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  1  definition  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Prepare  \Pre*pare"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Prepare?};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Preparing}.]  [F.  pr['e]parer,  L.  praeparare  prae 
  before  +  parare  to  make  ready.  See  {Pare}.] 
  1.  To  fit  adapt,  or  qualify  for  a  particular  purpose  or 
  condition;  to  make  ready;  to  put  into  a  state  for  use  or 
  application;  as  to  prepare  ground  for  seed;  to  prepare  a 
  Our  souls,  not  yet  prepared  for  upper  light. 
  2.  To  procure  as  suitable  or  necessary;  to  get  ready;  to 
  provide;  as  to  prepare  ammunition  and  provisions  for 
  troops;  to  prepare  ships  for  defence;  to  prepare  an 
  entertainment.  --Milton. 
  That  they  may  prepare  a  city  for  habitation.  --Ps. 
  cvii.  36 
  Syn:  To  fit  adjust  adapt;  qualify;  equip;  provide;  form 
  make  make  ready. 

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