Synonyms and Antonyms of preparation
the state of being ready to act when the need arises
- Preparation can make the difference between life and death in a natural disaster.
aliveness, awareness, consciousness, mindfulness, receptiveness, receptivity, sensitivity
care, carefulness, cautiousness, chariness, heedfulness, wariness
alert, alertness, attentiveness, qui vive, red alert, vigilance, watch, watchfulness
carelessness, heedlessness, inattention, inattentiveness, negligence, remissness
absentmindedness, abstraction, daydreaming, daze, distraction
the act or process of making ready for something
- Much of the coursework this semester has been spent on preparation for the statewide exams.
coaching, conditioning, cultivation, readying
education, instruction, schooling, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutoring
development, direction, guidance, nurturance, nurturing
edification, enlightenment, improvement
didactics, pedagogics, pedagogy
higher education, higher learning
a substance made ready for use as a medicine
- To avoid side effects, the preparation should be taken with food.
cure, drug, medication, medicinal, pharmaceutical, physic, remedy, specific
miracle drug, wonder drug
cap, capsule, lozenge, tablet