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synonyms for set up shop

  • commence
  • convene
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • launch
  • meet
  • start
  • bow
  • embark
  • jump
  • sit
  • begin business
  • get things rolling
  • kick off
  • raise the curtain
  • ring in
  • set in motion
  • start the ball rolling

antonyms for set up shop

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  • adjourn
  • cancel
  • cease
  • close
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • ignore
  • stop
  • block
  • bury
  • cover
  • exclude
  • hide
  • hinder
  • shut
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How to use set up shop in a sentence

What need to look to right or left when you are swallowing up free mile after mile of dizzying road?
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
You would not think it too much to set the whole province in flames so that you could have your way with this wretched child.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Most of the men leaped up, caught hold of spears or knives, and rushed out.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
Some weeks after, the creditor chanced to be in Boston, and in walking up Tremont street, encountered his enterprising friend.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
In less than ten minutes, the bivouac was broken up, and our little army on the march.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
The bride elect rushes up to him, and so they both step down to the foot-lights.
PHYSIOLOGY OF THE OPERAJOHN H. SWABY (AKA "SCRICI")
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.
TINTINNALOGIA, OR, THE ART OF RINGINGRICHARD DUCKWORTH AND FABIAN STEDMAN
I was busy loading the piece when an exclamation of surprise from one of the men made me look up.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Even as they gazed they saw its roof caught up, and whirled off as if it had been a scroll of paper.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
But at the instant I caught a sight of my counterfeit presentment in a shop window, and veiled my haughty crest.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO SET UP SHOP

  • begin business
  • bow
  • commence
  • convene
  • embark
  • get things rolling
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • jump
  • kick off
  • launch
  • meet
  • raise the curtain
  • ring in
  • set in motion
  • set up shop
  • sit
  • start
  • start the ball rolling
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.