II. Prospective Volition
2. Subservience to ends; precursory measures
[Verbs] undertake; engage in, embark in; launch into, plunge into; volunteer; apprentice oneself to; engage (promise) [more]; contract [more]; take upon oneself, take upon one's shoulders; devote oneself to (determination) [more].
take up, take in hand; tackle; set about, go about; set to, fall to, set to work; launch forth; set up shop; put in hand, put in execution; set forward; break the neck of a business, be in, for; put one's hand to, put one's foot in; betake oneself to, turn one's hand to, go to do; begin [more]; broach, institute (originate) [more]; put one's hand to the plow, lay one's hand to the plow, put one's shoulder to the wheel.
[Adjectives] undertaking; on the anvil [more].