Set up

What is Set up ?

Set up is (verb) 1. to establish some- thing to set up a committee or a working party A fund has been set up to receive do- nations from the public. He set himself up as an estate agent. to set up a company to start a company legally to set up home or house to go somewhere to live in your own flat or house They don’t intend to set up house yet. 2. to deceive someone deliberately (informal.) We were set up by the police.

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level