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prepared

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

being in a state of fitness for some experience or action
  • a marathoner completely prepared for the grueling race

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prepared

verb
past tense of prepare

Synonyms of prepared (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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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

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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

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The first known use of prepared was in 1663

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“Prepared.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prepared. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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