prepare: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pri-pâr'), [key]
— v., -pared, -par•ing.
- to put in proper condition or readiness: to prepare a patient for surgery.
- to get (a meal) ready for eating, as by proper assembling, cooking, etc.
- to manufacture, compound, or compose: to prepare a cough syrup.
- to lead up to (a discord, an embellishment, etc.) by some preliminary tone or tones.
- to put things or oneself in readiness; get ready: to prepare for war.
- prepare (Thesaurus)