Examples of setup in a Sentence
Setup of the new software is a breeze.
It took me a while to learn the setup of the office's filing system.
We had a great setup. On my days off, my wife would work from home while I took care of the kids.
The software makes it easy to create custom setups.
Recent Examples of setup from the Web
There was social-media speculation that somehow the whole thing was a setup by Kraft and Belichick to get back at the Colts, who famously were behind the Deflategate scandal that led to Tom Brady’s four-game suspension in 2016.
During this time, setup the charcoal or gas grill to a high-heat setting.
With several dancers clad in army fatigue, Lamar's machine-gun flow set the tempo and was the perfect setup to introduce Bono for the song's chorus.
The astronauts could also grow their food, but a proper hydroponic setup would take up a lot of space and use a lot of energy.
HomePods in different rooms can also play different content, creating a multi-room audio setup.
The suspects are accused of arranging to either buy or sell an Xbox to Freeman, but the transaction was a setup, authorities have said.
Two of this year’s four semifinalists had that setup, and a third, the Vikings, landed on a quarterback who made less than $2 million in 2017.
This metaphorical setup presents television as a complicated and intricate act of creation, requiring a divine spark.
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setup vs. set-up vs. set up
The noun setup is usually styled as a solid compound (that is, as a single word) in American English and as a hyphenated compound (set-up) in British English. The noun may be used attributively (that is, as an adjective) in such phrases as setup man (“someone who makes machine tool adjustments”) and setup tool (“software that facilitates the installation of a computer program”). The verb set up, on the other hand, is usually found as an open compound (two words, no hyphen) in both American and British English.
First Known Use of setup
Definition of set up
- set up a statue
- set up the general as dictator
- sets himself up as an authority
- set him up in business
- set up a bank robbery
- has never set up to be a wise man
- —Thomas Rogers
Examples of set up in a Sentence
set up tables in the living room for the party
set up a scholarship fund for deserving students from the inner city
Recent Examples of set up from the Web
The Florida House and Senate passed competing budgets Thursday of more than $87 billion, setting up negotiations between the chambers to resolve vast differences over K-12 schools, higher education, environmental and health care spending.
Wood said the number of lenders has already declined sharply since the state Banking Department set up a database of payday loans.
The Swans swept aside their League Two counterparts with a convincing 8-1 win on Tuesday evening, setting up a last-16 tie against Carlos Carvahal's former team Sheffield Wednesday.
Auburn just got it across midcourt to set up a desperation final shot.
But set up the right way, having a state auditor could be a positive move, Haider-Markel said.
With momentum from the defense, Tom Brady and the Patriots drove up the field to set up James White's impressive 26-yard touchdown run.
In the teaser trailer released Thurday, Rachyl argues with her husband Kerry over touring on the road instead of staying home with their family, Jessica and Jackson get set up on a blind date and Alisa tries to realize her dreams.
Quantum and Woody, a favorite of Mintz (he like buddy action comedies), is in development as a television with the Russo Brothers' Getaway Productions while Dr. Mirage is also set up as a television series with CBS Studios and The CW Network.
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First Known Use of set up
set up Synonyms
Synonymsdepose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, position, put, set, place, situate, stick
Antonymsclose (down), phase out, shut (up)
Related Wordsmove, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set down
Near Antonymsrelocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant
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