prepare etymology

English word prepare comes from Latin paro (I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.), Latin prae- (Before; in front. In charge.)

Detailed word origin of prepare

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
paro Latin (lat) I prepare, arrange. I provide, furnish. I resolve, purpose.
prae- Latin (lat) Before; in front. In charge.
praeparo Latin (lat) I prepare.
preparer Middle French (ca. 1400-1600) (frm) To prepare.
prepare English (eng) (obsolete) preparation (intransitive) To make oneself ready; to get ready, make preparation.. (transitive) To make ready for a specific future purpose; to set up; to assemble.. (transitive) To make ready for eating or drinking; to cook.. (transitive) To produce or make by combining elements; to synthesize, compound.

Words with the same origin as prepare

Descendants of paro
apparatus celestial compare comparison emperor empire empress imperative imperial parachute parade repair scuba separate separation sever severance
Descendants of prae-
depending preach preacher precise precision predict predictable prefer president presumably presume pretend prevent previous price prison prisoner prize rendezvous rent rental surprise surrender vicar