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  Words related to prepare

Related / Similar Words: fix, set up, ready, gear up, set, train, develop, educate, organize, organise, devise, get up, machinate, cook, make, groom

 

Definition:
  • make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill";
  • undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession; "She is training to be a teacher"; "He trained as a legal aid";
  • create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future";
  • arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director''s office";
  • prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please";
  • to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech";
  • lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord; "prepare the discord in bar 139";
  • prepare (someone) for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior";

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    Hyponyms: socialize, socialise, provide, cram, precondition, fix, mount, set up, lay out, set, winterize, winterise, summerize, summerise, prime, cultivate, crop, work, brace, poise, apprentice, retrain, drill, housebreak, toilet-train, put on, lay, sandwich, spatchcock, preserve, keep, dress, dress out, devil, precook, whip up, whomp up, concoct, cook up, lard, rough in, rough, rough out, qualify, dispose

     

    Grouped Verbs: train, develop, educate, groom, build up, make, discipline, check, condition

     

    Derivational Morphology: set, readiness, ready, preparation, readying, preparedness, homework, prep, trainee, education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, educational activity, training, grooming, trainer, intrigue, machination, planner, contriver, deviser, devising, fashioning, making, organization, organisation, constitution, establishment, formation, cooking, cookery, cook, cooker

     

    Anagrams: paperer

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 准备   Dutch: voorbereiden  
    Finnish: valmistella   French: préparer  
    German: vorbereiten   Hungarian: előkészíteni  
    Italian: preparare   Japanese: 準備する  
    Korean: 준비하다   Portuguese: preparar  
    Russian: готовить   Spanish: preparar  
    Swedish: förbereda  
     
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