Pronunciation of Prep
/pɹˈɛp/, /pɹˈɛp/, /p_ɹ_ˈɛ_p/

Synonyms for prep

preparatory (adjective)

before, elementary, inductive, opening, precautionary, prefatory, preliminary, preparative, previous, primary, Prelusive, prior to, in anticipation of, in advance of.

Sense 1 (noun)

abbreviation, acronym, apt, av, bpi, B, CF, CAPT, ANON, CCTV.

Sense 2 (noun)

aboard, at, barring, failing, Against, Amid, Among, From, Into.

Sense 3 (noun)

agreement, blueprint, conspiracy, plot, strategy, tactic, arrangements.

Sense 4 (noun)

arrange, draw up, dream up, finalize, map out, orchestrate, organize, plan, think ahead.

prep (noun)

homework, preparation.

rehearsal (noun)

call, description, dry run, experiment, going-over, practice, practice session, reading, readying, recital, recitation, recounting, relation, shakedown, trial balloon, tryout, workout, Rehearsing, run-through, retelling, test flight, trial performance.

equip (verb)

accouter, adorn, appoint, arm, array, attire, deck, deck out, decorate, dress, endow, fit out, fix up, furnish, gear, gear up, heel, implement, man, outfit, prepare, provide, qualify, ready, rig, set up, stake, stock, supply, turn out, feather nest, line nest.

groom (verb)

brush, clean, coach, comb, curry, drill, educate, nurture, preen, pretty up, prim, prime, primp, refine, refresh, rub down, sleek, slick up, smarten up, spiff up, spruce up, tend, tidy, train, shape up, lick into shape, make attractive, make presentable, put through grind, put through mill.

prime (verb)

brief, clue, cram, excite, fit, galvanize, groom, inform, innervate, motivate, move, notify, provoke, rehearse, stimulate, tell, break in, fill in, make ready.

ready (verb)

arrange, brace, equip, fix, fortify, get, gird, make, order, organize, post, psych up, set, strengthen, wise up, warm up, make up, get ready, get set, let in on, put on to, keep posted, pave the way, clear the decks.



Usage examples for prep

  1. We stuck the colors on the boys from the big prep school just to keep our hands in and went to bed so nervous that we only slept in patches. – At Good Old Siwash by George Fitch
  2. She remained with me until I entered a prep school, then an uncle whom she had never seen died and left her some money. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower

Rhymes for prep

  • depp, hepp, sep, yep, shep, lepp, lep, lepp, sepp, zepp, shep, stepp, depp, pep, epp, hep, strep, yep, epp, stepp, zepp, pep, repp, sep, cep, hep, repp, lep, cep, strep, shepp, step, shepp, sepp, steppe, hepp, steppe, step;
  • misstep, misstep;
  • dep, dep;
  • rep, rep;