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Synonyms for preparation
ˌprɛp əˈreɪ ʃənprepa·ra·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms5.0 / 1 vote

  1. preparation

    Synonyms:
    provision, making ready

    Antonyms:
    without preparation, without, provision

Princeton's WordNet1.0 / 2 votes

  1. preparation, readyingnoun

    the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

    "preparations for the ceremony had begun"

    Synonyms:
    homework, cooking, formulation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, planning, readiness, prep

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  2. formulation, preparationnoun

    a substance prepared according to a formula

    "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"

    Synonyms:
    homework, expression, cooking, formulation, conceptualisation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, planning, readiness, prep, conceptualization

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  3. planning, preparation, provisionnoun

    the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

    "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties"

    Synonyms:
    supplying, homework, proviso, cooking, formulation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, planning, supply, readiness, prep

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  4. readiness, preparedness, preparationnoun

    the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

    "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate"

    Synonyms:
    planning, readiness, set, provision, zeal, formulation, training, cooking, eagerness, facility, preparedness, prep, homework, readying, grooming, forwardness, cookery

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  5. preparationnoun

    (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

    "the resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance"

    Synonyms:
    homework, cooking, formulation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, planning, readiness, prep

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  6. training, preparation, groomingnoun

    activity leading to skilled behavior

    Synonyms:
    homework, cooking, formulation, breeding, provision, preparedness, grooming, education, readying, training, planning, dressing, readiness, prep, cookery

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  7. homework, prep, preparationnoun

    preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

    Synonyms:
    homework, cooking, formulation, provision, preparedness, grooming, cookery, readying, training, planning, readiness, prep

    Antonyms:
    resolution

  8. cooking, cookery, preparationnoun

    the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

    "cooking can be a great art"; "people are needed who have experience in cookery"; "he left the preparation of meals to his wife"

    Synonyms:
    homework, preparedness, cooking, formulation, provision, cookery, grooming, readying, training, planning, readiness, prep

    Antonyms:
    resolution

Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. preparationnoun

    Synonyms:
    provision, making ready

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How to use preparation in a sentence?

  1. Thomas a Kempis:

    The good devout man first makes inner preparation for the actions he has later to perform. His outward actions do not draw him into lust and vice rather it is he who bends them into the shape of reason and right judgement. Who has a stiffer battle to fight than the man who is striving to conquer himself.

  2. Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Hernandez:

    Camimpeg's services are broad, from exploitation and drilling of oil wells and distribution of their product to the treatment of raw materials, preparation of the area to be exploited, support, logistics, extraction of minerals, transport of valuables.

  3. Vicente Lim:

    Necessity is the mother of invention. Danger is the father of preparation.

  4. Alex Yee:

    It’s been a tough preparation phase for this Games. In training, I went much harder than this race but unfortunately he was better on the day, i am just over the moon. I was already deep in the well and dug that little bit in my soul. It wasn’t enough to catch Kristian Blummenfelt but it was enough to get silver.

  5. Stoffel Vandoorne:

    I've been pushing for this for a long time and hopefully things work out for next year, i've done all the preparation I could do... I've even done a first Grand Prix now so, yes, 2017 I have to be on the grid.


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