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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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. preparedadjective

    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), preparedadjective

    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. preparedadjective

    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

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. Bogota Mayor Enrique Penalosa:

    We need to be prepared for a long effort, I invite you to have patience, to have resilience because hard and difficult days are coming, this isn't about some young people who are having spontaneous demonstrations, there is a plot here, high-level organization, some politickers interested in destabilizing the country.

  2. Commissioner Richard Ross:

    I am not prepared to tell you at this point whos being disciplined and how many may be terminated, but I can tell you with a degree of certainty there are some people who will meet with that fate.

  3. Dave Grimaldi:

    We look forward to the certainty that December's decision will bring, and are prepared to thrive in a number of potential outcomes.

  4. Pete Williams:

    I think what the government has suggested is, this is tough, but we're prepared to get tougher if people don't react, because you have facts. The evidence is now coming through that this is a major, major distraction and cause of accidents and fatalities.

  5. Mike Pompeo:

    As President Ghani emphasized in President Ghani statement to the Afghan people, peace talks by necessity would include a discussion of the role of international actors and forces, the United States is prepared to support, facilitate, and participate in these discussions.


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