from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. To ready something for use.
- v. Logically order.
- v. To cause to happen
- v. To trap or ensnare.
- v. Arrange for an outcome; to tamper or rig.
- v. To gel or harden.
- v. To make (someone) proud or conceited (often in passive).
- v. To matchmake; to arrange a date between two people.
- v. To create a goalscoring opportunity (for).
- adj. In a position to function; ready.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Built; formed: noting the person: as, a tall man, and well set up.
- In the army, noting a man fltted by drill for military movements and parade.
- Unduly uplifted or elated, as by success or prosperity.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.
- v. put into a proper or systematic order
- v. place
- v. construct, build, or erect
- v. produce
- v. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
- v. equip with sails or masts
- v. take or catch as if in a snare or trap
- v. set up or found
- v. arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
- v. erect and fasten
- v. create by putting components or members together
- v. get ready for a particular purpose or event
- v. set up for use
- v. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
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For reasons that have never been clear to me, on this one Friday night in November when I was sixteen, I was invited along on an outing set up by none other than Evil Barbie, Her Peroxided Majesty.
After beating Jimmy Black, Stuey set up a rematch with Danny Robison.
The register includes all leaks voluntarily declared by operators to the Health and Safety Executive, as part of security measures set up in response to the Piper Alpha disaster in 1988, which killed 167 workers.
Coils of barbed wire were added to makeshift security checkpoints set up at the entrances to the square.
Gold had set up the large wooden table in the dining room with eighteen chairs—including one specially modified for Pattie—and invited everyone to take a seat as Rachel brought in the matzo-ball soup.
Rebels have set up an interim administration in the eastern city of Benghazi and seized control of the port city of Misrata and much of the western Nafusa mountain range.
The Yellow shooed several limping Nasat toward a mother-tree passageway before meandering over to where Pattie and Zoë had set up a makeshift triage station.
Binion and his brilliant public relations director, the Englishman Henri Bollinger, set up interviews for Stuey on television shows in Los Angeles, Houston, Kansas City, and New York.
Bleachers had been set up around the table under the giant canopy of the Fremont Street Experience, the multimillion-dollar overhead laser light show that the Downtown Association had built in the early 1990s in a futile attempt to compete with the casinos on the Strip.
Australia and the United States secretly set up Pacific Base F at Rabaul, New Britain on October 25, 1941; see CNO secret letter serial 0119912; also Navy Bureau of Ordnance A-16-a2 PL, same date.