/prep/, n., adj., v., prepped, prepping.
2. a preliminary or warm-up activity or event; trial run: The race is a good prep for the Kentucky Derby.
3. preparation: dealer prep on the car included.
4. the act of preparing a patient for a medical or surgical procedure.
5. preparatory: a prep school.
6. involving or used for preparation: the mortuary's prep room.
7. to prepare (a person) for a test, debate, etc.
8. to prepare (a patient) for a medical or surgical procedure, as by shaving and washing the skin with an antibacterial soap.
9. to prepare (a vehicle or craft) for sale, use, a test drive, or a race.
10. to prepare; get ready: to prep for the game.
11. to attend a preparatory school.
[1860-65; by shortening]

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