Definitions for ready

Definitions for (noun) ready

Main entry: ready

Definition: poised for action

Usage: their guns were at the ready

Definitions for (verb) ready

Main entry: set, set up, gear up, fix, prepare, ready

Definition: 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

Main entry: ready, prepare, make, cook, fix

Definition: prepare for eating by applying heat

Usage: Cook me dinner, please; can you make me an omelette?; fix breakfast for the guests, please

Definitions for (adj) ready

Main entry: ready

Definition: (of especially money) immediately available

Usage: he seems to have ample ready money; a ready source of cash

Main entry: quick, ready

Definition: apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

Usage: a quick mind; a ready wit

Main entry: ready

Definition: made suitable and available for immediate use

Usage: dinner is ready

Main entry: ready

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

Usage: get ready; she is ready to resign; the bridge is ready to collapse; I am ready to work; ready for action; ready for use; the soup will be ready in a minute; ready to learn to read

Main entry: ready

Definition: mentally disposed

Usage: he was ready to believe her

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