One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
State or describe something in writing or speech.‘the principles and aims set forth in the Social Charter’
present, describe, set out, detail, delineate, explain, expound, give an account of, rehearse, catalogue, particularizeView synonyms
- ‘These reasons were set forth in a memorandum by the dean that faulted the professor for numerous alleged professional and personal shortcomings and cautioned her not to challenge the memorandum.’
- ‘Five underlying principles are set forth at the beginning of the Framework.’
- ‘These principles were set forth in the landmark judgments at Nuremberg, and [are] now embodied in the basic instruments of international criminal law.’
- ‘Truths are one thing, the way they are set forth is another.’
- ‘Their positions have been set forth on their Web site.’
- ‘For convenience both rules are set forth below.’
- ‘Their names are set forth in Schedule A, which is attached as an appendix to this indictment.’
- ‘In order to document this important definition, we must look at the precise way in which George sets it forth.’
- ‘Not surprisingly, no reference to such an immunity is set forth in the Constitution.’
- ‘The moral to the tale is set forth in the well-known stanza.’
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