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English verb: gear up

1. gear up (change) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc


SamplesGet the children ready for school!.
Prepare for war.
I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill.


Synonymsfix, prepare, ready, set, set up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify


Narrower (hyponym)brace, cram, crop, cultivate, fix, lay out, mount, poise, precondition, prime, provide, set, set up, socialise, socialize, summerise, summerize, winterise, winterize, work









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