[ verb ] state
"set forth one's reasons"
Used in print(The Atlanta Constitution...)
The demands were set_forth in letters to seven owners of first-run theaters by the Committee on Appeal for Human_Rights .(The New York Times,...)
Shortly before his nomination he had set_forth his basic view about the problem of negotiations with the Soviet leader in these words :(Newark Evening News...)
It is high_time the United_States began to realize that the God-given rights of men set_forth in_that document are applicable today to Katanga .(Guideposts BR-E01. Mr. America, 4:6 (November, 1961)...)
Fifteen years ago , troubled by the rising_tide of materialism in the post-war world , a businessman and a minister asked themselves if there might_not be a place for a small magazine in_which men and women , regardless_of creed or color , could set_forth boldly their religious convictions and bear_witness to the power of faith to solve the endless problems of living .(Clarence Streit, "How the Civil War Kept You Sovereign"...)
They recognized that slavery was a moral issue and not merely an economic interest , and that to recognize it explicitly in their Constitution would be in explosive contradiction to the concept of sovereignty they had set_forth in the Declaration of 1776 that `` all men are created equal , that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights , that among them are life , liberty and the pursuit of happiness '' .