Textual thesaurus for "preparation"

(noun) cookery, cooking

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

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

(noun) homework, prep

preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

(noun) training, grooming

activity leading to skilled behavior

(noun) readying

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

preparations for the ceremony had begun

(noun) planning, provision

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

his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties

(noun) preparedness, readiness

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

putting them in readiness; their preparation was more than adequate

(noun) formulation

a substance prepared according to a formula

the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine