Synonyms for set about

Synonyms for (verb) set about

Synonyms: undertake, set about, attempt

Definition: enter upon an activity or enterprise

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants


Synonyms: set about, approach, go about

Definition: begin to deal with

Usage: approach a task; go about a difficult problem; approach a new project

Similar words: move, act

Definition: perform an action, or work out or perform (an action)

Usage: think before you act; We must move quickly; The governor should act on the new energy bill; The nanny acted quickly by grabbing the toddler and covering him with a wet towel