prepared Definition

  • 1ready to do or deal with something
  • 2made or produced in advance

Using prepared: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "prepared" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    She was well prepared for the exam.

  • Example

    The food was already prepared when we arrived.

  • Example

    He prepared a speech for the conference.

prepared Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with prepared

  • to be ready and willing to do something


    You never know what might happen, so it's always best to be prepared.

  • a written or spoken statement that has been prepared in advance


    The CEO read out a prepared statement to the press.

  • well-prepared

    thoroughly ready for something


    The team was well-prepared for the championship game.


Summary: prepared in Brief

The term 'prepared' [prɪˈpeəd] means being ready to do or deal with something, or having been made or produced in advance. It is often used in phrases like 'be prepared,' indicating a willingness to face the unknown, and 'prepared statement,' referring to a pre-written or rehearsed speech. The adjective can also be modified by 'well-' to indicate thorough readiness, as in 'The team was well-prepared for the championship game.'

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