Synonyms for preparing

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"So is the cook usefully employed while preparing dinner," said Philip.

The men were preparing their breakfast, and a temporary halt had been called for that purpose.

Hubert was preparing to stretch some material on another frame.

Now, with strong reinforcements, he is preparing for a third assault.

An argument which the future is preparing in answer to the demands of American Socialism.

The prahus were drawn up upon the bank and the warriors were preparing to eat.

And so, I am preparing myself to stand the shock of his exclamatory reply.

Then mix it with the flour in the usual manner of preparing bread.

Those signals must mean that they're preparing for another raid.

Isabel ran into the house, and, with one look at the chest, set about preparing her supper.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., a back formation from preparation and in part from Middle French preparer (14c.), from Latin praeparare "make ready beforehand" (see preparation). Related: Prepared; preparing. Be prepared as the Boy Scouts' motto is attested from 1911.

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