Definitions for preparation

Definitions for (noun) preparation

Main entry: cookery, cooking, preparation

Definition: the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

Usage: cooking can be a great art; people are needed who have experience in cookery; he left the preparation of meals to his wife

Main entry: homework, prep, preparation

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

Main entry: training, grooming, preparation

Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior

Main entry: readying, preparation

Definition: the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

Usage: preparations for the ceremony had begun

Main entry: planning, provision, preparation

Definition: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

Usage: his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

Main entry: preparation

Definition: (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

Usage: the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance

Main entry: preparation, preparedness, readiness

Definition: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

Usage: putting them in readiness; their preparation was more than adequate

Main entry: formulation, preparation

Definition: a substance prepared according to a formula

Usage: the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

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