Antonyms of noun preparation

1 of 8 senses of preparation

Sense 5
preparation -- ((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")
       Antonym of resolution (Sense 9)
      => resolution -- ((music) a dissonant chord is followed by a consonant chord)

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun preparation

8 senses of preparation

Sense 1
preparation, readying -- (the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 2
formulation, preparation -- (a substance prepared according to a formula; "the physician prescribed a commercial preparation of the medicine")
       => compound, chemical compound -- ((chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight)

Sense 3
planning, preparation, provision -- (the cognitive process of thinking about what you will do in the event of something happening; "his planning for retirement was hindered by several uncertainties")
       => thinking, thought, thought process, cerebration, intellection, mentation -- (the process of using your mind to consider something carefully; "thinking always made him frown"; "she paused for thought")

Sense 4
readiness, preparedness, preparation -- (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")
       => state -- (the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state")

Sense 5
preparation -- ((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")
       => harmony, musical harmony -- (the structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords)

Sense 6
training, preparation, grooming -- (activity leading to skilled behavior)
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

Sense 7
homework, prep, preparation -- (preparatory school work done outside school (especially at home))
       => school assignment, schoolwork -- (a school task performed by a student to satisfy the teacher)

Sense 8
cooking, cookery, preparation -- (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")
       => change of state -- (the act of changing something into something different in essential characteristics)

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