Definition of set something forth in English:

set something forth

phrasal verb

  • State or describe something in writing or speech.

    ‘the principles and aims set forth in the Social Charter’
    • ‘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.’
    present, describe, set out, detail, delineate, explain, expound, give an account of, rehearse, catalogue, particularize
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