prepared

[pri-paird]
adjective
  1. properly expectant, organized, or equipped; ready: prepared for a hurricane.
  2. (of food) processed by the manufacturer or seller, by cooking, cleaning, or the like, so as to be ready to serve or use with little or no further preparation.

Origin of prepared

First recorded in 1520–30; prepare + -ed2
Related formspre·par·ed·ly [pri-pair-id-lee, -paird-lee] /prɪˈpɛər ɪd li, -ˈpɛərd li/, adverbself-pre·pared, adjectivesu·per·pre·pared, adjectiveun·pre·pared, adjectiveun·pre·par·ed·ly, adverbwell-pre·pared, adjective
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Examples from the Web for self-prepared

Historical Examples of self-prepared

  • An hour or two later, he was up and eating his self-prepared breakfast.

    Out of the Air

    Inez Haynes Irwin

  • Mrs. Lister remembered his single year at the college, whither he had come, self-prepared, to enter the senior class.

    Basil Everman

    Elsie Singmaster