To provide, provide against, discount, make provision, keep on foot, take precautions, make sure, lie in wait for 507.

    To equip, arm, man, fit out, fit up, furnish, rig, dress, dress up, furbish up, accoutre, array, fettle, vamp up, wind up.

    (Phrases). Put in harness; sharpen one's tools; whet the knife; prime and load; shoulder arms; put the horses to; oil up.

    To prepare oneself; lay oneself out for; get into harness; gird up one's loins; buckle on one's armour; serve one's time or apprenticeship; be at one's post; gather oneself together.

    To set on foot, lay the first stone, break ground.

    To train, drill, discipline, break in, cradle, inure, habituate, harden, case-harden, season, acclimatise, qualify, educate, teach, etc.

    (Phrases). To erect the scaffold; to cut one's coat according to one's cloth; to keep one's powder dry; to beat up for recruits; venienti occurrite morbo; principiis obsta; to sound the note of preparation.

    (Adjectives). Preparing, etc., in preparation, in course of preparation, in agitation, brewing, hatching, forthcoming, in embryo, afoot, afloat, on the anvil, on the carpet, on the stocks, sur le tapis, provisional, in the rough, rough-and-ready 111.

    Prepared, trained, drilled, etc., forearmed, ready, in readiness, ripe, mature, mellow, fledged, ready to one's hand, on tap, cut and dried, annealed, concocted, laboured, elaborated, planned 626.

    (Phrases). Armed to the teeth; armed cap-à-pie; the coast being clear; in utrumque paratus.

    (Adverbs). In preparation, in anticipation of, etc., against.

  • Non-preparation (Substantives), want or absence of preparation, inculture, inconcoction, improvidence.
  • Immaturity, crudeness, crudity, greenness, rawness, disqualification.

    Absence of art, nature.

    An embryo, skeleton, rough copy, draft, germ, etc., rudiment 153.

    (Verbs). To be unprepared, etc., to want, or lack preparation.

    (Phrase). S'embarquer sans biscuits.

    To improvise, extemporise 612.

    To render unprepared, etc., to dismantle, dismount, dismast, disqualify, disable, unrig, undress 226.

    (Phrases). To put hors de combat; to put out of gear, to spike the guns; to remove the sparking-plug.

    (Adjectives). Unprepared, rudimentary, immature, unripe, raw, green, crude, rough, rough-cast, rough- hewn, unhewn, unformed, unhatched, unfledged, unnurtured, uneducated, unlicked, untilled, natural, in a state of nature, au naturel, unwrought, unconcocted, undigested, indigested, unrevised, unblown, unfashioned, unlaboured, unleavened, fallow, uncultivated, untrained, undrilled, unexercised, unseasoned, disqualified, unqualified, out of order, unseaworthy.

    Unbegun, unready, unarranged, unorganised, unsown, unfurnished, unprovided, unequipped, undressed, in dishabille, dismantled, untrimmed.

  By PanEris using Melati.

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