English adjective: ready
|1.||ready completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress|
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.
|Similar||at the ready, fit, in order, primed, prompt, ready and waiting, ripe, set, waiting|
|See also||prepared, willing|
|Attribute||preparation, preparedness, readiness|
|2.||ready (of especially money) immediately available|
|Samples||He seems to have ample ready money.|
A ready source of cash.
|3.||ready mentally disposed|
|Samples||He was ready to believe her.|
|4.||ready made suitable and available for immediate use|
|Samples||Dinner is ready.|
|5.||ready apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity|
|Samples||A quick mind.|
A ready wit.
English noun: ready
|1.||ready (state) poised for action|
|Samples||Their guns were at the ready.|
|Broader (hypernym)||preparation, preparedness, readiness|
English verb: ready
|1.||ready (creation) prepare for eating by applying heat|
|Samples||Cook me dinner, please.|
Can you make me an omelette?.
Fix breakfast for the guests, please.
|Examples||The chefs ready the vegetables|
|Synonyms||cook, fix, make, prepare|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something|
|Broader (hypernym)||create from raw material, create from raw stuff|
|Narrower (hyponym)||concoct, cook up, deglaze, devil, dress, dress out, escallop, flambe, keep, lard, precook, preserve, put on, scallop, whip up, whomp up|
|2.||ready (change) make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc|
|Samples||Get the children ready for school!.|
Prepare for war.
I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill.
|Synonyms||fix, gear up, prepare, set, set up|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody PP.
Somebody ----s something PP.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE
|Broader (hypernym)||alter, change, modify|
|Narrower (hyponym)||brace, cram, crop, cultivate, fix, lay out, mount, poise, precondition, prime, provide, set, set up, socialise, socialize, summerise, summerize, winterise, winterize, work|