To set up

Definitions

  • How to set up the bed
    How to set up the bed
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To set up To begin business or a scheme of life; as, to set up in trade; to set up for one's self.
    • To set up To erect; to raise; to elevate; as, to set up a building, or a machine; to set up a post, a wall, a pillar.
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Quotations

  • Bertolt Brecht
    Bertolt%20Brecht
    “It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.”
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    “Set exorbitant standards, and give your people hell when they don't live up to them. There is nothing so demoralizing as a boss who tolerates second rate work.”
  • Milton Friedman
    Milton%20Friedman
    “The problem of social organization is how to set up an arrangement under which greed will do the least harm, capitalism is that kind of a system.”
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne%20Dyer
    “You can set yourself up to be sick, or you can choose to stay well.”
  • Felix Adler
    Felix Adler
    “The hero is one who kindles a great light in the world, who sets up blazing torches in the dark streets of life for men to see by.”
  • Henry Ward Beecher
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    “Laws and institutions, like clocks, must occasionally be cleaned, wound up, and set to true time.”

Usage

In literature:

At one time she was a set up and four games to one, and I was forced to play on the defensive nearly the whole time.
"Lawn Tennis for Ladies" by Mrs. Lambert Chambers
The wages of servants would enable them to set up in business for themselves.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
I failed to understand when you wanted to set up a hermitage on Castle Island.
"The Lake" by George Moore
The shepherd caught him, and was proceeding to carry him off to the butcher's when he set up a loud squealing and struggled to get free.
"Aesop's Fables" by Aesop
The women ran to set up the tent-poles, and spread the mats on the ground.
"Summer on the Lakes, in 1843" by S.M. Fuller
Is Aunt Louise going to set up a car?
"Ethel Morton's Enterprise" by Mabell S.C. Smith
Frank knew this instinctively, and, as soon as ever he began to get on, set up a blood-horse and a turn-out.
"Hodge and His Masters" by Richard Jefferies
On the way they ask Him if it was His plan to set up the kingdom then.
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
Then the tent was dragged in and set up, the rope being used as a ridge and tied to two strong saplings.
"The Young Wireless Operator--As a Fire Patrol" by Lewis E. Theiss
Every one hundred families had to set up a grammar school.
"Our Legal Heritage, 5th Ed." by S. A. Reilly
But aince they're too old to be seeking joes, they a' set up to be apotecaries.
"David Balfour, Second Part" by Robert Louis Stevenson
We were to set up housekeeping for ourselves; that was a point Julia was bent upon.
"The Doctor's Dilemma" by Hesba Stretton
They set up (Mr. Hastings set up) the whole nobility, gentry, and freeholders to the highest bidder.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. II. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
The triumphal banner of Pandu's son, with the fierce ape on it, seems to be already set up.
"The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2"
Stakes had even been set up in order to burn some of them alive.
"Stories of American Life and Adventure" by Edward Eggleston
If she could even learn to set up type, and be employed in a printing-office?
"The Other Girls" by Mrs. A. D. T. Whitney
He now set to work to cut up the turtle, and to cook some of it for breakfast.
"The Rival Crusoes" by W.H.G. Kingston
Set herself up to tell all the world their duty, and knows it a sight better than they do.
"The King's Daughters" by Emily Sarah Holt
The French people had set up a republic, and all the kingdoms round about were trying to make them submit to a king again.
"Strange Stories from History for Young People" by George Cary Eggleston
Here the little girls delighted to set up their doll goods in the late spring and early summer.
"Chicken Little Jane" by Lily Munsell Ritchie
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In poetry:

Framed by Nature's setting meet,--
Offer up in one accord
From the heart's ecstatic heat,
Incense to the living Lord!
"Naguere - Prologue" by Paul Verlaine
"Better to see the dawn come up,
Along of a trifling one,
Than set a steady man's cloth and cup
And pray the day be done.
"The Whistling Girl" by Dorothy Parker
She set alight to the bower-aloft
And it burned up speedily,
And her good love and her great heart
Might all with eyen see.
"Hafbur And Signy" by William Morris
But we to-day lift up our hearts,
And kneel in prayer with thee;
We bless the God who broke the chain,
And set thy people free.
"Eliza In Uncle Tom's Cabin" by Eloise Alberta Bibb
Then up and spake the good Laird's Jock:
"Neer fear ye now, my billie," quo he;
"For here's the Laird's Jock, the Laird's Wat,
And Hobie Noble, come to set thee free."
"Jock O The Side" by Andrew Lang
Far up within the cadenced June
Floats, silver-winged, a living tune
That winds within the morning's chime
And sets the earth and sky to rhyme;
For, lo! the poet, absent long,
Breathes the first raptures of his song!
"When The Poet Came" by Eugene Field

In news:

Wolf resigned as chairman of UBS Americas and president of global investment banking last month to set up his own firm, 32 Advisors.
Call the Daily Leader at 870 673-8533 between the hours of 8 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday to set up your subscription today.
Ben Roethlisberger (l.) leads the Steelers on a 64-yard drive to set up Suisham's.
Do I need to set up a trust.
Liam FitzPatrick leaves Bell Pottinger to set up agency.
How to Set Up RAS for Windows NT.
How to Set up A Preorder Event for Your Book.
Call 330 287-1615 to set up an account.
Vestavia Hills' Saint Mark United asks for volunteers to set up pumpkin patch.
Jenny Grey led work to set up the post-COI frameworks .
0In October, Jim and Susan Boxx generously donated money to set up a scholarship fund.
Volunteers needed to set up Hopelands.
Why not use the pass to set up the run.
NJ governor vetoes bill to set up health insurance exchange.
Republican governors' refusal to set up their states' own online markets is now seen by consumer advocates as a blessing, because the Obama administration will run their programs.
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In science:

The second uses Theorem 6.13 to set up a system of PDE’s and solve them; it has the advantage of producing a generating function for the h-polynomials of one further family of graph-associahedra.
Faces of Generalized Permutohedra
This was derived in the non-critical set-up by using a charge conservation argument similar to the one used in the context of the IIA brane set-ups we discussed in the introduction.
D-branes in Unoriented Non-critical Strings and Duality in SO(N) and Sp(N) Gauge Theories
To implement a Peierls bound in our set up we need to “localize” the estimates to compute the weight of a triangle or of a finite set of triangles in a generic configuration.
Phase Transition in the 1d Random Field ising model with long range interaction
The aim of this section is to present the Ramsey theoretic preliminaries needed in the rest of the paper, as well as, to set up our notation concerning trees.
A classification of separable Rosenthal compacta and its applications
Here we show that the Poincar´e series of a set of divisorial valuations on the ring OC2 ,0 defines “the topology of the set of the divisors” in the sense that it defines the minimal resolution of this set up to combinatorial equivalence.
The Poincare series of divisorial valuations in the plane defines the topology of the set of divisors
From the similarity between null infinity and horizons, we show how to set up proper frames near generic isolated horizons.
Gravitational radiation of generic isolated horizons
In this section, we adopt a similar idea of Bramson’s asymptotic frame aligment to set up spinor frames on horizon.
Gravitational radiation of generic isolated horizons
In this section we show that one can use Theorem 1.3 to set up the differential equation (1.7) which implies formula (2.1).
Large deviations for the leaves in some random trees
To set up for the lemma, which re lates an expected subgraph count to the spectral decomposition of a certain integral operator, consider any particular representation G(n, X , m, f) of a VERG.
On vertex, edge, and vertex-edge random graphs
In this section our goal is to set up a compact notation that is capable of representing any possible three-loop integral that we might encounter in our reduction.
Methods for the Reduction of Three-Loop QCD Form Factors
Although it is a nonperturbative technique we will only use it in an approximate form to set up perturbation theory.
Real-time evolution for weak interaction quenches in quantum systems
In order to state the results, we first need to set up some notation.
Irreducible Modules over Finite Simple Lie Pseudoalgebras II. Primitive Pseudoalgebras of Type K
Of course, it needs to be logistically possible to set-up and operate the experiment.
Astronomy in Antarctica
For the reader’s convenience, we will provide some background material, we will also take the opportunity to set up the notations.
Liouville integrability of a class of integrable spin Calogero-Moser systems and exponents of simple Lie algebras
This will allow us to compare the analysis of the REM dynamics to that of the REM-like trap model and, based on our understanding of the latter, to set up a strategy of proof.
Aging in reversible dynamics of disordered systems. II. Emergence of the arcsine law in the random hopping time dynamics of the REM
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