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Synonyms for prepare

make or get ready

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train

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get ready

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  • get ready
  • plan
  • anticipate
  • make provision
  • lay the groundwork
  • make preparations
  • arrange things
  • get everything set

practise

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Synonyms for prepare

to cause to be ready, as for use, consumption, or a special purpose

to plan the details or arrangements of

Synonyms for prepare

make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

educate for a future role or function

lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord

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undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

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We arranged that Herbert should not come home to dinner before going to Mill Pond Bank that evening; that he should not go there at all, to-morrow evening, Tuesday; that he should prepare Provis to come down to some Stairs hard by the house, on Wednesday, when he saw us approach, and not sooner; that all the arrangements with him should be concluded that Monday night; and that he should be communicated with no more in any way, until we took him on board.
For a long time the Herd-boy had made up his mind to prepare a surprise for this beautiful creature on her birthday.
He had already eaten many during his numerous voyages, and he knew how to prepare the eatable substance.
I am a tolerable chemist, and prepare my pills myself.
The spot where we intend to fight must not be made known; for then the enemy will have to prepare against a possible attack at several different points; and his forces being thus distributed in many directions, the numbers we shall have to face at any given point will be proportionately few.
Eliot believed it might not be without an effect in subduing their feelings so as to prepare them better to listen to the preaching.
It looks as if they were victims of a conspiracy; for the books they read, ideal by the necessity of selection, and the conversation of their elders, who look back upon the past through a rosy haze of forgetfulness, prepare them for an unreal life.
de Beaufort only acted in this manner to prepare for a new fortune concealed beneath the Arabs' tents.
At this period in the progress of our race a very large proportion of the young men who went to school or to college did so with the expressed determination to prepare themselves to be great lawyers, or Congressmen, and many of the women planned to become music teachers; but I had a reasonably fixed idea, even at that early period in my life, that there was a need for something to be done to prepare the way for successful lawyers, Congressmen, and music teachers.
What the diplomatic matter might be he did not care, but it gave him great pleasure to prepare a circular, memorandum, or report, skillfully, pointedly, and elegantly.
Now prepare my bath at once, and tell the cook, breakfast in half an hour.
And now," continued the Emperor, "you must all go to your rooms and prepare for dinner, which will presently be served in the grand tin dining-hall.
I shall quietly prepare for our departure, and own what I have done at the right time--that is to say, when the ball is over.
Here, therefore, we have thought proper to prepare the mind of the reader for her reception, by filling it with every pleasing image which we can draw from the face of nature.
I was confident that we should find a station in some one of the coves, for I knew that the rookeries of Bering Sea were thus guarded; but Maud advanced the theory--to prepare me for disappointment, I do believe, if disappointment were to come--that we had discovered an unknown rookery.
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