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setup

set·up

setup

 
pronunciation:
set uhp
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the manner in which something is organized, arranged, or structured.
the setup for the tournamenta comfortable office setup
similar words:
position
definition 2: (informal) a situation arranged to have a particular outcome; hoax.
Their victory was a setup.
definition 3: in sports, a play by one player that allows another player to score a goal.