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set something forward

 
1. to move something to a more forward position. Please set the chair forward a little bit. It is in the walkway. If you set the vase forward, it will show up better against the dark background.
2. to reset a timepiece to a later time. You are supposed to set your clock forward at this time of year. Did you set your watch forward?
See also: forward, set

set forward

Also, set ahead. Turn a clock to a later time, as in For daylight-saving time we set the clocks forward. [1600s]
See also: forward, set
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Adopting the message, 'No more avoidable blindness' as the theme for 2014, the goals set forward by the IAPB are far-reaching and ambitious.
These act as an extension to similar actions set forward in June of 2013, which focused on patent assertion entities (PAEs), sometimes known as patent trolls.
According to the new decision, clocks will be set back by 60 minutes as of 1:00 am on the last Friday of October each year, and will be set forward by 60 minutes as of midnight on the last Thursday of March each year.
Windows Blue is a code name for an update that will be available later this year, building on the bold vision set forward with Windows 8 to deliver the next generation of tablets and PCs," said Microsoft chief marketing officer Tami Reller in a blog post.
Karzai said in his speech that any foreign powers that want to keep troops in Afghanistan need to do so under conditions set forward by Afghanistan.
We set forward approaches which we felt would be the fairest way to do that.
Qatar Steel, as the first integrated steel plant in the Arabian gulf and a national company, is a proactive partner in contributing towards the economic, human and social development and working in line with the goals set forward by the Qatar National Vision 2030.
In terms of success, whatever objectives these organisations set forward to achieve, they achieve that and far beyond that," Rao said.
They're all suddenly now women friendly, having opposed it for years, so politics is about respecting voters and making sure we set forward what we think the choices are.
In their TV appearances, these saharwis also renewed their full backing to the Moroccan autonomy plan set forward within the frame of the extensive regionalization project launched in Morocco.
It has set forward -looking plans to launch operations in the bigger markets of Asia and Europe.
With the tees set forward because of failing light for the late starters, the pro-am also produced some high scores with three professionals from the individual sections filling the top places with their amateur partners.
Its arms are set forward to maximize work envelope.
What we need is extradition warrants to interview and I think that is something we could set forward for the future because we cannot always get to that evidential hurdle to make sure we can charge someone when they return.
Paraphrasing, one of them suggested clocks are set forward in April to give crops "one more hour of sunlight.