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See definition of preparations on Dictionary.com
  • noundevelopment, readiness
  • nounsomething concocted, put together

synonyms for preparations

  • arrangement
  • construction
  • education
  • establishment
  • formation
  • groundwork
  • measure
  • plan
  • precaution
  • preparedness
  • qualification
  • rehearsal
  • study
  • training
  • alertness
  • anticipation
  • background
  • base
  • basis
  • evolution
  • expectation
  • fitting
  • foresight
  • foundation
  • gestation
  • homework
  • incubation
  • manufacture
  • provision
  • readying
  • rundown
  • safeguard
  • schoolwork
  • substructure
  • tryout
  • workout
  • build-up
  • dry run
  • getting ready
  • lead time
  • making ready
  • preparing
  • putting in order
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antonyms for preparations

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  • ignorance
  • ingredient
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How to use preparations in a sentence

The Texians laughed at the fanfarronades of the dons, and did not attach sufficient importance to these formidable preparations.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
Great preparations had been made, and the success must have been perfect to win so general and hearty a commendation.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Where were those defensive preparations concerning which we were requested to keep silence?
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
When the sky began to darken, however, they desisted for a time, and set about making preparations for the coming storm.
HUNTING THE LIONSR.M. BALLANTYNE
While the parasites are more easily found in stained preparations, the varieties are more easily differentiated in fresh blood.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
They can be seen in stained preparations, but are best found in fresh unstained blood.
A MANUAL OF CLINICAL DIAGNOSISJAMES CAMPBELL TODD
With resignation he made the necessary preparations for the trip, and taking Orlean with him, went to the small town.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
Ki Pak's servants proceeded to build a fire in the centre of the yard and the cook made preparations for getting supper.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Edward, while busily arranging 'to cross seas' to Flanders, was also pushing forward preparations for a 'Scottish War.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
The crowd disposed itself on the fringe of the sward, and the duellists went forward, and set about the preparations.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PREPARATIONS

  • preparations
  • preparatory measures
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