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Princeton's WordNet

  1. apparatus, setup(noun)

    equipment designed to serve a specific function

  2. setup(noun)

    the way something is organized or arranged

    "it takes time to learn the setup around here"

  3. frame-up, setup(noun)

    an act that incriminates someone on a false charge


  1. setup(Noun)

    Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.

    The laboratory included an elaborate setup for measuring the energy.

  2. setup(Noun)

    The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.

    The classroom setup was simple and efficient.

  3. setup(Noun)

    An act to frame someone; an effort or arrangement aimed at placing the blame on somebody.

    Trust me, that was a setup!

  4. setup(Noun)

    An installer.

    After inserting the disk, run the setup.

  5. setup(Noun)

    The process of arranging resources for performing a specific operation, as a run of a particular product.

    A simple setup on the bottling line involves reloading bottles and labels; emptying, cleaning, and reloading the tanks; and a test run.


  1. Setup

    As pertaining to the playing of a single reed woodwind instrument, a setup is the choice in reeds and mouthpieces a person has made. Players will often have several setups of a selection of these reeds and mouthpieces: one for jazz playing, one for legit playing, etc.

Anagrams for setup »

  1. stupe

  2. upset

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of setup in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of setup in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of setup in a Sentence

  1. Brad Tilden:

    They're credential employees. They're there to work on the airplanes. ... This is aviation in America. The doors of the airplanes are not keyed like a car. There is not an ignition key like a car. The setup in aviation in America is we secure the airfield.

  2. Jeff Hensley:

    We will serve families, regardless of whether the veteran is involved, Williams said. VETERANS ORGANIZATION HELPING WAR HEROES FORGE SPECIAL BONDS That means spouses and children can also take advantage of the free services, something clients say the VA is not really setup to do. Cohen clinicians say the focus on healing the entire family unit has been extremely successful and military families have responded well. It particularly helped Hensley’s family. The retired naval pilot said he struggled to transition back to civilian life after leaving the military.He also started to notice the toll his military service had taken on his young children and he describes that as his rock-bottom. I think I was most shocked about my older son.

  3. Mairead McKenna:

    I fear in the coming days or weeks, [ the hospital ] will stop all parents from visiting, as things will likely get worse before it gets better, i'm guessing this will be our new setup [ for awhile now ].

  4. Ramesh Lekhak:

    It is a milestone in ushering in a new political setup of democracy and federal republic with inclusive character. It is a gateway to a new constitution which will transform the country politically, socially and economically.

  5. Larry The Cable Guy:

    Its the same good ol stuff, the same ol funny one-liners and I havent really strayed from that, my specials are a blast. Its a setup-punch-setup-punch format. Whats in the trailer is what fans are going to see for an hour and 10 minutes -- just one [joke] after another.

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