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
Owen said the one-way setup was, at least in part, intended to help downtown businesses keep pace with the burgeoning suburban scene.
In this setup, employees without a security background are trained in best practices.
Guests must sign a waiver before entering; nudity, emotional trauma, and graphic violence are often part of the sadistic setup.
The Red Sox have admitted to the commissioner’s office that this setup had existed for weeks.
Wills alternated with redshirt freshman Scott Lashley in this particular setup.
Fire stations were awkward setups for men and women, not designed with privacy in mind, so many of the women found ways to avoid conflicts.
Ben Sakrisson put the price-tag on the rental, including setup and transportation, at $370,000.
Their setup starts with a powdery layer of metal alloy particles laid on a flat surface.
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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
In their presentation, IDG and Foxconn put forth examples of potential investment targets, including Nio, the electric-car startup formerly known as NextEV that Bitauto founder William Li set up in 2014 to take on Tesla Inc.
A week later, Floyd’s acrobatic 34-yard reception between two defenders in the final minute set up Nick Kopp’s game-winning field goal in a 20-19 victory over Ballard.
Mumler married Stuart, set up shop in her studio and cultivated a bustling roster of clients.
Lewerke completed a short pass to freshman Hunter Rison to convert fourth-and-3, and a reverse to Davis on the next play gained 16 yards, setting up first down at the Indiana 13.
His name appears on documents linked to companies that Mr. Manafort’s firm set up in Cyprus to receive payments from politicians and businesspeople in Eastern Europe, records reviewed by The New York Times show.
Guzman was treating patients at a federal medical shelter set up in a sports stadium after Hurricane Maria.
The junior was held without a catch in the first half and was barely noticeable until a 40-yard reception set up a field goal in the fourth quarter.
Clues that the Batang Toru population might be a breed apart began to emerge after Gabriella Fredriksson, a conservationist with the Sumatran Orangutan Conservation Programme (SOCP) in Medan, Indonesia, helped set up a field station in 2005.
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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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