Synonyms for prepare

Synonyms for (verb) prepare

Synonyms: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

Usage: Get the children ready for school!; prepare for war; I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: train, prepare

Definition: undergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession

Usage: She is training to be a teacher; He trained as a legal aid

Similar words: take, study, read, learn

Definition: be a student of a certain subject

Usage: She is reading for the bar exam


Synonyms: prepare, train, develop, educate

Definition: create by training and teaching

Usage: The old master is training world-class violinists; we develop the leaders for the future

Similar words: teach, learn, instruct

Definition: impart skills or knowledge to

Usage: I taught them French; He instructed me in building a boat


Synonyms: get up, devise, machinate, prepare, organise, organize

Definition: arrange by systematic planning and united effort

Usage: machinate a plot; organize a strike; devise a plan to take over the director's office

Similar words: initiate, pioneer

Definition: take the lead or initiative in; participate in the development of

Usage: This South African surgeon pioneered heart transplants


Synonyms: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch


Synonyms: prepare

Definition: to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery

Usage: prepare a report; prepare a speech

Similar words: make, create

Definition: make or cause to be or to become

Usage: make a mess in one's office; create a furor


Synonyms: prepare

Definition: lead up to and soften by sounding the dissonant note in it as a consonant note in the preceding chord

Usage: prepare the discord in bar 139

Similar words: sound

Definition: cause to sound

Usage: sound the bell; sound a certain note


Synonyms: train, prepare, groom

Definition: educate for a future role or function

Usage: 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

Similar words: educate

Definition: give an education to

Usage: We must educate our youngsters better