put into a proper or systematic order
arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.
set up an election
Her manager had set her up at the Ritz
create by putting components or members together
They set up a committee
She pieced a quilt
He tacked together some verses
arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
rig an election
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
The scientists set up a shock wave
equip with sails or masts
rig a ship
set up for use
We put in a new sink
install the washer and dryer
get ready for a particular purpose or event
set up an experiment
lay out the tools for the surgery
set the table
take or catch as if in a snare or trap
The innocent man was framed by the police
I was set up!
construct, build, or erect
Raise a barn
set up or found
She set up a literacy program
arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
set up one's life
I put these memories with those of bygone times
arrange my schedule
erect and fasten
pitch a tent
How To Use set up In A Sentence
- WorldCom promises not to impose a minimum call charge and no set up or monthly rental fee.
- The caller urges the often elderly victims to transfer their money to a'safe' account set up in their name. Times, Sunday Times
- The welfare state was not set up to support vast families or single mothers in inter-generational welfare dependency. We deserve a fair society, but it won't be created by a vendetta against the poor
- The term "strategic" came up again earlier this year, when Ontario's provincial government set up a committee to debate a proposed merger between London Stock Exchange Group PLC and TMX Group Inc., operator of Canada's flagship Toronto Stock Exchange. Canada Turns Wary Eye to Foreign Bids
- The dinner was being hosted by a fledgling company he had set up just months before. Times, Sunday Times
- Monks from the various orders in Europe had flocked to England to set up religious houses.
- set up an election
- For the computer savvy individual, you can set up your daily or weekly schedule to give you an auto-reminder of you resolution.
- Hopefully when I get a new tank set up, I will have more success in numbers by going by the book.
- Bond really has to work in this movie - he has to set up his cover well in advance and try not to be noticed.