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Synonym: activateactuateblow upbring outcanceldepartdetonateexplodeinciteinstigateoffsetpartset forthset outsparkspark offstartstart outstir uptake offtouch offtriggertrigger offtripSimilar words: set outget offlet offset fire toget out ofgive rise toface to facesetMeaning: v. 1. put in motion or move to act 2. leave 3. direct attention to, as if by means of contrast 4. cause to burst with a violent release of energy 5. make up for 6. set in motion or cause to begin 7. provoke or stir up. 
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1. The sun was already up when they set off.
2. We ate a hearty breakfast before we set off.
3. People set off fireworks and tooted their car horns.
4. He proposed to set off immediately.
5. 'Ready?' She nodded at me and we set off.
6. The explorers set off to conquer new territories.
7. Without more/much/further ado, we set off.
8. The slightest touch will set off the alarm.
9. They remounted their bicycles and set off for Paris.
10. I set off for the valley, trusting to luck.
11. Nichols set off for his remote farmhouse in Connecticut.
12. I propose to set off immediately.
13. The first boats set off at dawn.
14. They set off at a brisk pace .
15. What time will we have to set off for the station tomorrow?
16. I set off for a new adventure in the United States on the first day of the new year.
17. They set off at once along the lane in pursuit.
18. He climbed onto his horse and set off at a relaxed trot down the lane.
19. They set off with the wind at their backs .
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20. Finally, the great expedition set off for the long journey to the Holy Land.
21. The crisis has set off a wave of nationalist feelings in Quebec.
22. The powder immediately ignited and set off a chain reaction of explosions.
23. Claims for expenses can be set off against tax.
24. The children set off for school.
25. The cat set off the alarm .
26. They set off fireworks in their back garden.
27. I set off for work.
28. The court's initial verdict in the police officers' trial set off serious riots.
29. They equipped themselves with a pair of sharp axes and set off for the forest.
30. It was thought that the fire alarm had been set off as a prank.
More similar words: set outget offlet offset fire toget out ofgive rise toface to facesetassetset upupsetset downclosetsettlesee tolet outget onget outsettingset freeset aboutset backset forthcome todue tosettle forset asideset aparttake tohave to
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