Definition for prepared (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.
verb (used without object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.
Origin of prepare
Examples from the Web for prepared
He prepared operations south of Samarra and north of Baghdad.What an Iranian Funeral Tells Us About the Wars in Iraq|IranWire|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Luckily, Tor was prepared for this sort of assault, and has built-in defenses to protect against it.
Divide batter into prepared ramekins, place ramekins on a baking sheet, and bake about 20 minutes.Make ‘The Chew’s’ Carla Hall’s Sticky Toffee Pudding|Carla Hall|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This can also be prepared a few days in advance and stored, covered, in the fridge.
By Thursday morning, Paul was prepared to make his position clear.
Ismar, wishing to give his body a splendid funeral, prepared a banquet of royal bounty to increase the splendour of the obsequies.The Danish History, Books I-IX|Saxo Grammaticus ("Saxo the Learned")
Once he moved cautiously toward the place they had prepared for Diane.Brood of the Dark Moon|Charles Willard Diffin
"I wonder what's in it," said Sue, as her brother and Harry prepared to wade out.Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue at Christmas Tree Cove|Laura Lee Hope
Be Prepared for trouble and for enemies as well as to help someone.Boy Scouts in Southern Waters|G. Harvey Ralphson
It is an ill look-out for the cycle mechanic who is not prepared to tackle the new problems that will arise.Anticipations|Herbert George Wells
British Dictionary definitions for prepared
Word Origin for prepare
Word Origin and History for prepared
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.