Definition of prepared
: subjected to a special process or treatment
preparedlyplay \-ˈperd-lē, -ˈper-əd-\ adverb
Examples of prepared in a sentence
The president read a prepared statement.
The store sells a selection of prepared foods.
I got so nervous. I guess I just wasn't prepared.
She was well-prepared and scored high on the test.
How much are you prepared to pay?
I wasn't prepared to spend that much money.
First Known Use of prepared
PREPARED Defined for English Language Learners
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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