HyperDic: prepared

English > 3 senses of the word prepared:
ADJECTIVEallpreparedmade ready or fit or suitable beforehand
allprepared, disposed, fain, inclinedhaving made preparations
allpreparedequipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources
prepared > pronunciation
Soundspriypeh'rd
Rhymesaired ... unprepared: 14 rhymes with ehrd...
English > prepared: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmade ready or fit or suitable beforehand.
Examples
  • "a prepared statement"
  • "be prepared for emergencies"
NarrowerbracedPositioned so as to be ready for confrontation or danger
embattledPrepared for battle
equipped, fitted outPrepared with proper equipment
oven-readyPrepared before sale and ready to be cooked
preconditionedHaving already been put into a suitable condition
precookedcooked partially or completely beforehand
processedsubjected to a special process or treatment
readyMade suitable and available for immediate use
spreadPrepared or arranged for a meal
up(usually followed by 'on' or 'for') in readiness
See alsoreadyCompletely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
OppositeunpreparedWithout preparation
Spanishlisto, preparado
Nounspreparednessthe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
English > prepared: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningHaving made preparations.
Example"prepared to take risks"
Synonymsdisposed, fain, inclined
Broaderwillingdisposed or inclined toward
Spanishdispuesto, preparado
Catalandisposat, preparat
Nounspreparednessthe state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
English > prepared: 3 senses > adjective 3
Meaningequipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources.
Broaderequipped, equiptProvided or fitted out with what is necessary or useful or appropriate
Spanishpreparado

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