gear up

Definitions of gear up

v make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

fix, prepare, ready, set, set up
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socialise, socialize
prepare for social life
take measures in preparation for
prepare (students) hastily for an impending exam
put into the required condition beforehand
kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
fix onto a backing, setting, or support
lay out, set, set up
get ready for a particular purpose or event
winterise, winterize
prepare for winter
summerise, summerize
prepare for summer
insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
crop, cultivate, work
prepare for crops
brace, poise
prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
overcrop, overcultivate
to exhaust by excessive cultivation
nerve, steel
get ready for something difficult or unpleasant
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alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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