set forth

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v set forth state "set forth one's reasons"
    • v set forth leave "The family took off for Florida"
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Set forth to exhibit, display: to praise, recommend: to publish:
    • Set forth (B.) to set off to advantage: to set out on a journey
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Quotations

  • Lydia M. Child
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    “A reformer is one who sets forth cheerfully toward sure defeat.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. settan; cog. with Ger. setzen, Ice. setja, Goth. satjan; settan is the weak causative of sittan, to sit.

Usage

In literature:

So he set forth again to the Public Garden, but there a great shock awaited him.
"Jewel's Story Book" by Clara Louise Burnham
Achilles this, in honor of his friend, Set forth, the swiftest runner's recompense.
"The Iliad of Homer" by Homer
And having set forth on the way he found in his journey a poor man, to whom, as he asked an alms of him, he made over his cloak.
"The Latin & Irish Lives of Ciaran" by Anonymous
He set forth upon one of the long rambles which were a prized part of life.
"Foes" by Mary Johnston
The express, carrying nearly four hundred pounds of gold dust, set forth over the steep road.
"The Killer" by Stewart Edward White
Another account sets forth, however, that he was slain by a boar.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
Take your bow at once, enter my heavenly chariot, and set forth for victory.
"Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works" by Kåalidåasa
So you see that love to the neighbor, such as the law of Christ sets forth, implies supreme love to God.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
His life that was adorned with virtue is more fully set forth in the DIALOGUS NOVITIORUM.
"The Chronicle of the Canons Regular of Mount St. Agnes" by Thomas a Kempis
We got, instead, a dry relation of the facts which have already been set forth in this history.
"Oscar Wilde, Volume 1 (of 2)" by Frank Harris
The vastness of the Congo, toward which he had so jauntily set forth, now weighed upon his soul.
"Once Upon A Time" by Richard Harding Davis
This is a two-page article in which is set forth a classification of the Pueblo Indians from linguistic considerations.
"Indian Linguistic Families Of America, North Of Mexico" by John Wesley Powell
After that we will gird our loins, and set forth early on Saturday.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
We have now set forth some of the important facts exhibited by the stellar universe.
"Outlines of the Earth's History" by Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
In a few days the flotilla set forth.
"Our Navy in the War" by Lawrence Perry
The bishop first set forth the case, and advised Francis to simply give up all his property.
"Life of St. Francis of Assisi" by Paul Sabatier
But it is time to set forth the plot in more detail.
"The Growth of English Drama" by Arnold Wynne
Master Gresham and his company set forth the next morning at an early hour.
"The Golden Grasshopper" by W.H.G. Kingston
The true-hearted Knight fell into the trap, and, dazzled with the thought of fresh adventures, agreed to set forth.
"The Seven Champions of Christendom" by W. H. G. Kingston
To-morrow a company of us will set forth and conquer him and all his people.
"King Arthur and His Knights" by Maude L. Radford
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In poetry:

As rays of light from yonder sun,
The flowers of earth set free,
So life and light and love came forth
From Christ living in me.
"Christ Liveth in Me" by Daniel Webster Moody
See him set forth before your eyes,
That precious, bleeding sacrifice!
His offered benefits embrace,
And freely now be saved by grace.
"Come, Sinners, to the Gospel Feast" by Charles Wesley
Oh, it was Sir Frederick Hamilton's men
Set forth to smite and slay,
And it was a son of the bog and fen
That guided them on their way!
"Ballad Of Protestant’s Leap" by Clinton Scollard
Look! the sun is circling north,
soon it will shine above you!
Would that I once more might set forth,
with one more chance to love you!
"Quatrains" by Jonas Hallgrimsson
A moment staunched, then forth again.
Ah, not alone you climb the steep
To set your loving burden down
Against the mighty knees of sleep.
"A Seamark" by Bliss William Carman
The Lamb, the Dove, set forth
His perfect innocence,
Whose blood, of matchless worth,
Should be the soul's defence:
For he who can for sin atone,
Must have no failings of his own.
"Old-Testament Gospel" by John Newton

In news:

This year Teddy set forth a goal to win the Triple Crown.
In setting forth major changes in the kinds of nuclear weapons the United States builds, and in their kinds of targets, a secret report to Congress describes in detail the military gains the Pentagon is seeking.
This could be used to set up an automated schedule for exporting files to another format, batch print a set of files, and so forth.
On its first page "The Emperor of All Maladies" sets forth its intention: to be a definitive history of how cancer has been understood, treated, feared and politicized throughout all of recorded human history.
The Human Space Flight Plans Committee is sharply criticizing long-term strategy set forth for NASA.
This letter is to set forth the facts about my family and their devotion and commitment to St Augustine.
They set forth the basic terms, to which he agreed.
The duties of the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Alabama are set forth in the Code of Alabama.
"He had a mission set forth to really take the lives of people within that mall," Clackamas County Sheriff Craig Robert said.
Must be able to work within the policies and procedures set forth by Hubbard Radio St Louis EOE.
The document sets forth which metrics will generate payment after Oct 1, 2012.
In an interview Wednesday, Gov Bobby Jindal confirmed that he is set to formally reject the health care exchange set forth in the Affordable Health Care Act.
To qualify as a Master Elite Contractor, I've met the stringent standards set forth by GAF-ELK, North America's largest roofing manufacturer.
The Great Stagnation is an e-book available only on the Internet at a modest price, with a condensed argument set forth in a mere 15,000 words.
In his election-year State of the Union address, President Obama set forth a long list of domestic economic proposals, many of which centered on jobs and changing the tax code.
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In science:

All plan-sets are computed for the whole Dallas/Forth-Worth area which means that all routes have to be restricted to the study area if only that portion of the map is simulated.
Experiences with a simplified microsimulation for the Dallas/Fort Worth area
The ηω -sets are just the dense linear orderings without endpoints, and Hausdorff invented the famous “back and forth” method to show that any two ηα -sets of cardinality α are order isomorphic.
A Survey of Ultraproduct Constructions in General Topology
The calculation we are leaving out here may be viewed as a mild test of the conjecture set forth in the introduction to this paper.
Pure eigenstates for the sum of generators of the free group
Subsequent X and Y pulses are then executed with respect to the new reference frame (e.g. X in the new frame corresonds to Y in the old frame, and so forth), and the receiver phase is also set with respect to the new software frame.
Experimental Quantum Computation with Nuclear Spins in Liquid Solution
In Section 5 we study instances of the uncertain CSP model and their properties, and set forth efficient generic means to solve the models.
Certainty Closure: Reliable Constraint Reasoning with Incomplete or Erroneous Data
In 5-dimensional spacetime of general curvature, we introduce 5 coordinate frame vectors ga, the indices follow the conventions set forth in Appendix A.
Can physics laws be derived from monogenic functions?
Specifically, an element of X0 is assigned to a point, an element of X1 is assigned to a geometric 1-simplex, and so forth, where identifications are given by the face maps of the simplicial set.
A survey of (\infty, 1)-categories
The program Kac set forth in was to investigate the behavior of solutions of (8) in terms of the behavior of solutions of the the Kac master equation (1).
Entropy and chaos in the Kac model
However, according to the rules set forth in section 2.2, these results will have to be published before they can be included in our averages.
Review of lattice results concerning low energy particle physics
Correlation testing provides a quick method of discriminating amongst potential terms to include in a nuclear mass formula or functional and is a necessary tool for further nuclear mass models; however a firm mathematical foundation of the method has not been previously set forth.
Correlations Tests in Nuclear Mass Model Development
The mathematical foundation for the correlation test as an indication of linear independence is set forth here.
Correlations Tests in Nuclear Mass Model Development
However, there exist Bayesian-frequentist hybrids known as “Bayesian P-values”; Gelman (2003) sets forth a particularly appealing formulation.
Significance testing without truth
For the second component, we review the formalism for analyzing mass matrix CP violation, first set forth by Ecker et al. (1987b) and Ecker et al. (1988).
Report of the Working Group on Goldstone Boson Production and Decay
Several alternatives were discussed in a review article in 1980 and a model was set forth by Sunyaev in the same year based on the idea that Compton scattering between photons and electrons induce a change in their frequency through the Doppler effect.
The Sunyaev-Zel'dovich effect revisited
These quantities, and the parameter c (asymptotic value of k/N where k is the number of particles in the ensemble) are presumed to satisfy the same basic assumptions set forth in § 1.1.1 and the simplifying assumptions set forth in § 2.1.2.
Uniform Asymptotics for Polynomials Orthogonal With Respect to a General Class of Discrete Weights and Universality Results for Associated Ensembles
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