setup setup  /ˈsɛ ˌtəp/


  1. (n) equipment designed to serve a specific function
  2. (n) the way something is organized or arranged
  3. (n) an act that incriminates someone on a false charge



  1. On at least one occasion, upon completing setup, I was casually dropped off the network.
  2. The software setup was also a little more complicated, though in fairness I did configure everything in a short while.
  3. The patriarchal setup will unsettle some viewers, as it did the actresses.


  1. Phil Mickelson, Billy Horschel up to par in U.S. Open

    They are the only two players to finish under par for 36 holes, with 68 golfers still to complete the second round Saturday. Some complain about the course setup. ARDMORE, Pa. -- Difficult, the U.S. Golf Assn.'s Mike Davis said this week, is "our DNA." And making a course play difficult, the USGA's executive director said, is easy to do.        
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Los Angeles Times

  2. Hundreds of volunteers work around the clock on Freedom Fest prep

    Between setup and take-down, about 375 volunteers will have logged thousands of hours of hard work, but they said it's all worth it to support a great cause.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: WKBT La Crosse

  3. Police: Man held two teens for prostitution

    Officers discovered the setup about midnight Wednesday, after the hotel owner called police about a disturbance. It turns out that the family of one of the girls was at the hotel and trying to take her home.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: First Coast News

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