Meaning of “prepared” - Learner’s Dictionary

prepared

adjective uk us /prɪˈpeəd/

B1 ready to deal with a situation:

It's best to be prepared.
I wasn't prepared for the cold.
be prepared to do sth

B2 to be willing to do something:

You must be prepared to work hard.

(Definition of “prepared” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)