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Synonyms for prepare

make or get ready




get ready


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



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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The West is preparing to add its fables to those of the East.
I would not have every man nor every part of a man cultivated, any more than I would have every acre of earth cultivated: part will be tillage, but the greater part will be meadow and forest, not only serving an immediate use, but preparing a mould against a distant future, by the annual decay of the vegetation which it supports.
And there is one thing more preparing against him, which must be worse than all--his mother has determined, with a very natural kind of spirit, to settle THAT estate upon Robert immediately, which might have been Edward's, on proper conditions.
In preparing these for use he manifested all the ostentation of a professed cook, although the chief mystery of the affair appeared to consist in pouring water in judicious quantities upon the slimy contents of his cocoanut shells.
I'm so tired of preparing for life: I want to live it now.
While preparing Us return, A identifies an issue as to the meaning of a provision in the partnership agreement that will affect the allocation of partnership items to the partners.
Fewer than half of principals surveyed thought that schools of education were preparing teachers very well or moderately well to integrate technology into their teaching (46 percent), use student performance assessment techniques (42 percent), and implement curriculum and performance standards (41 percent).
Written by attorney-at-law Daniel Sitarz, Estate Planning Simplified is a no-nonsense guide for lay readers to preparing a complete and comprehensive estate plan, with details of estate planning laws in all 50 states and Washington, D.
Because the KPMG memoranda in Roxworthy were received just before the due date of the tax return, rather than before the transaction analyzed, the magistrate judge and district court seemed to assume that they must have been meant to assist the taxpayer in preparing its return.
To be sure be sure you are hiring a qualified firm, one needs to first determine what type of experience the company has had in preparing emergency action plans to date.
On an agencywide basis, officers return home with an idea of what Suffolk County is doing, which proves useful in preparing their own organizations to deal with crisis situations and also in coordinating efforts whenever work is performed together.
The training was designed to provide a forum for higher-education officials to discuss with community and emergency management officials how we can organize our campuses, form community partnerships, and sustain these partnerships over time with the explicit purpose of preparing for a community crisis.
Methods that have been used for preparing nano HA include chemical precipitation [4,5,6,7], in some cases followed by spray drying [8,9,10] or hydrothermal treatment [5,11], sol-gel approach [12,13,14], microemulsion techniques [15,16,17,18], precipitation from complex solutions followed by microwave heating [19,20], wet chemical methods incorporating a freeze drying step [21], mechanochemical synthesis [22,23], and electrodeposition [24].
So, I must ask all of us in academia to truly answer the question: are we really preparing our students for the true and total life of being a musician?
But already the soybean industry is preparing for what plant pathologists say is the inevitable arrival of Asian soybean rust.
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