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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pre·pared a. Made fit or suitable; adapted; ready; as, prepared food; prepared questions. -- Pre*par*ed*ly adv. --Shak. -- Pre*par*ed*ness, n.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared
             statement"; "be prepared for emergencies" [ant: unprepared]
      2: having made preparations; "prepared to take risks" [syn: disposed(p),
          fain, inclined(p)]
      3: equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources;
         "graduates well equipped to handle such problems";
         "equipped to be a scholar"