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
Examples from the Web for preparer
Historical Examples of preparer
We may well attribute more foresight to the preparer of dried Frogs and allow him to hang his animal a few inches off the ground.The Glow-Worm and Other Beetles
Jean Henri Fabre
La maniere de se bien preparer à la mort, par M. de Chertablon.The Dance of Death
He had pricked before, now he stung; the singer of liberty had developed into a herald and preparer of the approaching revolution.
The turtle soup, flavored with aromatic herbs, often gained well-merited praises for its preparer, Neb.The Mysterious Island
The preparer takes full responsibility for his choice of arrangement.Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica
Homer and Hesiod
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.