Synonyms for preparation

Synonyms for (noun) preparation

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: change of state

Definition: the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics


Synonyms: homework, prep, preparation

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

Similar words: school assignment, schoolwork

Definition: a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher


Synonyms: training, grooming, preparation

Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: activity

Definition: any specific behavior

Usage: they avoided all recreational activity


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: intellection, thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, mentation

Definition: the process of using your mind to consider something carefully

Usage: thinking always made him frown; she paused for thought


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: musical harmony, harmony

Definition: the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: state

Definition: the way something is with respect to its main attributes

Usage: the current state of knowledge; his state of health; in a weak financial state


Synonyms: formulation, preparation

Definition: a substance prepared according to a formula

Usage: the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine

Similar words: compound, chemical compound

Definition: (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight