Definitions for PREPprɛp

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

prepprɛp(n.; adj.; v.)prepped, prep•ping.

  1. (n.)a preparatory school.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Education

  2. a preliminary or warm-up activity or event; trial run.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. preparation.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  4. the act of preparing a patient for a medical or surgical procedure.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Medicine, Surgery

  5. (adj.)preparatory.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  6. involving or used for preparation:

    the mortuary's prep room.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Medicine

  7. (v.t.)to prepare (a person) for a test, debate, etc.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  8. to prepare (a patient) for a medical or surgical procedure.

    Category: Surgery

  9. (v.i.)to prepare; get ready:

    to prep for the game.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  10. to attend a preparatory school.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of prep:

1860–65; by shortening

prep.

  1. preparation.

  2. preparatory.

  3. prepare.

  4. preposition.

    Category: Grammar

Princeton's WordNet

  1. homework, prep, preparation(noun)

    preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Wiktionary

  1. prep(Noun)

    Preparation.

  2. prep(Noun)

    A student or graduate of a prep school, a preppy.

  3. prep(Noun)

    Homework, work set to do outside class time, used widely in public schools and preparatory schools but not state schools.

  4. prep(Verb)

    To prepare.

  5. prep(Abbreviation)

    preposition.

Anagrams of PREP

  1. perp

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