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lays groundwork

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Synonyms for lays groundwork

verb make or get ready
  • arrange
  • assemble
  • brace
  • develop
  • draw up
  • equip
  • form
  • formulate
  • gird
  • make
  • plan
  • produce
  • provide
  • qualify
  • ready
  • strengthen
  • supply
  • train
  • adapt
  • adjust
  • anticipate
  • appoint
  • coach
  • concoct
  • construct
  • contrive
  • cook
  • dispose
  • endow
  • fabricate
  • fashion
  • fit
  • fix
  • fortify
  • furnish
  • groom
  • outfit
  • perfect
  • practice
  • prime
  • settle
  • steel
  • build up
  • fill in
  • fit out
  • lay the groundwork
  • make provision
  • make up
  • put in order
  • put together
  • smooth the way
  • turn out
  • warm up

Antonyms for lays groundwork

  • destroy
  • discourage
  • disperse
  • dissuade
  • forget
  • halt
  • hurt
  • let go
  • neglect
  • ruin
  • scatter
  • stop
  • take
  • weaken
  • break
  • confuse
  • demolish
  • disarrange
  • disorder
  • disorganize
  • disturb
  • ignore
  • unfit
  • unfurnish
  • unsettle
  • upset
  • wreck
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.