setout

[ set-out ]
/ ˈsɛtˌaʊt /

noun Informal.

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.

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Origin of setout

First recorded in 1800–10; noun use of verb phrase set out
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Example sentences from the Web for setout

  • As soon as the victims proved favourable they all setout, the Arcadians following with the rest.

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