setup (plural setups)

  1. Equipment designed for a particular purpose; an apparatus.
    The laboratory included an elaborate setup for measuring the energy.
  2. The fashion in which something is organized or arranged.
    The classroom setup was simple and efficient.
  3. A situation orchestrated to frame someone; a covert effort to place the blame on somebody.
    Trust me, that was a setup!
  4. (computing) An installer.
    After inserting the disk, run the setup.
  5. (operations) The process of arranging resources for performing a specific operation, as a run of a particular product.
    A simple setup on the bottling line involves reloading bottles and labels; emptying, cleaning, and reloading the tanks; and a test run.
Synonyms Related terms
  • set up, the adjective and verb
Translations Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Installationsprogramm, Installer
  • Spanish: instalador
  1. Misspelling of set up

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