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
Lidge stuck the following season, and whiffed 10.3 per nine as a setup man in front of Billy Wagner.
Britton’s expected healthy return this spring also kept the team’s trade options open with setup man Brad Brach, who no longer appears to be expendable.
Last week’s winter meetings had few transactions, and power hitters continue to wait out a slow free-agent market, but setup men are enjoying a signing frenzy.
The contract calls for Sonny’s to pay a percentage of sales to the zoo, the same setup the zoo had with Spectra.
After signing Brandon Morrow to a minor-league contract before the 2017 season, the team saw Morrow flourish into closer Kenley Jansen’s primary setup man in October.
The 33-year-old former top prospect and starter turned into an elite setup man.
Of course, the bit was a setup for Kimmel from prankmaster Clooney, there to taunt Kimmel with his No. 1 rival.
Everything was set up for the Indians: Kluber on the mound, Game 5 at home, sensational setup man Andrew Miller rested.
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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 family set up a GoFundMe page to cover Swedenhjelm’s medical and transportation expenses.
After Craig's death, Chris set up a fund in his son's name to provide safety equipment and a trainer to be present at all OYC practices and home games.
Then teachers can set up video chats among the facilities instead of sitting in traffic between classes, and be able to give more energy and attention to students who desperately need it.
So the 2018 sets up like this for the Cowboys: Home games: New York Giants, Philadelphia, Washington, Jacksonville, New Orleans, Tampa Bay, Tennessee, Detroit.
Sam Greene/The Enquirer Sunday set up as the perfect storm of apathy.
Those first downs ultimately set up a Ravens touchdown that proved to be the difference.
The Cougars set up their first touchdown on a flea-flicker, as King hit a wide-open Dunbar for 48 yards to the 1-yard line.
Officers set up a perimeter and knocked on the door, but no one answered.
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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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