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preparing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

as in introducing, readying

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preparing

verb
present participle of prepare

Synonyms of preparing (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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“Preparing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/preparing. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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