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1. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose.

Synonyms

  • planning
  • fire control
  • makeready
  • turnround
  • tune-up
  • readying
  • activity
  • groundwork
  • warm-up
  • turnaround
  • prolusion
  • deployment

Antonyms

  • unrestraint
  • indiscipline
  • discontinuance
  • assembly

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Words that Rhyme with Preparation

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  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
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  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word preparation


1. Noun, singular or mass
Your dinner can include raw vegan soups with a quick and simple preparation.

Quotes containing the word preparation


1. Success depends upon previous preparation, and without such preparation there is sure to be failure.
- Confucius

2. I believe success is preparation, because opportunity is going to knock on your door sooner or later but are you prepared to answer that?
- Omar Epps

3. There is no short cut to achievement. Life requires thorough preparation - veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

2. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] a substance prepared according to a formula.

Synonyms

  • glycerinated gelatin
  • compound
  • polish
  • nebula
  • formulation
  • starch
  • chemical compound
  • cleanser
  • smelling salts
  • cleansing agent

Antonyms

  • time off
  • rough
  • smooth
  • simple

3. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening.

Synonyms

  • calculation
  • planning
  • thought
  • malice aforethought
  • arrangement
  • forethought
  • applecart
  • mens rea
  • premeditation
  • thinking
  • thought process
  • provision
  • mentation
  • deliberation
  • cerebration
  • agreement

Antonyms

  • activation
  • sink
  • source
  • peristalsis

4. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home).

Synonyms

  • prep
  • schoolwork
  • instruction
  • school assignment
  • pedagogy
  • education
  • educational activity
  • homework
  • didactics

Antonyms

  • conception
  • misconception
  • unbelief
  • injudiciousness

5. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat.

Synonyms

  • roasting
  • frying
  • braising
  • stewing
  • cuisine
  • baking
  • grilling
  • poaching
  • simmering
  • change of state
  • percolation
  • cookery
  • tenderisation
  • tenderization
  • boiling
  • browning
  • fusion cooking
  • broiling
  • broil
  • seasoning
  • toasting
  • culinary art
  • cooking

Antonyms

  • cold
  • finish
  • cool
  • divergent thinking

6. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action).

Synonyms

  • ready
  • alert
  • qui vive
  • readiness
  • unready
  • preparedness

Antonyms

  • inactiveness
  • inaction
  • passive
  • active

7. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] activity leading to skilled behavior.

Synonyms

  • toilet training
  • skull practice
  • schooling
  • recitation
  • athletic training
  • military training
  • discipline
  • drill
  • practice session
  • skull session
  • activity
  • retraining
  • practice
  • grooming
  • exercise

Antonyms

  • irrational
  • unthoughtfulness
  • disagreement
  • incompatibility

8. preparation

noun. ['ˌprɛpɝˈeɪʃən'] (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord.

Synonyms

  • musical harmony

Antonyms

  • anastalsis
  • dormant
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