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prepare /prɪˈpeə $ -ˈper/ verb

تهیه کردن ، اماده کردن ، تدارک دیدن ، پستاکردن ، مهیا ساختن ، مجهز کردن ، اماده شدن ، ساختن ، علوم مهندسی: ساختن ترکیب کردن ، ورزش: تغییردادن وضع اتومبیل معمولی برای مسابقه
Synonyms: make or get ready, adapt, adjust, arrange, practise, prime, train, warm up
Antonyms: unprepare
Related Idioms: set the stage (for)
Related Words: furnish, provide, supply, dower, endow, endue, equip, outfit, dispose, incline, predispose, prime
English Thesaurus: cook, make, prepare, rustle up, fix, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

prepare S1 W1 /prɪˈpeə $ -ˈper/ verb
[Word Family: noun: preparation, preparations, preparedness; adjective: preparedunprepared, preparatory; verb: prepare]
[Date: 1400-1500; Language: French; Origin: préparer, from Latin praeparare, from parare 'to get, prepare']

1. MAKE SOMETHING [transitive]
a) to make a meal or a substance:
Prepare the sauce while the pasta is cooking.
When we got home, Stephano was busy preparing dinner.
b) to write a document, make a programme etc:
Health and safety officers will investigate the site and prepare a report.
Green set himself the task of preparing a map of this remote area.

In everyday English, people usually say that someone makes a meal rather than prepares it:
Who’s making dinner tonight?
I’ll make the gravy.

2. MAKE PLANS/ARRANGEMENTS [intransitive and transitive] to make plans or arrangements for something that will happen in the future Synonym : get ready
prepare for
The 45-year-old explorer has been preparing for his latest expedition to the Arctic.
prepare to do something
Her parents were busy preparing to go on holiday.
The prosecution wanted more time to prepare their case.

In everyday English, people usually say that someone gets ready for something rather than prepares for it:
We’re getting ready to move next week.

3. MAKE SOMETHING READY [transitive] to make something ready to be used:
Prepare the soil, then plant the seedlings eight inches apart.
prepare something for somebody/something
Coulthard’s team were up all night preparing the car for the race.

4. MAKE YOURSELF READY [transitive] to make yourself mentally or physically ready for something that you expect to happen soon
prepare yourself (for something)
The letter arrived, and we prepared ourselves for bad news.
Can you just give me a couple more moments to prepare myself?
prepare yourself for a race/fight etc
The Chicago Bears are busy preparing themselves for the big game.
prepare to do something
Buy the album, and prepare to be amazed.

5. MAKE SOMEBODY READY [transitive] to provide someone with the training, skills, experience etc that they will need to do a job or to deal with a situation
prepare somebody for something
a course that prepares students for English examinations
Schools should do more to prepare children for the world of work.
What does a coach do to prepare his team for the Superbowl?

6. prepare the way/ground for somebody/something to make it possible for something to be achieved, or for someone to succeed in doing something:
Curie’s research prepared the way for the work of modern nuclear scientists.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

ADV. properly, well | fully | badly, inadequately, poorly | adequately | carefully, painstakingly | specially a table full of specially prepared food
VERB + PREPARE help (sb), help (sb) to | fail to He had failed to prepare adequately for the task before him.
be easy to, be quick to a meal that is very quick and easy to prepare
be designed to The course is designed to prepare graduates for management careers.
PREP. for We all set about preparing for the party.
PHRASES time to prepare (sth) I haven't had time to prepare my arguments properly.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: I was preparing myself to go to bed when the phone rang.
DUBIOUS: I was preparing to go to bed when the phone rang.
GOOD: I was getting ready to go to bed when the phone rang.

Usage Note:
If you prepare yourself (for sth ), you get yourself into a suitable mental or physical state for something that you expect to happen: 'Relatives of the victims were told to prepare themselves for a long wait.' 'The villagers are preparing themselves for further flooding.'
When you get ready or prepare to do something, you make yourself ready to do it: 'The company is preparing to expand its European network.' 'I had my breakfast and got ready to go to school.'
Note that get ready is very common in spoken English and is often used in connection with the simple things that people do as part of their daily routine.

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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