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Verb
1. set up or found; "She set up a literacy program"
(synonym) establish, found, launch
(hypernym) open, open up
2. make by putting pieces together; "She pieced a quilt"; "He tacked together some verses"
(synonym) assemble, piece, put together, tack, tack together
(hypernym) join, bring together
(hyponym) confect, confection, comfit
3. construct, build, or erect; "Raise a barn"
(synonym) raise, erect, rear, put up
(hypernym) construct, build, make
(classification) construction, building
4. get ready for a particular purpose or event; "set up an experiment"; "set the table"; "lay out the tools for the surgery"
(synonym) lay out, set
(hypernym) fix, prepare, ready, gear up, set
5. put into a proper or systematic order; "arrange the books on the shelves in chronological order"
(synonym) arrange
(hypernym) put, set, place, pose, position, lay
(hyponym) regularize, regularise
6. begin, or enable someone else to begin, a venture by providing the means, logistics, etc.; "set up an election"
(hypernym) organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate
7. take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
(synonym) ensnare, entrap, frame
(hypernym) deceive, lead on, delude, cozen
(derivation) frame-up, setup
8. produce; "The scientists set up a shockwave"
(synonym) effect, effectuate, bring about
(hypernym) cause, do, make
(hyponym) carry through, accomplish, execute, carry out, action, fulfill, fulfil
(cause) happen, hap, go on, pass off, occur, pass, fall out, come about, take place
9. set up for use; "install the washer and dryer"; "We put in a new sink"
(synonym) install, instal, put in
(hypernym) put, set, place, pose, position, lay
(hyponym) retrofit
10. place; "Her manager had set her up at the Ritz"
(synonym) install, instal, establish
11. arrange the outcome of by means of deceit; "rig an election"
(synonym) rig
(hypernym) cheat, chisel
12. erect and fasten; "pitch a tent"
(synonym) pitch
(hypernym) rear, erect
(hyponym) camp, camp down
13. arrange thoughts, ideas, temporal events, etc.; "arrange my schedule"; "set up one's life"; "I put these memories with those of bygone times"
(synonym) arrange, put, order
(hypernym) organize, organise
(hyponym) synchronize, synchronise, contemporize, contemporise
14. equip with sails, masts, etc.; "rig a ship"
(synonym) rig, set
(hypernym) equip, fit, fit out, outfit
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"
(synonym) fix, prepare, ready, gear up, set
(hypernym) change, alter, modify
(hyponym) socialize, socialise

Adjective
1. well established and ready to function; "things I can do now that I'm set up"
(similar) established, constituted


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Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Dictionary

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Set up
Mainly applies to convertible securities. Arbitrage involving going long the convertible and short a certain percentage of the underlying common. Antithesis of Chinese hedge.

ENGLISH IDIOMS 2.EDITION Dictionary

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set up
establish, provide the money for something The newspaper company provided the money to set up the new travel magazine.


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