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Synonyms for preparation
ˌprɛp əˈreɪ ʃənprepa·ra·tion

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. preparation

    Synonyms:
    provision, making ready

    Antonyms:
    without preparation, without, provision

Princeton's WordNet

  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 Synonymes

  1. preparationnoun

    Synonyms:
    provision, making ready

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How to use preparation in a sentence?

  1. Lee Strasberg:

    Acting isn’t something you do. Instead of doing it, it occurs. If you’re going to start with logic, you might as well give up. You can have conscious preparation, but you have unconscious results.

  2. Daniel Riseman:

    No one is interested in hearing a well-prepared monologue, while careful preparation is essential, do not force statistics or facts into the conversation at every opportunity. Interviewers remember organic discussions. Serving as your own PR agent can backfire.

  3. Xiong Xinguang:

    Preventative and response preparation was sorely lacking, early warnings on the night were weak, and the response measures were not suitable.

  4. Vladimir Lenin:

    They [capitalists] will furnish credits which will serve us for the support of the Communist Party in their countries and, by supplying us materials and technical equipment which we lack, will restore our military industry necessary for our future attacks against our suppliers. To put it in other words, they will work on the preparation of their own suicide.

  5. Pat Cash:

    The players certainly felt unsettled, it's not a normal preparation, probably far from what they would normally like to have.


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