Noun Definition


1.Definition: (music) a note that produces a dissonant chord is first heard in a consonant chord

"The resolution of one dissonance is often the preparation for another dissonance"

Category: General

2.Definition: a substance prepared according to a formula

"The physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine"

Related Noun(s):formulation

Category: General

3.Definition: activity leading to skilled behavior

Category: General

4.Definition: preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home)

Related Noun(s):homework, prep

Category: General

5.Definition: the act of preparing something (as food) by the application of heat

"Cooking can be a great art", "People are needed who have experience in cookery", "He left the preparation of meals to his wife"

Related Noun(s):cookery, cooking

Category: General

6.Definition: the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

"Preparations for the ceremony had begun"

Category: General

7.Definition: the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening

Related Noun(s):provision

Category: General

8.Definition: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

"Putting them in readiness", "Their preparation was more than adequate"

Related Noun(s):preparedness, readiness

Category: General