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set forth

1. To present or offer some information or explanation to be considered. The hijackers set forth their list of demands from police. His essay sets forth a unique interpretation of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream."
2. To begin traveling; to start a journey. We're setting forth for South America tomorrow to begin our study of the Amazon rainforest. Sleep well—we set forth at daybreak.
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set something forth

to explain something; to present some information. She set her ideas forth in an organized and interesting manner. Please set forth your thoughts quickly and concisely.
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set forth

1. Also, put forth. Start a journey, as in We plan to set forth at daybreak, or They put forth for France tomorrow. [c. 1400]
2. Present for consideration; also, express in words, as in She set forth a very sensible plan, or We need to set forth our ideas clearly. [Early 1500s]
3. See put forth, def. 3.
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set forth

or set forward
v.
1. To present something for consideration; propose something: In this essay, the author sets forth her philosophy of film. The committee revised the proposal and set it forth for consideration.
2. To begin a journey: The scientist set forth into the volcano crater to gather a lava sample.
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1.861-8(e)(4) to conform to and be consistent with the revised language on controlled services transactions set forth in Temp.
Reg [subsection] 1.199-7(d), (e), and (f) set forth guidance addressing when intercompany payments should be treated as DPGR or non-DPGR within a consolidated group, the extent to which certain intercompany payments affect the calculation of QPAI is unclear.
In our opinion, the schedule referred to above presents, in all material respects, [identify the subject matter--for example, the performance measures of XYZ Agency for the year ended December 31, 20XX], in conformity with [identify criteria--for example, the criteria set forth in Note 1].
Smith thinks that thanks to Moore's Law, the principle set forth by Intel founder Gordon Moore, which states that the price trend for all electronics is on a declining slope, WEEE's effect on consumer pricing will be negligible.
The remainder of the book examines the themes of time, truth, and grace within the critical and intellectual contexts set forth in the first section.
The newest release of AccVerify SE tests for compliance with all programmatic and visual requirements under Section 508, as well as the international accessibility guidelines set forth in W3C WCAG 1.0 Priority 1-3.
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the House Banking Committee held a hearing last month during which frustration was voiced that the Administration had not adequately set forth regulations based on existing statute to protect the consumer from predatory lending practices.
This notwithstanding, there are far too many situations in the text where substantial quotations are set forth, yet the reader is left to infer the source; typical is the discussion of If Beale Street Could Talk, where Leeming quotes Baldwin about the book but provides no clue to the origin of the comment.
The conclusion of this section should set forth the long-term goal.
The fourth amendment probable cause requirement has been interpreted to command that before a search warrant is issued, the government must set forth facts that would cause a reasonable person to conclude that three factors are probably true.