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Synonyms for prepared

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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. De Maiziere:

    The French are well prepared, and we have no serious indication of terror attacks. Of course it could still change for the remaining games.

  2. Robert Benchley:

    An ardent supporter of the hometown team should go to a game prepared to take offense, no matter what happens.

  3. Mohamed Abdeslam:

    My brother who participated in this terrorist act must have been psychologically ready to commit such an act. These are not regular people, you cannot have the slightest doubt that they have been prepared, that they must not leave any trace which would cause suspicion that they might do such things. And even if you saw them every day, their behavior was quite normal.

  4. Mary Lou McDonald:

    It seems to me that they (the Irish government) were quite prepared to throw the peace process under the bus for the sake of a few percentage points in an opinion poll, that is a disgraceful approach.

  5. The White House:

    As spring and summer approach, bringing with them larger and more active mosquito populations, we must be fully prepared to mitigate and quickly address local transmission within the continental U.S., particularly in the Southern United States.


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