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  • 101provision — Synonyms and related words: TLC, abundance, accommodation, accordance, accumulation, amassment, anticipation, arrangement, award, awarding, backlog, basic training, bestowal, bestowment, board, boundary condition, bread, bread and butter,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 102spadework — Synonyms and related words: arrangement, basic training, briefing, clearing the decks, dirty work, donkeywork, drudgery, employment, equipment, fag, familiarization, fatigue, fixing, foundation, grind, groundwork, handiwork, handwork, industry,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 103training — Synonyms and related words: acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accustoming, adaption, adjustment, apprenticeship, arrangement, basic training, breaking, breaking in, breeding, briefing, case hardening, clearing the decks, conditioning,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 104treatment — Synonyms and related words: airing, analysis, arrangement, article, atmosphere, balance, basic training, briefing, brushwork, buzz session, canvassing, care, causerie, clearing the decks, colloquium, color, composition, conference, consideration …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 105trial — Synonyms and related words: Olympic games, Olympics, R and D, acid test, adverse circumstances, adversity, affliction, aggravation, agony, anguish, annoyance, approach, arrangement, assay, assize, attempt, audition, bad luck, bad news, bane,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 106tryout — Synonyms and related words: Gedankenexperiment, arrangement, attention, audience, audition, basic training, bench test, benefit, bill, briefing, bugging, clearing the decks, conference, debut, dry run, ear, eavesdropping, electronic surveillance …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 107STEWART, DUGALD —    Scottish philosopher, born in Edinburgh, son of Matthew Stewart; attended the High School and the University; studied one session at Glasgow under Dr. Reid; assisted his father in conducting the mathematical classes in Edinburgh, and succeeded …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 108gearwung — gearwung1 f ( e/ a) preparation, making ready; working; parasceve …

    Old to modern English dictionary

  • 109preparative — pre·par·a·tive || prɪ pærÉ™tɪv adj. readying, serving to prepare; serving to put into the proper condition; of preparation, pertaining to the act of making ready …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 110preparation — n. 1. Act of preparing, making ready, arrangement, plan. 2. State of being prepared, preparedness, adaptedness, case, condition, readiness. 3. Combination, confection. 4. Qualification fitting …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 111forerunner — forerunner, precursor, harbinger, herald are comparable when they denote someone or something that comes before another person or thing and in some way indicates his or its future appearance. Forerunner may denote a messenger that goes before a… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 112mounting — n 1. rise, rising, ascent, ascending, ascension, climb, clamber; climbing, spiraling, soaring, zooming, gaining altitude, taking off, shooting or rocketing up, surge, upsurge, upswing, upsweep, upturn, uptrend; increase, gain, growth, development …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 113rehearsal — n 1. drill, exercise, practice, Inf. the practice that makes perfect; reading, first reading, read through, dry run; pre performance run through, dress rehearsal, preliminary performance; training, discipline, warm up, preparation, making ready.… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 114apparatus — [krit′i kəsap΄ə rat′əs, ap΄ərāt′əs] n. pl. apparatus or apparatuses [L, a making ready, preparation < apparare < ad , to + parare, PREPARE] 1. the instruments, materials, tools, etc. needed for a specific use 2. any complex device or… …

    English World dictionary

  • 115mobilisation — noun 1. act of marshaling and organizing and making ready for use or action mobilization of the country s economic resources • Syn: ↑mobilization • Derivationally related forms: ↑mobilise, ↑mobilize (for: ↑mobilization) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 116mobilization — noun 1. act of assembling and putting into readiness for war or other emergency: mobilization of the troops (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑mobilisation, ↑militarization, ↑militarisation • Ant: ↑demobilization • Derivationally related …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 117pre|par´a|to´ri|ly — pre|par|a|to|ry «prih PAR uh TR ee, TOHR », adjective. 1. of or for preparation; preparing; making ready. Preparatory courses fit pupils for college. 2. as an introduction; preliminary: »preparatory remarks. –pre|par´a|to´ri|ly, adverb …

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  • 118pre|par|a|to|ry — «prih PAR uh TR ee, TOHR », adjective. 1. of or for preparation; preparing; making ready. Preparatory courses fit pupils for college. 2. as an introduction; preliminary: »preparatory remarks. –pre|par´a|to´ri|ly, adverb …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 119preparing the ground — making the ground ready, doing the preliminary work …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 120preparing the way — making the way ready, doing the preliminary work …

    English contemporary dictionary