Definition of Prepare for
1. Verb. Prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant.
Generic synonyms: Harden, Indurate, Inure
Lexicographical Neighbors of Prepare For
Literary usage of Prepare for
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"IN TIME OF PEACE prepare for WAR THE sentiment that " In time of peace we must prepare for war," has been transmitted from distant ages when brute force ..."
2. Publications by English Dialect Society (1850)
"Salamis, Amasis haveing ordered his Men to pull down their Tents, and prepare for a March, which was noe sooner done than countermanded. nescio, ..."
3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events (1876)
"All of these means are open to objection. There have been three different plans proposed to prepare for specie payments, ..."
4. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1845)
"SECTION V.—ANTIOCHUS AND THE ROMANS prepare for WAR. THE LATTER SEND TROOPS AGAINST NABIS. HE IS KILLED. ANTIOCHUS and the Romans were preparing for war. ..."
5. The Ancient History of the Egyptians, Carthaginians, Assyrians, Babylonians by Charles Rollin (1825)
"... AND THE ROMANS prepare for WAR. THE LATTER SEND TROOPS AGAINST NABIS. HE IS Kir.ICI). ... prepare for ..."
6. The Works of George Fox by George Fox (1831)
":ind then began to prepare for the voyage. But the Yearly Meeting being near at hand, I tarried till that was over. Many Friends came up to it from all ..."