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prepare

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of prepare

  1. 1 to make ready in advance <I think I have prepared myself well for this challenge> <we prepared the classroom for the important visitors by getting rid of some unsightly clutter> Synonyms fit, fix, groom, lay, prep, ready Related Words brace, fortify, gird, steel; batten, gather, gear up, mount; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, train, tutor; boot (up), prime; arrange, set, spread; arm, equip, forearm, furnish, outfit, provide, supply; incline, predispose; draft, draw up, frame; warm (up)

  2. 2 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function <basic training is intended to prepare raw recruits for active duty in the military> Synonyms equip, fit, qualify, ready, season, trainRelated Words accustom, adapt, adjust, condition, groom, habituate, shape, tailor; authorize, entitle; empower, enable; educate, indoctrinate, instruct, school, teach, tutor

  3. 3 to put (something) into proper and usually carefully worked out written form <the CEO asked his assistant to prepare a statement for the press> Synonyms cast, craft, draft, draw up, formulate, frame, composeRelated Words fabricate, fashion, form, mold, sculpture, shape; couch, express, phrase, state, verbalize, word; author, indite, pen, write; conceive, concoct, devise; build, construct, make; assemble, compound, piece (together); redraft, reformulate, reframe

  4. 4 to work out the details of (something) in advance <preparing an escape route in case of a fire> Synonyms arrange, blueprint, budget, calculate, chart, choreograph, design, frame, lay out, map (out), organize, plan, project, scheme (out), shape, strategize (about)Related Words conspire, contrive, devise, intrigue, machinate, plot, put up; concert, get up; draft, outline, sketch; aim, figure, have on, intend, mean; contemplate, meditate, premeditate




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