Synonyms of set/put in motion in English:

set/put in motion

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1‘the Home Secretary set in motion a review of the law’


start, begin, activate, institute, initiate, launch, get under way, get going, get in operation, get functioning, get working, get off the ground, get the ball rolling, set the ball rolling, start the ball rolling

trigger off, set off, spark off, generate, cause, bring about

formal commence