Plant and Set up


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Plant verb – To be responsible for the creation and early operation or use of.
Usage example: soon the sect had planted churches across the breadth of the colony

Set up and plant are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Set up" instead a verb "Plant".
Nearby Words: plan, planted, planter, plantation, planting
Synonyms for Plant

Set up

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Set up verb – To arrange something in a certain spot or position.
Usage example: set up tables in the living room for the party

Plant and set up are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Plant" instead a verb "Set up".
Synonyms for Set up

Both terms in one sentence

  • Instead, the Simpson family moves to Elwood City after a new nuclear plant is set up and interact with the cast of Arthur.
  • After spending most of the movie hiding from the terrorists, she finally starts to explore the power plant the terrorists have taken over and finds out someone set up a few bombs.
  • The Password is Always "Swordfish" Except The whole thing is a set up: the laptop is a plant, the dog belongs to someone else, and that isn't even its real name!
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