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pre·pare

 (prĭ-pâr′)
v. pre·pared, pre·par·ing, pre·pares
v.tr.
1. To make ready beforehand for a specific purpose, as for an event or occasion: The teacher prepared the students for the exams.
2. To put together or make by combining various elements or ingredients; manufacture or compound: prepared a meal; prepared the lecture.
3. To fit out; equip: prepared the ship for an arctic expedition.
4. Music To lead up to and soften (a dissonance or its impact) by means of preparation.
v.intr.
To make things or oneself ready: I must prepare for my trip.
Idiom:
be prepared
To be willing (to do something): I am not prepared to defend him when I know he was wrong.

[Middle English preparen, from Old French preparer, from Latin praeparāre : prae-, pre- + parāre, prepare, equip; see perə- in Indo-European roots.]

pre·par′ed·ly (-pâr′ĭd-lē) adv.
pre·par′er n.

prepared

(prɪˈpɛəd)
adj
ready for something that is likely to happendone or made beforehand
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.prepared - made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies"
ready - completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read"
unprepared - without preparation; not prepared for; "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson
2.prepared - having made preparations; "prepared to take risks"
willing - disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers"
3.prepared - equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources; "graduates well equipped to handle such problems"; "equipped to be a scholar"
equipped, equipt - provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate; "a well equipped playground"; "a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation"

prepared

adjective
1. willing, minded, able, ready, inclined, disposed, in the mood, predisposed, of a mind Are you prepared to take industrial action?
2. ready, set, all set I was prepared for a long wait.
3. fit, primed, in order, arranged, in readiness, all systems go (informal) The country is fully prepared for war.
Translations
مُسْتَعِد، مُجَهَّزمُعَد
připravený
forberedt
valmistautunut
spremanpripremljen
készített
undirbúinn
用意ができた
준비가 되어 있는
förberedd
ที่เตรียมไว้
sẵn sàng

prepared

[prɪˈpɛəd] ADJ
1. (= ready) → preparado
I am prepared for anythingestoy preparado para cualquier eventualidad
we were prepared for itíbamos preparados
we were not prepared for thisesto no lo esperábamos, no contábamos con esto
"be prepared" (motto) → ¡siempre listos!
to be prepared for the worstestar preparado para lo peor
2. (= made earlier)
2.1. [statement, answer] → preparado
2.2. (Culin) supermarkets now stock prepared saladsahora los supermercados venden ensaladas listas para comer or ensaladas preparadas
prepared foodsplatos m precocinados, productos mpl previamente elaborados
3. (= willing) to be prepared to do sthestar dispuesto a hacer algo
he was prepared to be broadmindedestaba dispuesto a ser tolerante

prepared

[prɪˈpɛərd] adj
(= ready) → prêt(e)
prepared for sth → prêt pour qch
to be prepared to do sth (= willing) → être prêt à faire qch
I'm prepared to help you → Je suis prêt à t'aider.
I'm not prepared to listen to this sort of thing → Je ne suis pas prêt à écouter ce genre de choses.

prepared

adj
(also ready prepared)vorbereitet; prepared mealFertiggericht nt
(= in a state of readiness)vorbereitet (→ for auf +acc); I wasn’t prepared for that!darauf war ich nicht vorbereitet or gefasst; to be prepared for the worstauf das Schlimmste vorbereitet sein; I wasn’t prepared for him to do thatich war nicht darauf vorbereitet, dass er das tut; the country is prepared for wardas Land ist kriegsbereit or bereit zum Krieg; are you prepared for your journey?sind Sie reisefertig?; “be preparedallzeit bereit
(= willing) to be prepared to do somethingbereit sein, etw zu tun

prepared

[prɪˈpɛəd] adj
a. (speech, answer) → preparato/a in anticipo; (food) → pronto/a
b. (in state of readiness) → pronto/a
to be prepared for anything → essere pronto/a a tutto
we were not prepared for this → questo ci ha colto alla sprovvista or non ce lo aspettavamo
c. (willing) to be prepared to help sbessere disposto/a or pronto/a ad aiutare qn

prepare

(priˈpeə) verb
to make or get ready. Have you prepared your speech for Thursday?; My mother prepared a meal; He prepared to go out; Prepare yourself for a shock.
preparation (prepəˈreiʃən) noun
1. the act of preparing. You can't pass an exam without preparation.
2. something done to prepare. She was making hasty preparations for her departure.
preparatory (-ˈpӕrə-) adjective
acting as an introduction or in order to prepare for something. Political leaders have agreed to meet for preparatory talks about an end to the war.
preˈpared adjective
(negative unprepared) made ready.
preparatory school (-ˈpӕrə-)
1. a private school which educates children in preparation for a senior school (abbreviation prep school (prep-) ).
2. (American) a private secondary school preparing students for college.
be prepared
(of a person) to be ready (for something, to do something etc). We must be prepared for a disappointment; I'm not prepared (=willing) to lend him more money; The motto of the Scouts is `Be Prepared!'.

prepared

مُعَد připravený forberedt vorbereitet προετοιμασμένος preparado valmistautunut préparé spreman preparato 用意ができた 준비가 되어 있는 bereid forberedt przygotowany preparado подготовленный förberedd ที่เตรียมไว้ hazırlanmış sẵn sàng 准备好的
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Lighting a lamp, Wing Bid- dlebaum washed the few dishes soiled by his simple meal and, setting up a folding cot by the screen door that led to the porch, prepared to undress for the night.
The tents were set up, smudge fires built and supper quickly prepared.
He declared that he would never retract one word, and that he was quite prepared to lose all his pupils.
Well, send him about his business when he bores you, Edna," instructed her husband as he prepared to leave.
A young man, in the dress of an officer, conducted to their steeds two females, who, as it was apparent by their dresses, were prepared to encounter the fatigues of a journey in the woods.
We continued not in a state of indolence, but hunted every day, and prepared a little cottage to defend us from the Winter storms.
Attired in a suit of shining black alpaca, the visitor had evidently prepared himself with some care for a possible interview.
The country-girl, willing to give her utmost assistance, proposed to make an Indian cake, after her mother's peculiar method, of easy manufacture, and which she could vouch for as possessing a richness, and, if rightly prepared, a delicacy, unequalled by any other mode of breakfast-cake.
Discerning the impracticable state of the poor culprit's mind, the elder clergyman, who had carefully prepared himself for the occasion, addressed to the multitude a discourse on sin, in all its branches, but with continual reference to the ignominious letter.
This, naturally, was declared by several voices to give the thing the utmost price, and our friend, with quiet art, prepared his triumph by turning his eyes over the rest of us and going on: "It's beyond everything.
Clarriker informing me on that occasion that the affairs of the House were steadily progressing, that he would now be able to establish a small branch-house in the East which was much wanted for the extension of the business, and that Herbert in his new partnership capacity would go out and take charge of it, I found that I must have prepared for a separation from my friend, even though my own affairs had been more settled.
And," I added, "this bird, suitably prepared, is worth knife and fork.