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Definitions and Synonyms of set in motion | Another word for set in motion | What is set in motion?

Definition 1: get going; give impetus to - [verb of contact]

Samples where set in motion or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • launch a career
  • Her actions set in motion a complicated judicial process

Synonyms for set in motion in the sense of this definition

(set in motion is a kind of ...) cause to move or shift into a new position or place, both in a concrete and in an abstract sense

"Move those boxes into the corner, please" "I'm moving my money to another bank" "The director moved more responsibilities onto his new assistant"

(... is a kind of set in motion ) launch for the first time; launch on a maiden voyage

"launch a ship"

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