verb (used with object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.
Origin of prepare
Synonyms for prepare
Antonyms for prepare
Related Words for preparedevelop, form, formulate, supply, provide, make, gird, produce, assemble, qualify, train, plan, strengthen, ready, equip, brace, arrange, coach, contrive, fashion
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Contemporary Examples of prepare
Prepare a large bowl with water and ice along with a strainer.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole
December 27, 2014
Hitchcock's going on about English pork butchers and how best to prepare pork cracklings.
One morning I arrive about nine to prepare for our morning meeting.
Prepare for takeoff, because quality vacation time will certainly boost your mood.
After all, you prepare your home, car, garden and other things for the seasonal change, so why not your body?
Historical Examples of prepare
"Then prepare to be greeted with an icy blast," predicted Emma.Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus
Jessie Graham Flower
So prepare to go to your uncle's for an early day in next week.
Her father's angry letter, ordering her to prepare for her wedding-day.
One purpose of this introduction is to prepare the reader for such a shock.The Conquest of Fear
Prepare the pumpkin as directed in Art. 65 and add the milk to it.Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 4
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Word Origin for prepare
mid-15c., a back formation from preparation and in part from Middle French preparer (14c.), from Latin praeparare "make ready beforehand" (see preparation). Related: Prepared; preparing. Be prepared as the Boy Scouts' motto is attested from 1911.