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ready

 
Adjective ready has 5 senses
  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, flat-footed, napping, off-guard, off guard, off one's guard, off his guard, off her guard, off your guard, unripe, unprepared
  2. ready - (of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash"
    Antonym:
    unavailable (indirect, via available)
  3. ready - mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her"
    Antonym:
    unwilling (indirect, via willing)
  4. ready - brought into readiness; "dinner is ready"
    Antonym:
    unprepared (indirect, via prepared)
  5. quick, ready - apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
    Antonyms: unintelligent, stupid (indirect, via intelligent)
Noun ready has 1 sense
  1. ready - poised for action; "their guns were at the ready"
    --1 is a kind of
    readiness, preparedness, preparation
    Derived form: verb ready2
Verb ready has 2 senses
  1. cook, fix, ready, make, prepare - prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
    --1 is one way to create from raw material, create from raw stuff
    Sample sentence:
    The chefs ready the vegetables
  2. fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set - 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"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Derived forms: noun ready1, noun readying1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Something ----s somebody
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
    Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
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