Also, make ready. Become prepared or make preparations for something. For example, It'll take me another hour to get ready for the painter, or Jane promised to make the room ready for our guests. [Late 1500s] Also see get set.
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Yves Albarello, MP of Seine-et-Marne, said the gunmen told police they were ready to “die as martyrs.”France Kills Charlie Hebdo Murderers|Nico Hines|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this cockamamie get-rich scheme, would they all issue an apology if he cut a check?Phylicia Rashad and the Cult of Cosby Truthers|Stereo Williams|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The U.S. military just unveiled a new effort to get Iraqis ready to battle ISIS.Pentagon Insider on New Plan to Fight ISIS: ‘Of Course It’s Not Enough’|Nancy A. Youssef|January 6, 2015|DAILY BEAST
If he did, it could be a sign that our politicians are ready to resume genuine policy-making across party lines.Christie Blames Parents for Bad Economy|Monica Potts|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a provocative subject that is ready-made for the classroom.Dr. King Goes to Hollywood: The Flawed History of ‘Selma’|Gary May|January 2, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It secures in many cases, at least, a ready compliance with a large part of the discipline enforced.
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn