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ready  


      adj   , readier, readiest  
1    in a state of completion or preparedness, as for use or action  
2    willing or eager  
ready helpers     
3    prompt or rapid  
a ready response     
4    prenominal   quick in perceiving; intelligent  
a ready mind     
5    postpositive; foll by: to   on the point (of) or liable (to)  
ready to collapse     
6    postpositive   conveniently near (esp. in the phrase ready to hand)  
7    make or get ready   to prepare (oneself or something) for use or action  
      n  
8    Informal   (often preceded by the) short for ready money  
9    at or to the ready  
a    poised for use or action  
with pen at the ready     
b    (of a rifle) in the position normally adopted immediately prior to aiming and firing  
      vb  
10    tr   to put in a state of readiness; prepare  
     (Old English (ge)ræde; related to Old Frisian rede, Old High German reiti, Old Norse reithr ready)  


camera-ready copy  
      n     (Printing)   type matter ready to be photographed for plate-making without further alteration,   (Also called)    mechanical  
make-ready  
      n     (Printing)   the process of preparing the forme and the cylinder or platen packing to achieve the correct impression all over the forme  
oven-ready  
      adj   (of various foods) bought already prepared so that they are ready to be cooked in the oven  
ready-made  
      adj  
1    made for purchase and immediate use by any customer  
a ready-made jacket     
2    extremely convenient or ideally suited  
a ready-made solution     
3    unoriginal or conventional  
ready-made phrases     
      n  
4    a ready-made article, esp. a garment  
ready-mix  
      n  
1    modifier   consisting of ingredients blended in advance, esp. of food that is ready to cook or eat after addition of milk or water  
a ready-mix cake     
2    concrete that is mixed before or during delivery to a building site  
ready money   , cash  
      n   funds for immediate use; cash,   (Also called)    the ready, the readies  
ready reckoner  
      n   a table of numbers used to facilitate simple calculations, esp. one for applying rates of discount, interest, charging, etc. to different sums  
ready-to-wear  
      adj   ready to wear when postpositive  
1    (of clothes) not tailored for the wearer; of a standard size  
      n  
2    an article or suit of such clothes  
ready-witted  
      adj   quick to learn or perceive  
rough-and-ready  
      adj  
1    crude, unpolished, or hastily prepared, but sufficient for the purpose  
2    (of a person) without formality or refinement; rudely vigorous  
  rough-and-readiness      n  
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ready  


      adj  
1    all set, arranged, completed, fit, in readiness, organized, prepared, primed, ripe, set  
2    agreeable, apt, disposed, eager, game     (informal)   glad, happy, have-a-go     (informal)   inclined, keen, minded, predisposed, prone, willing  
3    acute, adroit, alert, apt, astute, bright, clever, deft, dexterous, expert, handy, intelligent, keen, perceptive, prompt, quick, quick-witted, rapid, resourceful, sharp, skilful, smart  
4    about, close, in danger of, liable, likely, on the brink of, on the point of, on the verge of  
5    accessible, at or on hand, at one's fingertips, at the ready, available, close to hand, convenient, handy, near, on call, on tap     (informal)   present  
      n  
6    at the ready      all systems go, in readiness, poised, prepared, ready for action, waiting  
      vb  
7    arrange, equip, fit out, get ready, make ready, order, organize, prepare, set  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    immature, unequipped, unfit, unprepared  
2    disinclined, hesitant, loath, reluctant, unprepared, unwilling  
3    inexpert, slow, unequipped, unfit, unhandy  
5    distant, inaccessible, late, unavailable  


rough-and-ready     
adequate, cobbled together, crude, improvised, makeshift, provisional, sketchy, stopgap, thrown together, unpolished, unrefined  

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it's ready!
or "dinner's ready!"; "lunch is ready!"; "breakfast's ready!"

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