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Idioms about ready

Origin of ready

1150鈥1200; Middle English redy,early Middle English r忙dig, equivalent to Old English r牵de prompt + -ig-y1

words often confused with ready

See already.

OTHER WORDS FROM ready

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How to use ready in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for ready

ready
/ (藞r蓻d瑟) /

adjective readier or readiest
noun
the ready informal short for ready money
at the ready
  1. poised for use or actionwith pen at the ready
  2. (of a rifle) in the position normally adopted immediately prior to aiming and firing
verb
(tr) to put in a state of readiness; prepare

Word Origin for ready

Old English (ge) r牵de; related to Old Frisian r膿de, Old High German reiti, Old Norse reithr ready
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Other Idioms and Phrases with ready

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