Conservative groups are readying proposals to reduce pension obligations and put new restrictions on legislatures.
In contrast, we have heard that Israel was readying to strike at Iran for nearly a decade now, and yet it still hasn't happened.
Two years later, Death Metal Angola is readying for its premiere, and the railway film remains unfinished.
As we meet here tonight, our men and women in uniform stand watch abroad and more are readying to deploy.
Even homeland security, which is in desperate need of repair, is about readying our infrastructure against future attacks.
On my way back into town, I walked by the fortress of tents surrounding the harbor, readying for the yacht show.
They passed the maintenance hangar where Kit Barnard was readying his ship for blast-off in the next half hour.
There's a lot to do, readying the evacuation, and you're a big help.
They were readying for something big, but they didn't know what as yet.
He drew back, readying himself for the spring that would overwhelm this brash youth who had dared dispute him.
Old English ræde, geræde "prepared, ready," of a horse, "ready for riding," from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaz "arranged" (cf. Old Frisian rede "ready," Middle Dutch gereit, Old High German reiti, Middle High German bereite, German bereit, Old Norse greiðr "ready, plain," Gothic garaiþs "ordered, arranged"), from PIE root *reidh- "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Lengthened in Middle English by change of ending. Ready-made first attested early 15c.; ready-to-wear is from 1890.
early 13c., "to administer;" c.1300, "to take aim;" mid-14c., "to prepare, make ready," from ready (adj.). Related: Readied; readying.