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Set Off

Definition

[v] cause to explode; "We exploded the nuclear bomb"
[v] set in motion or cause to begin; "The guide set the tour off to a good start"
[v] direct attention to, as if by means of contrast; "This dress accentuates your nice figure!"; "I set off these words by brackets"
[v] provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
[v] put in motion or move to act; "trigger a reaction"; "actuate the circuits"
[v] leave; "The family took off for Florida"
[v] make up for; "His skills offset his opponent's superior strength"


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