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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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