Pre·pare v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prepared p. pr. & vb. n. Preparing.]
1. To fit, adapt, or qualify for a particular purpose or condition; to make ready; to put into a state for use or application; as, to prepare ground for seed; to prepare a lesson.
Our souls, not yet prepared for upper light. --Dryden.
2. To procure as suitable or necessary; to get ready; to provide; as, to prepare ammunition and provisions for troops; to prepare ships for defence; to prepare an entertainment.
That they may prepare a city for habitation. --Ps. cvii. 36
Syn: -- To fit; adjust; adapt; qualify; equip; provide; form; make; make; ready.