What is the meaning of gear up?

verb

  • Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.
    • usage: "Get the children ready for school"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"
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APAWordNet. (2010). gear up. Retrieved May 22, 2017, from http://smartdefine.org/gear_up/definitions/1278159
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