Associations to the word «Ready»

Wiktionary

READY, adjective. Prepared for immediate action or use.
READY, adjective. Inclined; apt to happen.
READY, adjective. Liable at any moment.
READY, adjective. Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert.
READY, adjective. Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient.
READY, verb. To make prepared for action.
READY, noun. (slang) ready money; cash
READY ABOUT, interjection. (nautical) Used by the helm announcing to the crew that (s)he is ready to change tack.
READY AS FREDDY, adjective. (colloquial) Entirely ready.
READY MEAL, noun. A prepackaged, fresh or frozen meal that only requires heating (often in a microwave) before being served, sometimes in its own packaging.
READY MEALS, noun. Plural of ready meal
READY MONEY, noun. Money held ready for payment, or actually paid, at the time of a transaction.
READY MONEYS, noun. Plural of ready money
READY MONIES, noun. Plural of ready money
READY RECKONER, noun. A printed book or table containing precalculated values, often multiples of given amounts.
READY RECKONER, noun. A computer program which calculates values; an online calculator.
READY RECKONERS, noun. Plural of ready reckoner
READY ROOM, noun. A room on an aircraft carrier where on-duty pilots are stationed while not flying their aircraft.
READY SALTED, adjective. (UK) (of crisps) Seasoned with salt but no other flavouring.
READY UP, verb. (idiomatic) (transitive) to prepare for use, to get ready

Dictionary definition

READY, noun. Poised for action; "their guns were at the ready".
READY, verb. Prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please".
READY, 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".
READY, adjective. 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".
READY, adjective. (of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash".
READY, adjective. Mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her".
READY, adjective. Made suitable and available for immediate use; "dinner is ready".
READY, adjective. Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit".

Wise words

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
Mark Twain