1 : prepare a hot meal
2 : insert a primer into (a gun, mine, or charge) preparatory to detonation or firing
3 : arrange by systematic planning and united effort
4 : teach and supervise (someone); act as a trainer or coach (to), as in sports
5 : make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
6 : make fit
7 : prepare for eating by applying heat
8 : make by shaping or bringing together constituents
9 : make arrangements for