Synonyms of preparation


1. preparation, readying, activity

usage: the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun"

2. formulation, preparation, compound, chemical compound

usage: a substance prepared according to a formula; "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"

3. planning, preparation, provision, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation

usage: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

4. readiness, preparedness, preparation, state

usage: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate"

5. preparation, harmony, musical harmony

usage: (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord; "the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance"

6. training, preparation, grooming, activity

usage: activity leading to skilled behavior

7. homework, prep, preparation, school assignment, schoolwork

usage: preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

8. cooking, cookery, preparation, change of state

usage: the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat; "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

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