set up
verb.
set up or found
She set up a literacy program
verb.
create by putting components or members together
She pieced a quilt|He tacked together some verses|They set up a committee
verb.
construct, build, or erect
Raise a barn
Synonym: rear, raise, put up, erect
verb.
get ready for a particular purpose or event
set up an experiment|set the table|lay out the tools for the surgery
Synonym: set, lay out
verb.
put into a proper or systematic order
arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order
Synonym: arrange
verb.
begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.
set up an election
verb.
take or catch as if in a snare or trap
I was set up!|The innocent man was framed by the police
Synonym: ensnare, entrap, frame
verb.
produce
The scientists set up a shock wave
Synonym: effect, effectuate
verb.
set up for use
install the washer and dryer|We put in a new sink
Synonym: instal, install, put in
verb.
place
Her manager had set her up at the Ritz
verb.
arrange the outcome of by means of deceit
rig an election
Synonym: rig
verb.
erect and fasten
pitch a tent
Synonym: pitch
verb.
arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events
arrange my schedule|set up one's life|I put these memories with those of bygone times
Synonym: put, order, arrange
verb.
equip with sails or masts
rig a ship
Synonym: rig, 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
Synonym: fix, gear up, prepare, ready, set