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Synonyms for readyˈrɛd i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ready(adj)

    poised for action

    "their guns were at the ready"

    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"

    quick, ready(a)

    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"

    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"

    quick, ready(a)

    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"

    quick, ready(a)

    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"

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

    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"

    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, ready, 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

    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"

    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, ready, 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

    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)


  1. ready(verb)

    good to go

  2. ready(adjective)

    Prepared for immediate action or use.

    good to go

  3. ready(adjective)

    Inclined; apt to happen.

    good to go

  4. ready(adjective)

    Liable at any moment.

    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.

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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ready(a.)

    prepared, in readiness

  2. ready(a.)

    prompt, quick, expeditious

  3. ready(a.)

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

  4. ready(a.)

    willing, disposed, inclined

  5. ready(a.)

    near, handy, convenient, commodious, at hand

  6. ready(a.)

    easy, opportune, facile, short

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