setout

noun set·out \ ˈset-ˌau̇t \

Definition of setout

Examples of setout in a Sentence

  1. the setout of the stations at the polling place was a little confusing

First Known Use of setout

circa 1807


set out

verb

Definition of set out

transitive verb
1 a :to arrange and present graphically or systematically
b :to mark out (something, such as a design) :lay out the plan of
2 :to state, describe, or recite at length
  • distributed copies of a pamphlet setting out his ideas in full
  • —S. F. Mason
3 :to begin with a definite purpose :intend, undertake
intransitive verb
:to start out on a course, a journey, or a career
  • set out across the country

Examples of set out in a Sentence

  1. in his inaugural address, the president set out his vision for the nation over the next four years

First Known Use of set out

14th century



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