prepare


prepare (http://definr.com/prepare)

     v 1:  make ready or suitable in advance for a particular purpose
          or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for
          school!"; "prepare for war" [syn: set up, ready, {gear
          up}, set]
     2: prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner,
        please"; "can you make me an omelette?" "fix breakfast for
        the guests, please" [syn: cook, fix, ready, make]
     3: to prepare verbally, either for written or spoken delivery;
        "prepare a report"; "prepare a speech"
     4: arrange by systematic planning and united effort; "machinate
        a plot"; "organize a strike"; "devise a plan to take over
        the director's office" [syn: organize, organise, devise,
         get up, machinate]
     5: prepare (someone) 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" [syn: groom, train]
     6: create by training and teaching; "The old master is training
        world-class violinists; "we develop the leaders for the
        future" [syn: train, develop, educate]
     7: make suitable for eating; of foods
     8: 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" [syn: train]