New English-Irish Dictionary
Similar words: get up · let up · set-up · sew up · sex up · sit up · set upon · beat up · belt up · heat up
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set up

1 (v + adv) establish (organisation, group etc) TRANSITIVEcuir ar bun VP  c m ubunaigh verb  c m ua committee was set up to organise the festival bunaíodh coiste chun an fhéile a eagrú, cuireadh coiste ar bun chun an fhéile a eagrú 2 (v + adv) FIN arrange, establish (service, procedure etc) TRANSITIVEbunaigh verb  c m ucuir ar bun VP  c m uto set up a bank account cuntas bainc a oscailtto set up a trust fund ciste iontaobhais a chur ar bun
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3 (v + adv) arrange (meeting, game etc) TRANSITIVEeagraigh verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m uhe set up a meeting d'eagraigh sé cruinniú 4 (v + adv) erect (tent, stand etc)
TRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m uthey set up stands shocraigh siad seastáin suas, chuir siad seastáin to set up camp campa a chur suas, puball a chrochadh
INTRANSITIVEsocraigh verb  c m uthey set up near the stage bhuail siad fúthu in aice leis an stáitse, shocraigh siad síos in aice leis an stáitse
5 (v + adv) assemble, adjust for use TRANSITIVEfeistigh verb  c m usocraigh verb  c m ucuir i bhfearas VPshe set up the new shelves d'fheistigh sí na seilfeanna nua, chuir sí na seilfeanna nua i bhfearasto set up the computer ríomhaire a chumrúto set up a programme clár a shuiteáilto set up a database bunachar sonraí a chumrú 6 (v + adv) prepare (experiment, goal) TRANSITIVEleag amach PhrV  c m usocraigh verb  c m uhe set up a point for Shefflin thug sé deis ar chúilín do Shefflin, réitigh sé cúilín do Shefflin 7 (v + adv) COMP configure TRANSITIVEcumraigh verb  c m u 8 (v + adv) cause (noise, reaction etc) to happen TRANSITIVEtosaigh verb  c m utús a chur le VPthe dog set up a loud barking thosaigh an madra ag tafann go hard 9 (v + adv) establish in a business TRANSITIVEtéigh i mbun gnó VPcuir i mbun gnó VPtosaigh verb  c m ushe set herself up as a healer chuaigh sí i mbun oibre mar bhean leighis, thosaigh sí ag obair mar bhean leighishe set his nephew up in business chuir sé gnó ar bun dá nia 10 (v + adv) claim to be TRANSITIVEcuir i gcéill VPlig ort féin VPmaígh verb  c m uhe set himself up as an expert on music lig sé air féin go raibh scil sa cheol aige, chuir sé i gcéill go raibh sé ina shaineolaí ar cheol, rinne sé amach gur saineolaí ceoil é 11 (v + adv) make (sb) ready for sth TRANSITIVEréitigh verb  c m uullmhaigh verb  c m ucuir i dtreo VPthe course set me up for a good career réitigh an cúrsa mé do shlí bheatha mhaith, chuir an cúrsa mé i dtreo slí bheatha mhaitha bowl of porridge sets you up for the day bíonn tú i gceart i gcomhair an lae tar éis babhla leitean, coinneoidh babhla leitean ag imeacht thú ar feadh an lae, cuirfidh babhla leitean brí ionat ar feadh an lae 12 (v + adv) arrange for (sb) to do/have sth TRANSITIVEthe police set him up with a new identity chuir na póilíní aitheantas nua ar fáil dó 13 (v + adv) informal frame (sb) for crime TRANSITIVEcluain a chur ar  c m ucleas a imirt arbob a bhualadh arhe was set up buaileadh bob calaoiseach air 14 (v + adv) provide (sb) with drink TRANSITIVEcuir ar fáilhe set me up with a drink first thug sé deoch dom ar dtús → see set

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