Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The way in which something is constituted, arranged, or planned.
  • noun The gathering and organization of the equipment needed for an operation, procedure, or task.
  • noun Physical makeup; physique.
  • noun Body posture or carriage, especially militarily erect bearing.
  • noun Informal The collective ingredients, such as ice, mixers, and glasses, necessary for serving various alcoholic drinks.
  • noun A table setting, as in a restaurant.
  • noun A camera position, as for a particular shot in a scene being filmed.
  • noun A contest prearranged to result in an easy or faked victory.
  • noun An endeavor intentionally made easy.
  • noun A deceptive scheme, such as a fraud or hoax.
  • noun A plan or strategy for a projected course of action.
  • noun Sports A play or pass that creates a scoring opportunity.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.
  • noun The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.
  • noun An act to frame someone; an effort or arrangement aimed at placing the blame on somebody.
  • noun computing An installer.
  • noun operations The process of arranging resources for performing a specific operation, as a run of a particular product.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun an act that incriminates someone on a false charge
  • noun the way something is organized or arranged
  • noun equipment designed to serve a specific function

Etymologies

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set + up

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