prepare


prepare

verb

Definition of PREPARE

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
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>
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>
4
to work out the details of (something) in advance <preparing an escape route in case of a fire>

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