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Definitions of ready

  1. To dispose in order. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To prepare. To make ready, to provide and put in order. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. On the point; about; on the brink; near; - with a following infinitive. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. Readiest. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  10. poised for action; "their guns were at the ready" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  11. money; cash; - commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Readiness. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  13. Readier. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. Readily. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  16. In a state of readiness or preparation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  17. In a state of preparation. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  18. In such a state of preparation as to need no delay. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  19. brought into readiness; "dinner is ready" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  20. completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "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" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  21. mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  22. (of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  23. Ready money; cash; -- commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready. Newage Dictionary DB
  24. A number of things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of articles which naturally complement each other, and usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical instruments, of books, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  25. In condition to be used or to act immediately; quick; prompt; as, ready wit; ready payment; mentally fit or prepared; willing; as, ready to obey; about to do or be; likely; as, that tree is ready to fall; free to be used; easy to obtain; as, ready money. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  26. Prepared at the moment: prepared in mind: willing: not slow or awkward: dexterous: prompt: quick: present in hand: at hand: near: easy: on the point of. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  27. Prepared; willing; prompt; easy. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  28. Likely or liable; about. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  29. At hand; available; handy. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  30. Readymade. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  31. Prepared; quick; prompt; not embarrassed; furnished with what is necessary; arranged; set in order; not hesitating; willing; disposed; being at the point; not distant; easy; expeditious; expert; skilful; in hand, as a weapon or money; next to hand. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

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Usage examples for ready

  1. But we are not ready Margaret,- not yet!" – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  2. George, are you ready – A Maker of History by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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