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Roget-categorie 673

5. Words relating to the voluntary powers
5.2. Prospective volition
›› 5.2.3. Precursory measures

#673. Preparation

zelfstandig naamwoord

preparationproviding etc. v. — provision, providenceanticipation etc. (foresight) 510precaution, preconcertation, predispositionforecast etc. (plan) 626rehearsal, note of preparation.
[Putting in order] arrangement etc. 60clearanceadjustment etc. 23tuningequipment, outfit, accouterment, armament, array.
ripening etc. v. — maturation, evolutionelaboration, concoction, digestiongestation, batching, incubation, sitting.
groundwork, first stone, cradle, stepping-stonefoundation, scaffold etc. (support) 215scaffolding, echafaudage [Fr.].
[Preparation of men] training etc. (education) 537inurement etc. (habit) 613novitiatecooking [Preparation of food], cookerybrewing, culinary arttilling, plowing, [Preparation of the soil], sowingsemination, cultivation.
[State of being prepared] preparedness, readiness, ripeness, mellownessmaturityun impromptu fait a loisir [Fr.].
[Preparer] preparer, trainerpioneer, trailblazeravant-courrier [Fr.], avant-coureur [Fr.]voortrekker [Afrik.]sappers and miners, pavior, navvypacker, stevedorewarming pan.


prepareget ready, make readymake preparations, settle preliminaries, get up, sound the note of preparation.
set in order, put in order etc. (arrange) 60forecast etc. (plan) 626prepare the ground, plow the ground, dress the groundtill the soil, cultivate the soilpredispose, sow the seed, lay a train, dig a minelay the groundwork, fix the groundwork, lay the basis, fix the basis, lay the foundations, fix the foundationsdig the foundations, erect the scaffoldinglay the first stone etc. (begin) 66.
roughhewcut out workblock out, hammer outlick into shape etc. (form) 240.
elaborate, mature, ripen, mellow, season, bring to maturitynurture etc. (aid) 707hatch, cook, brewtemper, anneal, smeltbarbecueinfumatematurate.
equip, arm, manfit-out, fit upfurnish, rig, dress, garnish, betrim, accouter, array, fettle, fledgedress up, furbish up, brush up, vamp uprefurbishsharpen one's tools, trim one's foils, set, prime, attunewhet the knife, whet the swordwind up, screw upadjust etc. (fit) 27put in trim, put in train, put in gear, put in working order, put in tune, put in a groove for, put in harnesspack.
train etc. (teach) 537inure etc. (habituate) 613breedprepare for &c. — rehearsemake provision fortake steps, take measures, take precautionsprovide, provide againstbeat up for recruitsopen the door to etc. (facilitate) 705.
set one's house in order, make all snugclear the decks, clear for actionclose one's ranksshuffle the cards.
prepare oneselfserve an apprenticeship etc. (learn) 539lay oneself out for, get into harness, gird up one's loins, buckle on one's armor, reculer pour mieux sauter [Fr.], prime and load, shoulder arms, get the steam up, put the horses to.
guard against, make sure againstforearm, make sure, prepare for the evil day, have a rod in pickle, provide against a rainy day, feather one's nestlay in provisions etc. 637make investmentskeep on foot.
be prepared, be ready etc. adj. — hold oneself in readiness, keep one's powder drylie in wait for etc. (expect) 507anticipate etc. (foresee) 510principiis obstare [Lat.]veniente occurrere morbo [Lat.].

bijvoeglijk naamwoord

preparing etc. v. — in preparation, in course of preparation, in agitation, in embryo, in hand, in trainafoot, afloaton foot, on the stocks, on the anvilunder consideration etc. (plan) 626brewing, batching, forthcoming, broodingin store for, in reserve.
precautionary, providentpreparative, preparatoryprovisional, inchoate, under revisionpreliminary etc. (precedent) 62.
prepared etc. v. — in readinessready, ready to one's band, ready made, ready cut and dried: made to one's hand, handy, on the tablein gearin working order, in working gearsnugin practice.
ripe, mature, mellowpukkapracticed etc. (skilled) 698labored, elaborate, highly-wrought, smelling of the lamp, worked up.
in full feather, in best bib and tuckerin harness, at harness in the saddle, in arms, in battle array, in war paintup in armsarmed at all points, armed to the teeth, armed cap a piesword in handbooted and spurred.
in utrumque paratus [Lat.], semper paratus [Lat.]on the alert etc. (vigilant) 459at one's post.


in preparation, in anticipation ofagainst, forabroach.


a bove majori discit arare minor [Lat.]looking before and after" [Hamlet], si vis pacem para bellum [Lat.].

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