Definición de prepare en inglés:

prepare

Silabificación: pre·pare
Pronunciación: /priˈpe(ə)r
 
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verbo

[with object]
1Make (something) ready for use or consideration: prepare a brief summary of the article
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The research team is currently preparing manuscripts for consideration.
  • Officials are currently preparing advice for consideration by the Government in the very near future.
  • As a result of those select committee considerations, reports are prepared that are tabled in the House.
Sinónimos
make/get ready, put together, draw up, produce, arrange, assemble, construct, compose, formulate
1.1 (as adjective prepared) Created in advance; preplanned: the spokesman was reading a prepared statement
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I had prepared a few words for my 45-second statement, and one of the guys typed it into their system - I don't know what he made of it.
  • On this special occasion, the trimaran's skipper had prepared a few words in German for the local audience.
  • "Adolescents are not passive," the study author and sociology professor said in a prepared statement.
1.2Make (food or a meal) ready for cooking or eating: she was busy preparing lunch
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Without a refrigerator or stove, and perhaps only a hot plate to prepare meals, food choices are expensive and generally not very nutritious.
  • The Meath man even showed his cooking skills when he prepared a meal for the judges in the early hours of Monday morning.
  • Reading food labels and preparing your own meals with herbs and spices instead of salt can make a big difference.
Sinónimos
cook, make, get, put together, concoct
informal fix, rustle up
1.3Make (someone) ready or able to do or deal with something: schools should prepare children for life by this time I was prepared for anything [no object]: she took time off to prepare for her exams
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • However none of those were able to prepare me for dealing with change properly.
  • I was not prepared for it and I couldn't really deal with it.
  • What we weren't prepared for was to get people out of the city who couldn't get out of the city on their own.
Sinónimos
get ready, make preparations, arrange things, make provision, get everything settrain, get into shape, practice, get readystudy, reviewinstruct, coach, train, tutor, drill, primebrace, make ready, tense, steel, steadyready, (all) set, equipped, primed; waiting, on hand, poised, in position
1.4 (be prepared to do something) Be willing to do something: I wasn’t prepared to go along with that
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Many of those questioned asked to remain anonymous but others were prepared to give their names.
  • That they were prepared to put themselves through such discomfort is an indication of their strength of feeling.
  • They now needed evidence that local authorities were prepared to adopt the same approach.
Sinónimos
willing, ready, disposed, predisposed, (favorably) inclined, of a mind, minded
1.5Make (a chemical product) by a reaction or series of reactions.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Formic acid is prepared commercially by heating carbon monoxide and sodium hydroxide to form sodium formate.
  • He continued to work productively, analysing the chemistry of chlorine bleaches and preparing hypochlorous acid and chlorine monoxide for the first time.
  • His ink was prepared from the soot of lamp black mixed with water.
2 Music (In conventional harmony) lead up to (a discord) by means of preparation.

Origen

late Middle English: from French préparer or Latin praeparare, from prae 'before' + parare 'make ready'.

Derivativos

preparer

sustantivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • This is true even if your friend is a professional actress who relishes the opportunity to play the role of a helpful tax preparer.
  • Different financial statement preparers may develop different methods of determining fair value, resulting in similar financial instruments being valued differently.
  • Most of the workers, such as nursing assistants or food preparers, ‘have no educational credentials beyond a high school diploma,’ the authors found.

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