- preparations, especially for beginning a journey.
- start or outset.
- things set or laid out for use or display, as food on a table.
- getup or outfit.
- an entertaining event.
Origin of setout
First recorded in 1800–10; noun use of verb phrase set out
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Historical Examples of setout
As soon as the victims proved favourable they all setout, the Arcadians following with the rest.Anabasis