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1. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress.

Synonyms

  • ready and waiting
  • preparation
  • primed
  • prepared
  • ripe
  • readiness
  • at the ready
  • fit
  • prompt
  • waiting
  • in order
  • willing
  • preparedness

Antonyms

  • unready
  • unprepared
  • untie
  • unstaple

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Rhymes with Ready

  • tangredi
  • tancredi
  • manfredi
  • unsteady
  • trivedi
  • dwivedi
  • steady
  • preddy
  • freddye
  • freddy
  • freddie
  • abedi
  • teddy
  • teddie
  • redi
  • reddy
  • peddy
  • peddie
  • mehdi
  • medi
  • leddy
  • keddy
  • hedi
  • heddy
  • heady
  • geddie
  • deady
  • edye
  • edie
  • eddy

How do you pronounce ready?

Pronounce ready as ˈrɛdi.

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Sentences with ready


1. Adjective
When you are ready to remove the funds, break open the paper mache box.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Before you record, make sure you have the music ready for the card.

Quotes about ready


1. One secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.
- Benjamin Disraeli

2. Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.
- Dalai Lama XIV

3. No man is worth his salt who is not ready at all times to risk his well-being, to risk his body, to risk his life, in a great cause.
- Theodore Roosevelt

2. oven-ready

adjective. prepared before sale and ready to be cooked.

Antonyms

  • unready

3. ready-made

adjective. made for purchase and immediate use.

Synonyms

  • ready-to-wear
  • off-the-rack
  • prefab
  • off-the-shelf
  • off-the-peg
  • made

Antonyms

  • unsuccessful
  • fresh
  • creative
  • unoriginality

4. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] (of especially money) immediately available.

Antonyms

  • unwire

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] mentally disposed.

Antonyms

  • unbar

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ready

noun. ['ˈrɛdi'] poised for action.

Synonyms

  • readiness
  • preparedness

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ready

verb. ['ˈrɛdi'] make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • alter
  • summerise
  • set
  • cram
  • lay out
  • work
  • change
  • gear up
  • precondition
  • socialize
  • winterize
  • summerize
  • cultivate
  • prime
  • crop
  • winterise
  • provide
  • brace
  • set up
  • prepare
  • mount
  • modify
  • poise

Antonyms

  • summerize
  • unbelt
  • unbuckle
  • unbutton

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] made suitable and available for immediate use.

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. ready

verb. ['ˈrɛdi'] prepare for eating by applying heat.

Synonyms

  • fix
  • concoct
  • scallop
  • create from raw material
  • dress
  • devil
  • keep
  • precook
  • cook up
  • flambe
  • put on
  • preserve
  • lard
  • dress out
  • deglaze
  • make
  • prepare
  • escallop
  • whomp up
  • whip up
  • create from raw stuff

Antonyms

  • worsen
  • break
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity.

Synonyms

  • quick

Antonyms

  • unlock
  • unpin

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))
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