Related formso·ver·read·i·ness, nounpre·read·i·ness, noun
Examples from the Web for readiness
The lesson we learned is to increase our readiness and responsiveness.Shocked by Ukraine Violence, NATO Prepares to Face Down Putin|Leo Cendrowicz|October 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The one thing everyone seems to agree on is readiness of the Internet.
An additional 6% cut atop those previous problems begins to look like a serious challenge to readiness and effectiveness.I Repeat: Where are the Defense Hawks When They're Needed?|David Frum|March 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The readiness of the Afghan police and Army is an even greater concern.U.S. Has Few Good Options on Afghan Peace Ahead of NATO Summit|Javid Ahmad|April 28, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He insists again that he has taken nothing off the table, and talks about his readiness to fight if he must.
The mink, nothing daunted, crouched again, in readiness for whatever that something might be.Red Fox|Charles G. D. Roberts
Then they have a great quantity of crushed onions in readiness, and throw it into the water.In Northern Mists (Volume 2 of 2)|Fridtjof Nansen
I expressed my readiness to be bound to silence by the most awful pledge that the law would sanction.Fisherman's Luck|Henry van Dyke
I now command you to hold yourself and your company in readiness to march.Ferdinand De Soto, The Discoverer of the Mississippi|John S. C. Abbott
Shall I get the men in readiness for making sail and casting off the guns, Captain Martyn?In Greek Waters|G. A. Henty
British Dictionary definitions for readiness
- prepared and waitingall was in readiness for the guests' arrival
- in preparation forhe tidied the house in readiness for the guests' arrival