Meaning of ready

Definition of 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"
(of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash"
mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her"
made suitable and available for immediate use; "dinner is ready"
apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"
(noun) poised for action; "their guns were at the ready"
(verb) prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"
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"

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