Term:prepare

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OVERVIEW OF VERB PREPARE

1) fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set: 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

2) cook, fix, ready, make, prepare: prepare for eating by applying heat; “Cook me dinner, please”; “can you make me an omelette?”; “fix breakfast for the guests, please”; “Women prepare food for the rebels in the front of the battle in Bayda”.

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3) prepare: to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; “prepare a report”; “prepare a speech

4) organize, organise, prepare, devise, get up, machinate: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; “machinate a plot”; “organize a strike”; “devise a plan to take over the director’s office

5) prepare, groom, train: 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”

6) train, develop, prepare, educate: create by training and teaching; “The old master is training world-class violinists”; “we develop the leaders for the future

7) prepare: 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″

8) train, prepare: 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”

verb prepare has 8 sense(s) (first 6 from tagged texts)


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