What is prepare?

  • (verb): Undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession.
    Synonyms: train
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "prepare":

  • (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"
  • (verb): To prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery.
    Example: "Prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
  • (verb): Prepare (someone) for a future role or function.
    Synonyms: groom, train
  • (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

Famous quotes containing the word prepare:

    For if the trumpet give an uncertain sound, who shall prepare himself to the battle?
    Bible: New Testament 1 Corinthians 14:8.

    President Lowell of Harvard appealed to students ‘to prepare themselves for such services as the Governor may call upon them to render.’ Dean Greenough organized an ‘emergency committee,’ and Coach Fisher was reported by the press as having declared, ‘To hell with football if men are needed.’
    —For the State of Massachusetts, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    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)