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prepare

EN[pɹɪˈpɛə] [pɹɪˈpɛɹ] [pɹəˈpɛɹ]
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    Definition of prepare in English Dictionary

  • NounPREpré-
    1. OBS preparation.
    2. VerbSGpreparesPRpreparingPT, PPprepared
      1. VT To make ready for a specific future purpose; to set up; to assemble.
        1. We prepared the spacecraft for takeoff. ‎
      2. VT To make ready for eating or drinking; to cook.
        1. We prepared a fish for dinner. ‎
      3. VI To make oneself ready; to get ready, make preparation.
        1. As soon as Julia returned with a constable, Timothy, who was on the point of exhaustion, prepared to give over to him gratefully. The newcomer turned out to be a powerful youngster, fully trained and eager to help, and he stripped off his tunic at once.
      4. VT To produce or make by combining elements; to synthesize, compound.
        1. She prepared a meal from what was left in the cupboards. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Equal concentration (25 mM) growth solution was prepared by mixing both zinc nitrate hexahydrate and hexamethyltetramine in deionized water.
        • It is not uncommon on exam days for several students to malinger rather than prepare themselves.
        • Each of the members is expected to inform ‘thonself’ on the topic thus allotted, and to be prepared to give an opinion or ask questions.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Preparing for the worst, they put away food for the winter. ‎
      3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
        • Unless otherwise mentioned, 25 ml of throat paint is to be prepared.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Nouns
        • Nouns with unknown or uncertain plurals
        • Verbs
          • Intransitive verbs
            • Transitive verbs
          Related Links:
          1. en prepared
          2. en preparedness
          3. en preparer
          4. en prepares
          5. en prepareth
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of prepare for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "prepare" is a noun, more specifically, a nouns with unknown or uncertain plural. It's also a verb, more specifically, an intransitive verb and a transitive verb.
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