[verb] make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill" Synonyms:fix, set up, ready, gear up, set
[verb] prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please" Synonyms:cook, fix, ready, make
[verb] to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery; "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
[verb] arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over the director's office" Synonyms:organize, organise, devise, get up, machinate
[verb] prepare (someone) for a future role or function; "He is grooming his son to become his successor"; "The prince was prepared to become King one day"; "They trained him to be a warrior" Synonyms:groom, train
[verb] create by training and teaching; "The old master is training world-class violinists"; "we develop the leaders for the future" Synonyms:train, develop, educate
[verb] lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord; "prepare the discord in bar 139"
[verb] undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession; "She is training to be a teacher"; "He trained as a legal aid" Synonyms:train