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1. 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

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Words that Rhyme with Ready And Waiting

  • translating
  • reinstating
  • procreating
  • recreating
  • postdating
  • restating
  • overrating
  • misstating
  • innovating
  • inflating
  • deflating
  • annotating
  • updating
  • sedating
  • relating
  • negating
  • equating
  • debating
  • creating
  • berating
  • stating
  • slating
  • skating
  • plating
  • plaiting
  • grating
  • elating
  • crating
  • awaiting
  • abating

2. waiting

adjective. ['ˈweɪtɪŋ'] being and remaining ready and available for use.

Synonyms

  • ready

Antonyms

  • winterize
  • summerize

3. waiting

noun. ['ˈweɪtɪŋ'] the act of waiting (remaining inactive in one place while expecting something).

Synonyms

  • wait

Antonyms

  • unwilling
  • unprepared

4. 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))

5. ready

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

Antonyms

  • unwire

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ready

adjective. ['ˈrɛdi'] mentally disposed.

Antonyms

  • unbar

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ready

noun. ['ˈrɛdi'] poised for action.

Synonyms

  • readiness
  • preparedness

Antonyms

  • unchain
  • dislodge
  • unhook

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. 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))

9. ready

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

Antonyms

  • unfasten

Etymology

  • redy (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. 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))

Example sentences of the word ready-and-waiting


1. Noun Phrase
The holding container should be ready and waiting for your fish to go into when you lift them out of the water.

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