Textual thesaurus for "prepare"

(verb) set, set up, gear up, fix, ready

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

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

(verb) train

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

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

(verb) train, develop, educate

create by training and teaching

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

(verb) get up, devise, machinate, organise, organize

arrange by systematic planning and united effort

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

(verb) ready, make, cook, fix

prepare for eating by applying heat

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

(verb) train, groom

educate for a future role or function

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