prepared
adjective Date: 1663 subjected to a special process or treatment • preparedly adverb

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  • Prepared — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • prepared — prepared; un·prepared; …   English syllables

  • prepared — index aforethought, alert (vigilant), circumspect, competent, defensible, discreet, expert, familiar …   Law dictionary

  • prepared — [adj] ready in body or mind able, adapted, adjusted, all bases covered*, all set*, all systems go*, arranged, available, disposed, fit, fixed, framed, gaffed, groomed, handy, inclined, in order, in readiness, minded, of a mind, on guard*, planned …   New thesaurus

  • prepared — adjective 1 be prepared to do sth to be willing to do something, especially something difficult or something that you do not usually do: You have to be prepared to take risks in this kind of work. | How much is she prepared to pay? 2 I m not… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • prepared — adj. 1 ready and able to deal with sth VERBS ▪ be, feel, seem ▪ get ▪ I d had three weeks to get prepared. ▪ come …   Collocations dictionary

  • prepared — pre|pared S2 [prıˈpeəd US ˈperd] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1 be prepared to do something 2¦(ready to deal with something)¦ 3 I m not prepared to do something 4¦(made earlier)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) be prepared to do sth to be willing to do something, especially… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • prepared — pre|pared [ prı perd ] adjective 1. ) ready and able to do something: prepared for: We have to be prepared for any eventuality. well/fully prepared: She will need to be well prepared for the job ahead. ill/badly prepared: The Premier seemed ill… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • prepared — UK [prɪˈpeə(r)d] / US [prɪˈperd] adjective 1) ready and able to do something prepared for: We have to be prepared for any eventuality. well/fully prepared: She will need to be well prepared for the task ahead. ill/badly prepared: The Premier… …   English dictionary

  • prepared — [[t]prɪpe͟ə(r)d[/t]] ♦♦ 1) ADJ: v link ADJ to inf If you are prepared to do something, you are willing to do it if necessary. Are you prepared to take industrial action?... Members of the KGB service were only prepared to take orders from the… …   English dictionary

  • prepared — [prɪˈpeəd] adj 1) ready and able to do something Ant: unprepared We have to be prepared for anything.[/ex] 2) ready for use Make sure the room is prepared before they get there.[/ex] 3) done or made earlier Bonner read from a prepared… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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