Word forms: preps
If you prep something, you prepare it. [mainly US, informal] [V n] ⇒ After prepping the boat, they sailed it down to Carloforte.
2. verb If a doctor or nurse preps a patient, they get them ready for surgery or another procedure. [mainly US, informal] [be V-ed] ⇒ I was already prepped for surgery so I went straight into theatre. [Also V n] 3. uncountable noun In some British private schools, prep is the name given to school work that children do in the evening after school has finished. [British] homework ⇒ Anne struggled to help Peter and Zara with their prep.
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