outset definition

  • noun:
    • The initial phase of something; the beginning: issues arose within really outset.
    • first or initial stage of some thing
    • A setting on, starting, or beginning.
    • A setting down; start; start.
    • A tidal current running from the land; the ebb.
    • In Scotland, an inclosure from surrounding moorland or typical.
    • The act of leaving, or ornamenting; that which sets off.
    • Outlay; main outlay; in addition, inside plural, outgoings; expenditures.
    • the full time where one thing is meant to begin with
  • others:
    • To set down; ornament; show precisely.
    • to place out; set outside.

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