, arrange, array, be off, bear, bear for, bear up for, bear up to, beautify, bedeck, bedizen, begin, blast away, blast off, blazon, blueprint, break for, chart, collocate, color, commence, compose, conceive, couch, couch in terms, dandify, dash for, deal, deal out, deck, deck out, decorate, diagram, dispose, distribute, dive in, dizen, doll up, dress, dress up, embellish, emblazon, embody in words, embroider, enrich, express, fall to, fig out, fix, fix up, formularize, formulate, frame, furbish, garnish, get off, get to, give expression to, give words to, go ahead, go for, go forth, grace, graph, gussy up, head, head into, hit for, issue, issue forth, jump off, kick off, lay for, lay off, lay out, light out, line, line up, make, make for, make up to, map, map out, mark off, mark out, marshal, ornament, outset, outstart, paint, paragraph, parcel out, phrase, pitch in, place, plan, plot, plot out, plunge into, prank, prank up, preen, present, prettify, primp, primp up, prink, prink up, put, put forth, put in words, rally, range, redecorate, redo, refurbish, regiment, rhetorize, run for, sail for, sally, sally forth, send off, set about, set forth, set forward, set in, set off, set out for, set sail, set to, sketch, sketch out, smarten, smarten up, space, spruce up, start, start in, start off, start out, state, steer for, strike out, style, take, take off, titivate, trick out, trick up, trim, turn to, word

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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