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Overview of noun set_up

The noun setup has 3 senses

  • apparatus, setup -- (equipment designed to serve a specific function)

  • setup -- (the way something is organized or arranged; "it takes time to learn the setup around here")

  • frame-up, setup -- (an act that incriminates someone on a false charge)

Overview of verb set_up

The verb set up has 15 senses

  • establish, set up, found, launch -- (set up or found; "She set up a literacy program")

  • assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together -- (create by putting components or members together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee")

  • raise, erect, rear, set up, put up -- (construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn")

  • set up, lay out, set -- (get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery")

  • arrange, set up -- (put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order")

  • set up -- (begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; "set up an election")

  • ensnare, entrap, frame, set up -- (take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police")

  • effect, effectuate, set up -- (produce; "The scientists set up a shock wave")

  • install, instal, put in, set up -- (set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink")

  • install, instal, set up, establish -- (place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz")

  • rig, set up -- (arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election")

  • pitch, set up -- (erect and fasten; "pitch a tent")

  • arrange, set up, put, order -- (arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times")

  • rig, set, set up -- (equip with sails or masts; "rig a ship")

  • fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")