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Definition 1: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where prepared or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a prepared statement
  • be prepared for emergencies

(prepared is similar to ...) positioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger

"he stood to attention with his shoulders braced"

(prepared is similar to ...) (usually followed by `on' or `for') in readiness

"he was up on his homework" "had to be up for the game"

(prepared is similar to ...) prepared or arranged for a meal; especially having food set out

"a table spread with food"

(prepared is similar to ...) made suitable and available for immediate use

"dinner is ready"

(prepared is similar to ...) subjected to a special process or treatment

"prepared ergot" "processed cheeses are easy to spread"

(prepared is similar to ...) cooked partially or completely beforehand

"frozen precooked meals from the supermarket"

(prepared is similar to ...) having already been put into a suitable condition

"a surface preconditioned to receive paint" "customers preconditioned to buy a product"

(prepared is similar to ...) prepared before sale and ready to be cooked

(prepared is similar to ...) prepared with proper equipment

"equipped for service in the Arctic"

(prepared is similar to ...) prepared for battle

"an embattled city"

(means also ...) completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

"get ready" "she is ready to resign" "the bridge is ready to collapse" "I am ready to work" "ready for action" "ready for use" "the soup will be ready in a minute" "ready to learn to read"

Definition 2: equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prepared or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • graduates well equipped to handle such problems
  • equipped to be a scholar

(prepared is similar to ...) provided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate

"a well equipped playground" "a ship equipped with every mechanical aid to navigation"

Definition 3: having made preparations - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where prepared or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • prepared to take risks

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(prepared is similar to ...) disposed or inclined toward

"a willing participant" "willing helpers"

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