- Set up or found.
- usage: "She set up a literacy program"
- Create by putting components or members together.
- usage: "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"
- Construct, build, or erect.
- usage: "Raise a barn"
- Get ready for a particular purpose or event.
- usage: "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
- Put into a proper or systematic order.
- usage: "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
- synonyms: arrange
- Begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc..
- usage: "set up an election"
- Take or catch as if in a snare or trap.
- usage: "I was set up"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
- usage: "The scientists set up a shock wave"
- Set up for use.
- usage: "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
- usage: "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
- Arrange the outcome of by means of deceit.
- usage: "rig an election"
- synonyms: rig
- Erect and fasten.
- usage: "pitch a tent"
- synonyms: pitch
- Arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events.
- usage: "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
- Equip with sails or masts.
- usage: "rig a ship"
- 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"
WordNet 3.0 © 2006 by Princeton University
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