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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SETTING FORTH

And now they say that we may look for his setting forth this next year.

He, like the former, made earnest entreaty to prevent me from setting forth.

His whole life should now be devoted to setting forth the wonders of His grace.

Persistence in setting forth the national importance of Eugenics.

Elsie had devoted her day to setting forth the Hut to advantage.

As they arrived, Capizucca was just setting forth for the field.

I should have to write a volume if I would go on setting forth my doubts.

No use in setting forth the facts, the palpable right and wrong.

It is the hiding of self and the setting forth the character and ways of God.

Exposition is a statement, an explanation, or a setting forth.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English settan (transitive) "cause to sit, put in some place, fix firmly; build, found; appoint, assign," from Proto-Germanic *(bi)satjan "to cause to sit, set" (cf. Old Norse setja, Swedish sätta, Old Saxon settian, Old Frisian setta, Dutch zetten, German setzen, Gothic satjan), causative form of PIE *sod-, variant of *sed- "to sit" (see sit (v.)). Also cf. set (n.2).

Intransitive sense from c.1200, "be seated." Used in many disparate senses by Middle English; sense of "make or cause to do, act, or be; start" and that of "mount a gemstone" attested by mid-13c. Confused with sit since early 14c. Of the sun, moon, etc., "to go down," recorded from c.1300, perhaps from similar use of the cognates in Scandinavian languages. To set (something) on "incite to attack" (c.1300) originally was in reference to hounds and game.

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