Translation of set up in Spanish:

set up

levantar, v.

phrasal verb

  • 1

    • 1.1(erect, assemble)

      (monument) levantar
      (monument) erigir formal
      (tent) montar
      (tent) armar
      (machine/equipment) montar
      (equipment/machine) armar
      Printing (type) componer
      they set up (their) camp near the river acamparon cerca del río

    • 1.2(arrange, plan)

      (meeting) convocar a
      (meeting) llamar a
      (kidnapping) planear
      have we got anything set up for next week? ¿tenemos algo previsto / planeado para la semana que viene?
      • we hope to set up a deal with them esperamos llegar a un trato / acuerdo con ellos

    • 1.3(institute, found)

      (committee/commission) crear
      (inquiry) abrir
      (charity/school) fundar
      he set up his own business montó su propio negocio

    • 1.4(establish)

      (record) establecer

    • 1.5(establish)

      he set her up in an apartment le puso un departamento
      • she set herself up as a photographer se estableció como fotógrafa
      • he set his son up as a farmer le compró una granja a su hijo
      • she's now set up for life ahora tiene el porvenir asegurado

    • 1.6(informal) (frame)

      tenderle una trampa a

    • 1.7(informal) (rig)

      arreglar
      the fight was set up la pelea estaba arreglada

    • 1.8(provide drinks)

      set them up, Jack! ¡sírvenos, Jack!

  • 2

    • 2.1(invigorate, restore health of)

      reanimar

    • 2.2(represent as, claim to be, invest with power)

      erigir a algn/erigirse en algo
      to set sb/oneself up as sth
      • they set him up as their leader lo erigieron en caudillo
      • she's been set up as something remarkable la han pintado como algo fuera de serie
      • what right have you to set yourself up as our judge? ¿qué derecho tienes a erigirte en nuestro juez?

  • 3

    • 3.1(raise)

      (howl/cheer) lanzar
      the crowd set up a commotion la muchedumbre armó un alboroto

    • 3.2(cause)

      (infection/irritation) producir

  • 4

    • 4.1(establish in business)

      to set up as sth establecerse como algo

    • 4.2(claim to be)

      you shouldn't set up to be something you're not no deberías dártelas de lo que no eres