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Ready

Read´y   Pronunciation: rĕd´ŷ
a.1.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.Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished.
3.Prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant; willing; free; inclined; disposed.
I am ready not to be bound only, but also to die at Jerusalem, for the name of the Lord Jesus.
- Acts xxi. 13.
If need be, I am ready to forego
And quit.
- Milton.
4.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.
Gurth, whose temper was ready, though surly.
- Sir W. Scott.
5.Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy.
6.On the point; about; on the brink; near; - with a following infinitive.
My heart is ready to crack.
- Shak.
7.(Mil.) 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.
All ready
ready in every particular; wholly equipped or prepared.
Ready money
means of immediate payment; cash.
- Chaucer.
Ready reckoner
a book of tables for facilitating computations, as of interest, prices, etc.
- Cowley.
To make ready
to make preparation; to get in readiness.
adv.1.In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay.
We ourselves will go ready armed.
- Num. xxxii. 17.
n.1.Ready money; cash; - commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready.
Lord Strut was not flush in ready, either to go to law, or to clear old debts.
- Arbuthnot.
v. t.1.To dispose in order.
Noun1.Readyready - poised for action; "their guns were at the ready"
Verb1.ready - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
Synonyms: cook, prepare, fix, make
2.ready - 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"
Synonyms: gear up, prepare, set, fix, set up
Adj.1.ready - 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"
Antonyms:
unready - not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue"
2.ready - (of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash"
3.ready - mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her"
4.ready - brought into readiness; "dinner is ready"
5.ready - apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
Synonyms: quick
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