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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prepared(adj)

    made ready or fit or suitable beforehand

    "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies"

    Synonyms:
    disposed(p), fain, inclined(p)

    Antonyms:
    extemporaneous, unprepared, unequipped, unwilling, extemporary, impromptu, offhand, unrehearsed, offhanded, ad-lib, extempore, off-the-cuff, spur-of-the-moment

  2. disposed(p), fain, inclined(p), prepared(adj)

    having made preparations

    "prepared to take risks"

    Antonyms:
    offhanded, extemporary, unequipped, unrehearsed, offhand, unprepared, spur-of-the-moment, extempore, ad-lib, extemporaneous, off-the-cuff, impromptu, unwilling

  3. prepared(adj)

    equipped or prepared with necessary intellectual resources

    "graduates well equipped to handle such problems"; "equipped to be a scholar"

    Synonyms:
    disposed(p), fain, inclined(p)

    Antonyms:
    extempore, off-the-cuff, unrehearsed, unwilling, offhand, spur-of-the-moment, ad-lib, unequipped, unprepared, offhanded, extemporary, impromptu, extemporaneous

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prepared

    Alert, ready, and wide-awake refer to a watchful promptness for action. Ready suggests thoughtful preparation; the wandering Indian is alert, the trained soldier is ready. Ready expresses more life and vigor than prepared. The gun is prepared; the man is ready. Prompt expresses readiness for appointment or demand at the required moment. The good general is ready for emergencies, alert to perceive opportunity or peril, prompt to seize occasion. The sense of brisk, nimble is the secondary and now less common signification of alert. Compare ACTIVE; ALIVE; NIMBLE; VIGILANT.

    Synonyms:
    active, alert, brisk, hustling, lively, nimble, on the watch, prompt, ready, vigilant, watchful, wide-awake

    Antonyms:
    drowsy, dull, heavy, inactive, slow, sluggish, stupid

Editors Contribution

  1. on it

    got or getting a thing done.

    the troops took care of the situation.

    Submitted by rinat on August 26, 2019  
  2. locked and loaded

    locked and loaded refers to locking back the bolt on an rifle and loading a bullet or a magazine. the rifle is then ready to fire. Now used simply to convey the completion of preparation for any adventure.

    gentlemen, the enemy is approaching the gate. are you ready? locked and loaded sir!

    Submitted by acronimous on January 29, 2019  

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How to use prepared in a sentence?

  1. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko:

    Our troops are at all times prepared to return equipment to their former positions and quickly fend off the enemy.

  2. Joe Biden:

    We need to provide a steady, stable, experienced leadership. With all due respect, I think I'm best prepared than of anybody running for president right now.

  3. Jamie McGoldrick:

    The government needs to get going, the next big challenge is to ensure that people living in tents are prepared for the winter.

  4. George Orwell:

    The essence of being human is that one does not seek perfection that one is prepared in the end to be defeated and broken up by life, which is the inevitable price of fastening one's love upon other human individuals.

  5. Israel Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon:

    Even if there are not now any hostile designs (among them) against us, as we know in the Middle East intentions are liable to change. The capability will without a doubt be there and this must be prepared for.

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