1. preparative preceding and preparing for something
  2. prepare for prepare mentally or emotionally for something unpleasant
  3. proper noun a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized
  4. preparedness the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)
  5. preparation setting in order in advance some act or purpose
  6. preoperative happening or done before and in preparation for a surgical operation
  7. proper name a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized
  8. preparation fire fire delivered on a target in preparation for an assault
  9. prepare make ready or suitable or equip in advance
  10. prepared made ready or fit or suitable beforehand
  11. preprandial preceding a meal (especially dinner)
  12. proprietary protected by trademark or patent or copyright
  13. proportional having a constant ratio
  14. proportion relation with respect to comparative quantity or magnitude
  15. preparatory preceding and getting ready for something
  16. properness correct or appropriate behavior
  17. proprietor someone who owns a business
  18. barbarian a member of an uncivilized people
  19. paraparesis a slight paralysis or weakness of both legs
  20. bearberry willow dwarf prostrate mat-forming shrub of Arctic and alpine regions of North America and Greenland having deep green elliptic leaves that taper toward the base