Textual thesaurus for "set about"

(verb) commence, start, start out, set out, get, get down, begin

take the first step or steps in carrying out an action

We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now

(verb) undertake, attempt

enter upon an activity or enterprise

(verb) approach, go about

begin to deal with

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