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verb (adverb) formal, or archaic
(tr) to state, express, or utterhe set forth his objections
(intr) to start out on a journeythe expedition set forth on the first of July
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set forth

1

Also, put forth. Start a journey, as in We plan to set forth at daybreak, or They put forth for France tomorrow. [c. 1400]

2

Present for consideration; also, express in words, as in She set forth a very sensible plan, or We need to set forth our ideas clearly. [Early 1500s]

3

See put forth, def. 3.

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