Synonyms for ready

Synonyms for (noun) ready

Synonyms: ready

Definition: poised for action

Usage: their guns were at the ready

Similar words: preparation, preparedness, readiness

Definition: the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action)

Usage: putting them in readiness; their preparation was more than adequate

Synonyms for (verb) ready

Synonyms: 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

Similar words: alter, change, modify

Definition: cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

Usage: The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city; The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: create from raw material, create from raw stuff

Definition: make from scratch

Synonyms for (adjective) ready

Synonyms: ready

Definition: (of especially money) immediately available

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

Similar words: available

Definition: obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service

Usage: kept a fire extinguisher available; much information is available through computers; available in many colors; the list of available candidates is unusually long


Synonyms: quick, ready

Definition: apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

Usage: a quick mind; a ready wit

Similar words: intelligent

Definition: having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree

Usage: is there intelligent life in the universe?; an intelligent question


Synonyms: ready

Definition: made suitable and available for immediate use

Usage: dinner is ready

Similar words: prepared

Definition: made ready or fit or suitable beforehand

Usage: a prepared statement; be prepared for emergencies


Synonyms: 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

Similar words: at the ready

Definition: ready for immediate use

Usage: soldiers with guns at the ready; students with pens and notebooks at the ready


Similar words: primed, set, fit

Definition: (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed

Usage: in no fit state to continue; fit to drop; laughing fit to burst; she was fit to scream; primed for a fight; we are set to go at any time


Similar words: in order

Definition: in a state of proper readiness or preparation or arrangement

Usage: everything is in order for their arrival


Similar words: prompt

Definition: ready and willing or quick to act

Usage: she is always prompt to help her friends;


Similar words: ripe

Definition: fully prepared or eager

Usage: the colonists were ripe for revolution


Similar words: ready and waiting, waiting

Definition: being and remaining ready and available for use

Usage: waiting cars and limousines lined the curb; found her mother waiting for them; an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests; military forces ready and waiting


Synonyms: ready

Definition: mentally disposed

Usage: he was ready to believe her

Similar words: willing

Definition: disposed or inclined toward

Usage: a willing participant; willing helpers