What is prepare?

  • (verb): Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.
    Example: "Prepare for war"
    Synonyms: fix, set up, ready, gear up, set
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "prepare":

  • (verb): Undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.
    Synonyms: train
  • (verb): Prepare (someone) for a future role or function.
    Synonyms: groom, train
  • (verb): To prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery.
    Example: "Prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
  • (verb): Lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord.
    Example: "Prepare the discord in bar 139"

Famous quotes containing the word prepare:

    Speech belongs half to the speaker, half to the listener. The latter must prepare to receive it according to the motion it takes.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    The education of females has been exclusively directed to fit them for displaying to advantage the charms of youth and beauty. ... though well to decorate the blossom, it is far better to prepare for the harvest.
    Emma Hart Willard (1787–1870)

    All the sciences are now under an obligation to prepare for the future task of philosopher, which is to solve the problem of value, to determine the rank order of values.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)