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Synonyms for ready
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ready(adj)

    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. ready(adj)

    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)(adj)

    (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. ready(adj)

    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. ready(adj)

    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, ready(verb)

    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, prepare(verb)

    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, set(verb)

    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)

Wiktionary

  1. ready(adjective)

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  2. ready(adjective)

    Prepared for immediate action or use.

    The troops are ready for battle.

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  3. ready(adjective)

    Inclined; apt to happen.

    Synonyms:
    good to go

  4. ready(adjective)

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. summerize

    Submitted by rinat on August 14, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ready(a.)

    Synonyms:
    prepared, in readiness

  2. ready(a.)

    Synonyms:
    prompt, quick, expeditious

  3. ready(a.)

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

  4. ready(a.)

    Synonyms:
    willing, disposed, inclined

  5. ready(a.)

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

  6. ready(a.)

    Synonyms:
    easy, opportune, facile, short

How to pronounce ready?

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How to say ready in sign language?

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How to use ready in a sentence?

  1. Evelyn Waugh:

    What is youth except a man or a woman before it is ready or fit to be seen

  2. President Obama:

    The fact is, Hillary Clinton is steady and true, and Hillary Clinton’s been in politics for the same reason I have : to make peoples ’ lives better. … I ’m ready to pass the baton, and I know Hillary Clinton can take it.

  3. Emeasoba George:

    Opportunities are meant to be utilized and maximized. And until/unless you're ready to utilize and maximize all the opportunites that you come across, you will hardly acquire or achieve all your needs, goals, targets, dreams, visions or aspirations. Thus, never take opportunities for granted.

  4. Timur Yadamsuren:

    By the time they turn four years old, they're seasoned riders and by five, the boys are ready to compete, but when they hit 13, they have to retire from racing.

  5. Dennis Jordan:

    My guns are not hurting anybody. I have no intent of hurting anybody, i am not going to be allowed to own my guns because of this ordinance. I am ready to move out of this place. You just want to control people. You want to take away my right to protect people.


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