1. To fit, adapt, or qualify for a particular purpose or condition; to make ready; to put into a state for use or application; as, to prepare ground for seed; to prepare a lesson.
"Our souls, not yet prepared for upper light." -- Dryden.
2. To procure as suitable or necessary; to get ready; to provide; as, to prepare ammunition and provisions for troops; to prepare ships for defence; to prepare an entertainment. Milton.
"That they may prepare a city for habitation." -- Ps. cvii. 36
Syn. -- To fit; adjust; adapt; qualify; equip; provide; form; make; make; ready.