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Synonyms for set up

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. establish, set up, found, launch(verb)

    set up or found

    "She set up a literacy program"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, set in motion, lay down, found, prepare, institute, instal, piece, tack, show, fix, establish, put in, base, gear up, put up, frame, entrap, make, arrange, ground, plant, give, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, prove, plunge, shew, ready, demonstrate, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, constitute, set, rig, build

  2. assemble, piece, put together, set up, tack, tack together(verb)

    create by putting components or members together

    "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"; "They set up a committee"

    Synonyms:
    tack on, tack together, wear round, put together, found, prepare, foregather, instal, piece, tack, hang on, fix, establish, put in, pick, gear up, put up, meet, frame, entrap, alternate, switch, baste, arrange, tag on, forgather, get together, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, flip-flop, append, ready, nibble, interchange, put, effect, flip, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, set, gather, rig, patch

  3. raise, erect, rear, set up, put up(verb)

    construct, build, or erect

    "Raise a barn"

    Synonyms:
    elevate, resurrect, rise up, endure, provoke, launch, fire, leaven, call forth, entrap, put, stand, kick upstairs, lift, effect, frame, upgrade, put up, fix, digest, arrange, stomach, install, provide, bring up, raise, recruit, enkindle, ready, levy, found, conjure, offer, establish, upraise, rise, contribute, effectuate, stick out, tolerate, conjure up, set, brook, suffer, enhance, gear up, domiciliate, prepare, put together, can, tack, post, house, prove, put forward, invoke, pitch, evoke, assemble, piece, heighten, rear, put in, rig, instal, stir, order, elicit, ensnare, bear, nurture, parent, produce, erect, abide, nominate, kindle, arouse, grow, tin, promote, support, advance, farm, get up, lay out, call down, tack together

  4. set up, lay out, set(verb)

    get ready for a particular purpose or event

    "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, sic, put together, go under, dress, found, prepare, mark, instal, piece, tack, localize, range, fix, establish, put in, fructify, gear up, put up, present, place, frame, entrap, array, localise, arrange, define, specify, position, lay, correct, countersink, jell, plant, determine, coiffure, do, order, represent, erect, ensnare, raise, go down, lay out, coif, launch, pitch, ready, put, effect, congeal, effectuate, install, rear, coiffe, assemble, limit, set, typeset, adjust, rig, pose, set out

  5. arrange, set up(verb)

    put into a proper or systematic order

    "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, dress, found, prepare, instal, piece, tack, fix, establish, put in, gear up, put up, lay out, entrap, coiffure, arrange, rig, coiffe, do, frame, fix up, erect, ensnare, raise, stage, coif, launch, pitch, ready, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, format, set, order

  6. set up(verb)

    begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.

    "set up an election"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, ensnare, assemble, put, put up, install, set, put together, arrange, frame, found, lay out, tack, instal, launch, put in, effect, gear up, order, effectuate, entrap, rear, pitch, fix, ready, piece, rig, establish, erect, raise, prepare

  7. ensnare, entrap, frame, set up(verb)

    take or catch as if in a snare or trap

    "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, draw up, prepare, put, piece, tack, fix, establish, put in, gear up, put up, found, trammel, frame, entrap, trap, cast, arrange, frame in, redact, border, snare, instal, order, erect, ensnare, raise, couch, lay out, launch, pitch, ready, effect, frame up, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, compose, set, rig

  8. effect, effectuate, set up(verb)

    produce

    "The scientists set up a shock wave"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, ensnare, assemble, put, put up, found, install, effectuate, put together, arrange, frame, lay out, tack, instal, launch, put in, effect, gear up, order, ready, entrap, rear, set, fix, pitch, piece, rig, establish, erect, raise, prepare

  9. install, instal, put in, set up(verb)

    set up for use

    "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, cut in, barge in, found, prepare, instal, piece, tack, fix, establish, put in, gear up, put up, chime in, throw in, entrap, stick in, come in, inclose, arrange, lay in, rig, butt in, stash away, break in, frame, order, launch, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, chisel in, pitch, inject, insert, hive away, ready, salt away, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, set, assemble, submit, interpose, stack away, enclose, store, interject, introduce

  10. install, instal, set up, establish(verb)

    place

    "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, put together, lay down, frame, prepare, institute, instal, piece, tack, show, fix, establish, put in, base, gear up, put up, found, entrap, make, arrange, ground, plant, give, order, erect, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, prove, shew, ready, demonstrate, put, effect, effectuate, install, rear, assemble, constitute, set, rig, build

  11. rig, set up(verb)

    arrange the outcome of by means of deceit

    "rig an election"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, ensnare, assemble, put, put up, ready, pitch, effect, found, put together, arrange, frame, lay out, tack, instal, launch, put in, manipulate, gear up, order, effectuate, entrap, rear, set, fix, install, piece, rig, establish, erect, raise, prepare

  12. pitch, set up(verb)

    erect and fasten

    "pitch a tent"

    Synonyms:
    cant, tack together, put together, huckster, found, prepare, instal, piece, tack, gear up, fix, establish, put in, tilt, deliver, peddle, put up, frame, entrap, gear, install, arrange, flip, sky, assemble, order, erect, put, ensnare, raise, lay out, launch, pitch, lurch, toss, hawk, ready, shift, incline, effect, monger, effectuate, slope, rear, cant over, vend, set, rig, slant

  13. arrange, set up, put, order(verb)

    arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events

    "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"

    Synonyms:
    tack together, commit, put together, ordain, dress, found, prepare, instal, piece, tack, range, fix, establish, put in, dictate, rate, gear up, put up, place, lay out, entrap, regulate, position, coiffure, arrange, govern, rig, assign, redact, ordinate, lay, coiffe, regularize, do, rank, frame, fix up, regularise, erect, ensnare, raise, couch, stage, coif, launch, pitch, cast, ready, enjoin, put, effect, invest, effectuate, install, consecrate, rear, grade, assemble, tell, format, set, prescribe, order, pose, say

  14. rig, set, set up(verb)

    equip with sails or masts

    "rig a ship"

    Synonyms:
    effectuate, tack together, plant, put together, manipulate, dress, place, prepare, mark, put, piece, tack, localize, coiffe, fix, establish, put up, put in, fructify, gear up, go down, found, jell, entrap, position, arrange, effect, define, specify, lay, correct, countersink, adjust, determine, instal, coiffure, do, order, erect, ensnare, raise, go under, lay out, coif, launch, pitch, assemble, ready, frame, congeal, sic, install, rear, limit, set, typeset, rig, pose, localise

  15. fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set(verb)

    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"

    Synonyms:
    localize, restore, organise, fructify, doctor, secure, cook, mend, touch on, launch, desex, jell, entrap, put, fixate, do, go under, congeal, effect, frame, place, fix, pay back, posit, install, define, countersink, raise, lay, plant, coif, dress, ready, found, specify, mark, arrange, establish, correct, fasten, train, effectuate, bushel, develop, sterilise, unsex, sterilize, set, desexualise, devise, make, sic, gear up, limit, get, prepare, put together, situate, coiffe, deposit, tack, furbish up, machinate, repair, pose, pitch, position, assemble, piece, rear, put in, typeset, rig, instal, order, ensnare, determine, coiffure, groom, erect, go down, put up, educate, organize, pay off, desexualize, localise, get up, lay out, adjust, tack together

Wiktionary

  1. set up(verb)

    Synonyms:
    install, put in, assemble, prepare, ready, prepared

  2. set up(verb)

    In a position to function; ready.

    Now that I'm set up, this will take moments!

    Synonyms:
    put in, ready, install, assemble, prepare, prepared

  3. set up(verb)

    Logically order.

    Set up my CD collection.

    Synonyms:
    put in, ready, prepare, assemble, install

  4. set up(verb)

    To cause to happen

    Even a minor change can set up new bugs.

    Synonyms:
    install, ready, prepare, put in, assemble

  5. set up(verb)

    To trap or ensnare.

    I've got to set up that tasty rabbit.

    Synonyms:
    install, put in, prepare, assemble, ready

  6. set up(verb)

    Arrange for an outcome; to tamper or rig.

    The election was set up!

    Synonyms:
    put in, ready, assemble, install, prepare

  7. set up(verb)

    To gel or harden.

    Give the cement 24 hours to set up before walking on it.

    Synonyms:
    install, assemble, ready, put in, prepare

  8. set up(verb)

    To make (someone) proud or conceited (often in passive).

    Synonyms:
    ready, install, put in, prepare, assemble

  9. set up(verb)

    To matchmake; to arrange a date between two people.

    Synonyms:
    put in, ready, prepare, install, assemble

  10. set up(verb)

    To create a goalscoring opportunity (for).

    Synonyms:
    ready, prepare, put in, assemble, install

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. set up

    Synonyms:
    [Active.] erect, raise, elevate

  2. set up

    Synonyms:
    exalt, put in power

  3. set up

    Synonyms:
    institute, establish, found

  4. set up

    Synonyms:
    put in type

  5. set up

    Synonyms:
    [Neuter.] begin business

How to pronounce set up?

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US English
Daniel
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British
Karen
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How to say set up in sign language?

  1. setup

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How to use set up in a sentence?

  1. Shawn Pleasants:

    They're always set up with such rigid protocols. I would leave the place immediately.

  2. Mark Rowley:

    Some of the acceleration of technology, whether it's communications or other spheres, can be set up in different ways, it can be set up in a way which is friendly to terrorists and helps them ... and creates challenges for law enforcement and intelligence agencies. Or it can be set up in a way which doesn't do that.

  3. Patrick Gallahue:

    In many cases, guests are also victims of fraudulent marketing and are being illegally rented units that are not set up for short-term stays, which is potentially dangerous.

  4. Tim Flannery:

    We, as the Climate Commission, were abolished by the federal government with their very first act in coming to power. And the reason that was given to the Australian public and to ourselves was that they lacked the funding, now, 18 months later or so, magically the funding's been found to bring someone from Denmark to Australia to set up a center. The Australian public are owed an explanation.

  5. Steve Stricker:

    Just made too many mistakes again, didnt make too many putts when I did have some opportunities, and youve got to have all parts of your game working here. Its a great course. It was set up tough, but a great week.


Translations for set up

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  • vyvolat, způsobit, zmanipulovat, zatuhnout, připravitCzech
  • στήνωGreek
  • prepararSpanish
  • paigaldama, tahkuma, korrastama, põhjustama, püüdma, kallutama, valmisEstonian
  • برپاییPersian
  • manipuloida, väärentää, asentaa, kovettua, valmis, järjestää, jähmettyä, aiheuttaaFinnish
  • installer, mettre en place, coincer, entourlouperFrench
  • beállít, felállítHungarian
  • mempersiapkanIndonesian
  • preparare, intrappolare, causare, installare, organizzare, indurire, creare, inserire, ordinare, assestarsiItalian
  • دامه‌زراندن, ڕێک خستنKurdish
  • opzetten, verstrikken, verharden, voorbereiden, leiden, stollen, regelen, schikken, harden, klaarzetten, bereiden, veroorzaken, verstokkenDutch
  • preparado, preparar, prontoPortuguese
  • расставлять, вызвать, расставить, подставлять, подстроить, располагать, подставить, устанавливать, расположить, подстраивать, установить, вызыватьRussian
  • அமைக்கவும்Tamil

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