The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose:
— Preparations for the ceremony had begun.
A substance prepared according to a formula:
— The physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine.
The cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening.
The state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action):
— Their preparation was more than adequate.
Dutch: bereidheid, paraatheid
Polish: alert, gotowość, pogotowie
music A note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord.
Activity leading to skilled behavior.
Polish: trening, zaprawa
Preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).
Dutch: huisarbeid, huistaak, huiswerk, schoolwerk, taak, thuiswerk, voorbereiding
Polish: lekcja, praca domowa
The act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat:
— He left the preparation of meals to his wife.
Polish: pitraszenie, gotowanie, warzenie, kucharzenie, pichcenie
Moby thesaurus: accouterment, adaptation, anticipation, apprenticeship, architecture, armament, arrangement, arrangements, assembly, balm, balsam, basic training, breaking, breeding, briefing, building, casting, catering, chandlery, composing ... show more.
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