OTHER WORDS FOR ready
Idioms about ready
- to bring to a state of readiness or completion; prepare.
- Printing. to ready a press for printing.
Origin of ready
words often confused with ready
OTHER WORDS FROM readyo·ver·read·y, adjectivepre·read·y, adjective
How to use ready in a sentence
“Claims of having a vaccine ready to distribute before you do testing, I think, is problematic at best,” Fauci said at a congressional hearing in July.A Chinese vaccine maker says it’s inoculated 1 million people—even though its trials are incomplete|Grady McGregor|November 20, 2020|Fortune
Google, meanwhile, has a ready-made app that it customizes for each state.Do digital contact tracing apps work? Here’s what you need to know.|Cat Ferguson|November 20, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Only a tenth of that was ready when Cyclone Amphan made landfall earlier this year.
Toppin, 22, was the oldest and perhaps the most NBA-ready of this year’s projected lottery picks.On quiet night for NBA draft lottery selections, Anthony Edwards goes No. 1 to Timberwolves|Ben Golliver, Des Bieler|November 19, 2020|Washington Post
The crowd of revenue-free startups planning to produce EVs down the road, like Fisker, Hyliion, and Lordstown, were plunging amid a growing aversion to risky stocks and concern that consumers might not be ready to go electric.Electric vehicle stocks recover, but the road may not end well|Aaron Pressman|November 18, 2020|Fortune
Forty years and one month of remodeling later, Zane had finally readied Further for its first long-haul journey.
The missile that had been readied on the launch ramp in France made it through the defenses.Life Under Air Strikes: Children Under Fire Will Never Forget — or Forgive|Clive Irving|August 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Later, she readied herself to present the medals for the Russian figure skaters.
As many as 20,000 security personnel had been readied to guard the courthouse where the Brotherhood officials will stand trial.From President to Prisoner: Mohamed Morsi’s Trial Starts in Egypt|Vivian Salama|November 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Athens stood at 130,000, Beijing readied 100,000, and Vancouver another 100,000.
It was interesting to fly over England at this time as everything was being readied for the eventual invasion.The Biography of a Rabbit|Roy Benson
The particulars of this event had, it is evident, not yet readied him.Life of Lord Byron, With His Letters And Journals, Vol. 5 (of 6)|(Lord Byron) George Gordon Byron
Mike switched off the vocoder, flipped his intercom to the temporary galley in the morgue, and ordered two breakfasts readied.Where I Wasn't Going|Walt Richmond
The Valhalla has to be readied for blastoff, and once I check in aboard ship I can't come back to visit.Starman's Quest|Robert Silverberg
While the criminals readied the armed privateer for blast-off, Coxine and Wallace climbed directly to the radar bridge.On the Trail of the Space Pirates|Carey Rockwell
British Dictionary definitions for ready
- poised for use or actionwith pen at the ready
- (of a rifle) in the position normally adopted immediately prior to aiming and firing
Word Origin for ready
Other Idioms and Phrases with ready
In addition to the idiom beginning with ready
, also see
- at the ready
- get ready
- good and (ready)
- rough and ready