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set up

set up

 
See:
set
part of speech: phrase
definition 1: to ready for use or operation by assembling or arranging the parts.
She set up the game board for chess, but her friend didn't feel like playing.I watched them set up a new display in the store window.He set up an art studio in his garage.
antonyms:
dismantle
similar words:
arrange, array, assemble, construct, erect, raise
definition 2: to establish; to do what needs to be done in order to begin (something).
It took some months to set up the business, but she's finally making some money now.