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Verb
/priˈpe(ə)r/,
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prepares, 3rd person singular present; prepared, past tense; preparing, present participle; prepared, past participle;
  1. Make (something) ready for use or consideration
    • - prepare a brief summary of the article
  2. Created in advance; preplanned
    • - the spokesman was reading a prepared statement
  3. Make (food or a meal) ready for cooking or eating
    • - she was busy preparing lunch
  4. Make (someone) ready or able to do or deal with something
    • - schools should prepare children for life
    • - by this time I was prepared for anything
  5. Make oneself ready to do or deal with something
    • - she took time off to prepare for her exams
    • - they're preparing to blast into space
  6. Be willing to do something
    • - I wasn't prepared to go along with that
  7. Make (a chemical product) by a reaction or series of reactions

  8. (in conventional harmony) Lead up to (a discord) by means of preparation


  1. fix: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
  2. cook: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
  3. to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
  4. organize: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office"
  5. educate for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior"
  6. train: create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future"
  7. A PREPARE statement in SQL prepares a statement for execution at a later time.
  8. (Preparation (dental)) A dental restoration or dental filling is a dental restorative material used to restore the function, integrity and morphology of missing tooth structure. The structural loss typically results from caries or external trauma. ...
  9. (Preparation (physics)) Generally, measuring instruments are meant to get the (pre)existent value of a physical quantity of a system with as little change of, or interaction with the system as possible. ...
  10. To make ready for a specific future purpose; To make ready for eating or drinking; to cook; To make oneself ready; to get ready, make preparation; To produce or make by combining elements; to synthesize, compound
  11. (Prepared (timber)) planed smooth. Sometimes known as PAR (planed all round) timber.
  12. (Prepared) or Provisional Entrenchments -- See Deliberate Entrenchments.
  13. (prepared) In SFS, a synonym for in-doubt.
  14. (Preparation) The purpose of this phase was to help students identify the strategies they are already using and to develop their metacognitive awareness of the relationship between their own mental processes and effective learning. ...
  15. (preparation) In the context of the selling process this is the work done by the sales person to research and plan the sales approach and/or sales call to a particular prospect or customer. ...
  16. (preparation) a mixture or solution composed of two or more substances.
  17. (Preparation) a non-threatening action intended to create the opening for an attack; the initial phase of an attack, before right-of-way is established.
  18. (Preparation) a harmonic device in which a note which causes a chord to be discordant is used in the previous chord within which it is concordant
  19. The preparation stage is the important first step when beginning any cleaning or restoration task in a structure. This includes the gathering of proper supplies and making certain that the structure is unoccupied before entering and performing restoration work.
  20. (PREPARATION) The act of making ready beforehand for some special reason.
  21. (PREPARATION) The first step of the teaching process, which consists of determining the scope of the lesson, the objectives, and the goals to be attained. This portion also includes making certain all necessary supplies are on hand. ...
  22. (PREPARATION) The period of time that a horse races for. Standardbreds usually have a spell or rest before returning to the race track for their next preparation.
  23. (PREPARATION) This includes (non-exhaustively) all checking or work upon any document presented by you, taking instructions either from you or written by you or others, consideration, drafting, completion of part prepared documents, binding and or sealing of any document and time taken in ...
  24. (Preparation (spiritual)) Having a right relationship to God (only by abiding in Christ Jesus) and being willing to do the smallest or largest directive from God. This should be our goal and the result we pursue.
  25. (Preparation) (Optional) If you have suitable vocabulary from your textbook, before photocopying you might want to fill in the few gaps in the worksheets and maybe replace some of the vocab that is there with words that are revision for your students.