ready (Meaning)

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ready (n)

poised for action

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ready (v)

prepare for eating by applying heat

make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

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ready (a)

completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

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ready (s)

(of especially money) immediately available

mentally disposed

made suitable and available for immediate use

apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

Webster

ready (superl.)

Prepared for what one is about to do or experience; equipped or supplied with what is needed for some act or event; prepared for immediate movement or action; as, the troops are ready to march; ready for the journey.

Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished.

Prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant; willing; free; inclined; disposed.

Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert; as, a ready apprehension; ready wit; a ready writer or workman.

Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy.

On the point; about; on the brink; near; -- with a following infinitive.

A word of command, or a position, in the manual of arms, at which the piece is cocked and held in position to execute promptly the next command, which is, aim.

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ready (adv.)

In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay.

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ready (n.)

money; cash; -- commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready.

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ready (v. t.)

To dispose in order.

ready Sentence Examples

  1. The project team was ready to present their findings at the board meeting.
  2. The troops stood ready for the imminent attack.
  3. I'm ready to start packing for our trip next week.
  4. The food is ready to be served; let's eat!
  5. The students were ready with their questions for the guest speaker.
  6. The house is ready for move-in; we can unpack our belongings.
  7. The car is ready to be taken for a test drive.
  8. I'm ready for a break from work; I need some rest.
  9. The votes are ready to be counted; we will soon know the election's outcome.
  10. The patient is ready for surgery; the doctors are preparing the operating room.

FAQs About the word ready

poised for action, prepare for eating by applying heat, make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc, complet

prepared,go,fit, armed, set, fortified, qualified, steeled, conditioned, braced

unprepared, unready, underprepared,unprepared, underprepared, unready, untrained, untrained, half-baked, flat-footed

The project team was ready to present their findings at the board meeting.

The troops stood ready for the imminent attack.

I'm ready to start packing for our trip next week.

The food is ready to be served; let's eat!