Synonyms for setup

Grammar : Noun
Spell : set-uhp
Phonetic Transcription : ˈsɛtˌʌp

Top 10 synonyms for setup Other synonyms for the word setup

Définition of setup

Origin :
  • "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).
  • noun arrangement
  • noun gullible person
  • noun accompaniments for alcoholic beverages
Example sentences :
  • On seeing the fugitives, they setup a shout of surprise and anger.
  • Extract from : « City Crimes » by Greenhorn
  • The setup was inspected twice daily by the commander or his executive.
  • Extract from : « The Armed Forces Officer » by U. S. Department of Defense
  • Their setup for killing, imprisonment, bribery and blackmail functions too well.
  • Extract from : « Circle of Flight » by Richard Stockham
  • It was a one-privy-to-a-floor, cold-water only setup, with a family living in every room.
  • Extract from : « Prologue to an Analogue » by Leigh Richmond
  • Glancing into his mirror he took in the setup, then faked a steep climb.
  • Extract from : « A Yankee Flier with the R.A.F. » by Rutherford G. Montgomery
  • It made no difference that he didn't know where he was or anything about the setup.
  • Extract from : « At the Post » by Horace Leonard Gold
  • After that—well, he'd make his plans when he knew the setup.
  • Extract from : « At the Post » by Horace Leonard Gold
  • But nobody ever built a setup like this that worked any better.
  • Extract from : « Accidental Flight » by Floyd L. Wallace
  • There was only one thing wrong with the setup from Barney's point of view.
  • Extract from : « Gone Fishing » by James H. Schmitz
  • I want to see the setup there, too, but I want it ready for a quick scan.
  • Extract from : « Martyr » by Alan Edward Nourse

Antonyms for setup

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