prepared

adjective pre·pared \ pri-ˈperd \
Updated on: 11 Apr 2018

Definition of prepared

: subjected to a special process or treatment

preparedly

play \pri-ˈperd-lē, -ˈper-əd-\ adverb

Examples of prepared in a Sentence

  1. The president read a prepared statement.

  2. The store sells a selection of prepared foods.

  3. I got so nervous. I guess I just wasn't prepared.

  4. She was well-prepared and scored high on the test.

  5. How much are you prepared to pay?

  6. I wasn't prepared to spend that much money.

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Origin and Etymology of prepared

from past participle of prepare

prepared Synonyms


PREPARED Defined for English Language Learners

prepared

Definition of prepared for English Language Learners

  • : made at an earlier time for later use : made ready in advance

  • : ready for something : in a suitable condition for some purpose or activity

  • : willing to do something



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