Definitions for readyˈrɛd i

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  1. ready(adj)

    poised for action

    "their guns were at the ready"

  2. ready(adj)

    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"

  3. ready(a)(adj)

    (of especially money) immediately available

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

  4. ready(adj)

    mentally disposed

    "he was ready to believe her"

  5. ready(adj)

    made suitable and available for immediate use

    "dinner is ready"

  6. quick, ready(verb)

    apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

    "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"

  7. cook, fix, ready, make, prepare(verb)

    prepare for eating by applying heat

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

  8. fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set(verb)

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

    "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. ready(Verb)

    To make prepared for action.

  2. ready(Adjective)

    Prepared for immediate action or use.

    The troops are ready for battle.

  3. ready(Adjective)

    Inclined; apt to happen.

  4. ready(Adjective)

    Liable at any moment.

    The seed is ready to sprout.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Ready

    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

  2. Ready

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

  3. Ready

    prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant; willing; free; inclined; disposed

  4. Ready

    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

  5. Ready

    offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy

  6. Ready

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

  7. Ready

    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

  8. Ready(adverb)

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

  9. Ready(noun)

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

  10. Ready(verb)

    to dispose in order

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ready' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1084

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ready' in Written Corpus Frequency: #653

  3. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'ready' in Adjectives Frequency: #116

Anagrams of ready »

  1. yeard

  2. deary

  3. rayed


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