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set about


verb
1. begin to deal with (Freq. 3)
- approach a task
- go about a difficult problem
- approach a new project
Syn:
go about, approach
Derivationally related forms:
approach (for: approach)
Hypernyms:
act, move
Hyponyms:
confront, face up, face
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
2. enter upon an activity or enterprise (Freq. 1)
Syn:
undertake, attempt
Derivationally related forms:
undertaking (for: undertake)
Hypernyms:
initiate, pioneer
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
3. 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
Syn:
get down, begin, get, start out, start,
set out, commence
Ant:
end (for: begin)
Derivationally related forms:
commencement (for: commence), start (for: start), starter (for: start), beginner (for: begin), beginning (for: begin)
Hyponyms:
recommence, strike out, fall, jump off, get to,
auspicate, attack, break in, plunge, launch, come on,
embark, enter, get cracking, bestir oneself, get going, get moving,
get weaving, get started, get rolling
Verb Group:
begin
Verb Frames:
- Something ----s
- Somebody ----s
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
- Somebody ----s VERB-ing
- They set about moving


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