pre·​make ˌprē-ˈmāk How to pronounce premake (audio)
variants or pre-make
premade or pre-made; premaking or pre-making

transitive verb

: to prepare or make (something) beforehand
premake a sauce
When you are pre-making foods in advance of the holiday meal, maximize space by using zipper bags for storage.USA Today Magazine

Word History

First Known Use

1851, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of premake was in 1851

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Cite this Entry

“Premake.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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