prep


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noun \ˈprep\

Definition of PREP

3
:  a preliminary trial for a racehorse

Examples of PREP

  1. Painting a room involves a lot of prep.

First Known Use of PREP

1862

Rhymes with PREP

2prep

verb

: to make yourself ready for something

: to make (someone or something) ready for something

preppedprep·ping

Full Definition of PREP

intransitive verb
1
:  to attend preparatory school
2
[short for prepare] :  to get ready
transitive verb
:  prepare; especially :  to prepare for an operation or examination <nurses prepped the patient>

Examples of PREP

  1. She spent all night prepping for the test.
  2. The runners are prepping themselves for the race.
  3. It took me about 20 minutes to prep the vegetables.

First Known Use of PREP

1915

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