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Set Up

Definition

[adj] well established and ready to function; "things I can do now that I'm set up"
[v] 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"
[v] get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
[v] equip with sails, masts, etc.; of ships
[v] arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
[v] make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"
[v] construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
[v] begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; "set up an election"
[v] put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
[v] erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
[v] set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
[v] place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
[v] cause to happen or occur; "The scientists set up a shockwave"
[v] set up or found; "She set up a literacy program"
[v] arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; of elections
[v] take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"

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