set-up[ set-uhp ]SEE DEFINITION OF set-up
Synonyms for set-up
- all together
- by the book
- by the numbers
- in a groove
Antonyms for set-up
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR SET-UP
"You do seem to have quite a set-up here," I said, off-hand.
"I can't understand why you ever included me in this set-up to begin with," he said.
I don't know anything about the set-up except what you've told me.
Wasted in Set-up; anyone could punch cards, with a little practice.
This victim compensation—I could claim it, even though the deal was a set-up?
"I don't like the set-up in town," Red was saying peevishly.
I look at that set-up the way I look at the landscape yonder.
He did not point out that Hughie was a set-up, a second-rater.
Comin' here wid his set-up ways, an' schornin' a bit of dhrink!
They certainly excited my admiration by the precision of their movements, their set-up, and their general appearance.
"arrangement," 1890, from verbal phrase set up, attested from c.1200 as "to make ready for use" and from 1950 (in pugilism) as "to bring (someone) to a vulnerable position;" from set (v.) + up (adv.). The verbal phrase also can mean "to establish" (early 15c.) and "put drinks before customers" (1880).
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR SET-UP
- in the bag