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aufstellen

Meanings

1.
to put up
(For somewhat larger things like a billboard for example. Also used for animals pricking their ears or fur.)
Opposite (closest): umwerfen
2.
to put out, to set
(For abstract things like a theory or a claim. Also for setting a record. )
3.
to position oneself
(In the sense of a company or team positioning or preparing themselves. Sounds very technical, but especially "aufgestellt sein" is fairly common in the business world.)
4.
to field, to nominate
(For candidates in a vote and for players in a sports team or competition.)

Word Family

Root: *sta-
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