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Overview of verb set_about

The verb set about has 3 senses

  • set about, go about, approach -- (begin to deal with; "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project")

  • undertake, set about, attempt -- (enter upon an activity or enterprise)

  • get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence -- (take the first step or steps in carrying out an action; "We began working at dawn"; "Who will start?"; "Get working as soon as the sun rises!"; "The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia"; "He began early in the day"; "Let's get down to work now")