Definitions for set about

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. set about, go about, approach(verb)

    begin to deal with

    "approach a task"; "go about a difficult problem"; "approach a new project"

  2. undertake, set about, attempt(verb)

    enter upon an activity or enterprise

  3. get down, begin, get, start out, start, set about, set out, commence(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. set about(Verb)

    To initiate or begin some action.

  2. set about(Verb)

    To attack.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of set about in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of set about in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ausonius:

    Set about whatever you intend to do; the beginning is half the battle.

  2. Pena Nieto:

    Both governments have agreed to set about creating conditions for more Mexican companies to invest in Cuba.

  3. Ursula Miodowski:

    The Japanese decided to destroy Manila. They were going to give them a dead city, they set about doing that, they burned, they killed.

  4. Og Mandino:

    To be always intending to make a new and better life but never to find time to set about it is as to put off eating and drinking and sleeping from one day to the next until you're dead.

  5. Sir Walter Scott:

    To be always intending to live a new life, but never find time to set about it - this is as if a man should put off eating and drinking from one day to another till he be starved and destroyed.

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