Definitions for set up

Definitions for (verb) set up

Main entry: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Main entry: set, set up, lay out

Definition: get ready for a particular purpose or event

Usage: set up an experiment; set the table; lay out the tools for the surgery

Main entry: rig, set, set up

Definition: equip with sails or masts

Usage: rig a ship

Main entry: put, arrange, order, set up

Definition: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

Usage: arrange my schedule; set up one's life; I put these memories with those of bygone times

Main entry: set up, arrange

Definition: put into a proper or systematic order

Usage: arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order

Main entry: set up, pitch

Definition: erect and fasten

Usage: pitch a tent

Main entry: put in, set up, instal, install

Definition: set up for use

Usage: install the washer and dryer; We put in a new sink

Main entry: instal, install, establish, set up

Definition: place

Usage: Her manager had set her up at the Ritz

Main entry: set up, effect, effectuate

Definition: produce

Usage: The scientists set up a shock wave

Main entry: set up, assemble, tack, tack together, put together, piece

Definition: create by putting components or members together

Usage: She pieced a quilt; He tacked together some verses; They set up a committee

Main entry: set up, put up, raise, rear, erect

Definition: construct, build, or erect

Usage: Raise a barn

Main entry: set up

Definition: begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.

Usage: set up an election

Main entry: found, establish, launch, set up

Definition: set up or found

Usage: She set up a literacy program

Main entry: set up, rig

Definition: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

Usage: rig an election

Main entry: frame, ensnare, entrap, set up

Definition: take or catch as if in a snare or trap

Usage: I was set up!; The innocent man was framed by the police

Visual thesaurus for set up