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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 set up

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 set up
      adj : well established and ready to function; "things I can do now
            that I'm set up"
      v 1: set up or found; "She set up a literacy program" [syn: establish,
            found, launch] [ant: abolish]
      2: make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He
         tacked together some verses" [syn: assemble, piece, put
         together, tack, tack together] [ant: disassemble]
      3: construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn" [syn: raise, erect,
          rear, put up] [ant: level]
      4: get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an
         experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the
         surgery" [syn: lay out, set]
      5: put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on
         the shelves in chronological order" [syn: arrange] [ant:
      6: begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by
         providing the means, logistics, etc.; "set up an election"
      7: take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!";
         "The innocent man was framed by the police" [syn: ensnare,
          entrap, frame]
      8: produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave" [syn: effect,
          effectuate, bring about]
      9: set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a
         new sink" [syn: install, instal, put in]
      10: place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz" [syn: install,
           instal, establish]
      11: arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
          [syn: rig]
      12: erect and fasten; "pitch a tent" [syn: pitch]
      13: arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my
          schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories
          with those of bygone times" [syn: arrange, put, order]
      14: equip with sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship" [syn: rig, set]
      15: 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" [syn: fix, prepare,
           ready, gear up, set]