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- v. To prepare for an activity.
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- n. To prepare (for an event or activity).
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
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And so the department began to gear up for a long spell of defensive maneuvering, knowing exactly what kind of heartrending twaddle would be coming from the brave and fearless foot soldiers of the fifth estate.
To gear up for the annual races, Ms. Ho's team, Buzz Dragon Boating Society, starts with land-based training in September.
It’s tough for a normal human being to gear up to that kind of viciousness right away.”
Mrs. Bünz’s car, with repeated blasts on the horn, churned in low gear up the drive and turned to the right behind the curved wall.