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set up

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to set up

  1. To ready something for use.
    We set up the sprinkler.
  2. Logically order.
    Set up my CD collection.
  3. To cause to happen
    Even a minor change can set up new bugs.
  4. To trap or ensnare.
    I've got to set up that tasty rabbit.
  5. Arrange for an outcome; to tamper or rig.
    The election was set up!
  6. To gel or harden.
    Give the cement 24 hours to set up before walking on it.

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  1. In a position to function; ready.
    Now that I'm set up, this will take moments!

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