reprepared


reprepared

verb (used with object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.

  1. to put in proper condition or readiness: to prepare a patient for surgery.
  2. to get (a meal) ready for eating, as by proper assembling, cooking, etc.
  3. to manufacture, compound, or compose: to prepare a cough syrup.
  4. Music. to lead up to (a discord, an embellishment, etc.) by some preliminary tone or tones.

verb (used without object), pre·pared, pre·par·ing.

  1. to put things or oneself in readiness; get ready: to prepare for war.

verb

  1. to make ready or suitable in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etcto prepare a meal; to prepare to go
  2. to put together using parts or ingredients; compose or construct
  3. (tr) to equip or outfit, as for an expedition
  4. (tr) music to soften the impact of (a dissonant note) by the use of preparation
  5. be prepared (foll by an infinitive) to be willing and able (to do something)I’m not prepared to reveal these figures
v.

mid-15c., a back formation from preparation and in part from Middle French preparer (14c.), from Latin praeparare “make ready beforehand” (see preparation). Related: Prepared; preparing. Be prepared as the Boy Scouts’ motto is attested from 1911.

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