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Synonyms for ready
ˈrɛd iready

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Wiktionary

  1. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  2. readyadjective

    Prepared for immediate action or use.

    The troops are ready for battle.

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  3. readyadjective

    Inclined; apt to happen.

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  4. readyadjective

    Liable at any moment.

    The seed is ready to sprout.

    Synonyms:
    good to go

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ready

    Active refers to both quickness and constancy of action; in the former sense it is allied with agile, alert, brisk, etc.; in the latter, with busy, diligent, industrious. The active love employment, the busy are actually employed, the diligent and the industrious are habitually busy. The restless are active from inability to keep quiet; their activity may be without purpose, or out of all proportion to the purpose contemplated. The officious are undesirably active in the affairs of others. Compare ALERT; ALIVE; MEDDLESOME.

    Synonyms:
    active, agile, alert, brisk, bustling, busy, diligent, energetic, expeditious, industrious, lively, mobile, nimble, officious, prompt, quick, restless, sprightly, spry, supple, vigorous, wide awake

    Antonyms:
    dull, heavy, idle, inactive, indolent, inert, lazy, quiescent, quiet, slow, sluggish, stupid

    Preposition:
    Active in work, in a cause; for an object, as for justice; with persons or instrumentalities; about something, as about other people's business.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. readyadjective

    poised for action

    "their guns were at the ready"

    Antonyms:
    unavailable, unripe, unwilling, napping, off one's guard(p), off-guard(a), unprepared, off her guard, unintelligent, stupid, off your guard, flat-footed, off guard(p), off his guard, unready

  2. readyadjective

    completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

    "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read"

    Synonyms:
    quick, ready(a)

    Antonyms:
    unavailable, unprepared, unready, off one's guard(p), stupid, unwilling, off guard(p), off your guard, off his guard, off-guard(a), unintelligent, flat-footed, napping, unripe, off her guard

  3. ready(a)adjective

    (of especially money) immediately available

    "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash"

    Antonyms:
    off guard(p), unprepared, stupid, unintelligent, napping, unripe, off your guard, off her guard, unavailable, off one's guard(p), off-guard(a), off his guard, unwilling, flat-footed, unready

  4. readyadjective

    mentally disposed

    "he was ready to believe her"

    Synonyms:
    quick, ready(a)

    Antonyms:
    unready, stupid, off his guard, napping, unripe, off-guard(a), unavailable, off one's guard(p), unintelligent, off your guard, unwilling, off guard(p), unprepared, flat-footed, off her guard

  5. readyadjective

    made suitable and available for immediate use

    "dinner is ready"

    Synonyms:
    quick, ready(a)

    Antonyms:
    off-guard(a), off her guard, napping, off your guard, unprepared, unready, flat-footed, stupid, off his guard, off one's guard(p), unwilling, unripe, off guard(p), unintelligent, unavailable

  6. quick, readyverb

    apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity

    "a quick mind"; "a ready wit"

    Synonyms:
    immediate, straightaway, warm, fast, speedy, spry, agile, nimble, quick, prompt, flying, ready(a)

    Antonyms:
    off her guard, unintelligent, napping, stupid, unready, flat-footed, off one's guard(p), unavailable, off his guard, unripe, off your guard, unwilling, unprepared, off-guard(a), off guard(p)

  7. cook, fix, ready, make, prepareverb

    prepare for eating by applying heat

    "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please"

    Synonyms:
    wee-wee, take, hit, bring in, desexualise, restore, construct, doctor, draw, stool, have, lay down, mend, piddle, hold, desex, piss, constitute, fudge, do, reach, earn, stimulate, get to, shit, fix, pay back, posit, name, falsify, fixate, define, make water, progress to, create, crap, take a shit, pretend, cook, gain, defecate, establish, pee, realize, train, make up, specify, bushel, develop, sterilise, give, unsex, attain, relieve oneself, pull in, set, wee, induce, form, spend a penny, touch on, make, gear up, limit, fake, prepare, micturate, deposit, furbish up, take in, machinate, organise, repair, score, get, secure, build, situate, make believe, throw, pass water, arrive at, pee-pee, sterilize, set up, ca-ca, devise, misrepresent, determine, puddle, take a crap, clear, produce, nominate, groom, educate, manipulate, organize, take a leak, fasten, pay off, desexualize, cause, urinate, get up, wangle, work, realise, seduce

    Antonyms:
    off guard(p), flat-footed, unprepared, unwilling, off his guard, off one's guard(p), off her guard, unready, napping, unavailable, off your guard, unintelligent, unripe, stupid, off-guard(a)

  8. fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, setverb

    make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc

    "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill"

    Synonyms:
    localize, restore, organise, fructify, doctor, secure, cook, mend, touch on, launch, desex, jell, entrap, put, fixate, do, go under, congeal, effect, frame, place, fix, pay back, posit, install, set up, define, countersink, raise, lay, plant, coif, dress, found, specify, mark, arrange, establish, correct, fasten, train, effectuate, bushel, develop, sterilise, unsex, sterilize, set, desexualise, devise, make, sic, gear up, limit, get, prepare, put together, situate, coiffe, deposit, tack, furbish up, machinate, repair, pose, pitch, position, assemble, piece, rear, put in, typeset, rig, instal, order, ensnare, determine, coiffure, groom, erect, go down, put up, educate, organize, pay off, desexualize, localise, get up, lay out, adjust, tack together

    Antonyms:
    unripe, unavailable, off his guard, off-guard(a), off your guard, napping, unprepared, off her guard, unwilling, unready, unintelligent, off one's guard(p), stupid, flat-footed, off guard(p)

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    prepared, in readiness

  2. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    prompt, quick, expeditious

  3. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    apt, expert, dexterous, adroit, clever, quick, sharp, smart

  4. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    willing, disposed, inclined

  5. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    near, handy, convenient, commodious, at hand

  6. readyadjective

    Synonyms:
    easy, opportune, facile, short

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How to use ready in a sentence?

  1. Elsa Lopez:

    We have to be ready, not just when Trump announces it, because there are arrests every day.

  2. Bob Corker:

    At some point, on behalf of the American people, we have to resolve the issues that are driving up costs, limiting choices, and causing the individual market to spiral downward, i stand ready to work with the administration and my colleagues on both sides of the aisle in order to fix our broken health care system.

  3. John Lord:

    Banning Huawei will not make the Australian telecom ecosystem safer, but will have a huge impact on the industry and the prices and services Australians receive, it will be a great policy failure and demonstrate to the world that we are not ready for the new reality of a smart and innovative China.

  4. Donald Trump:

    I'll tell you what the message is : When they're ready, they have to let us know, whatever they want to do, I'm ready.

  5. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin:

    I need more information ; the American people need more information. I'm not ready to just close, slam the book on this thing.


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