Synonyms of ready in English:



  • 1 are you ready?
    prepared, set, all set, organized, primed
    informal fit, psyched up, geared up
  • 2 everything is ready
    completed, finished, prepared, organized, done, arranged, fixed, in readiness
  • 3 he's always ready to help
    willing, prepared, pleased, inclined, disposed, predisposed; eager, keen, happy, glad
    informal game
  • 4 she looked ready to collapse
    about to, on the point of, on the verge of, close to, liable to, likely to
  • 5 a ready supply of food
    available, easily available, accessible; handy, close/near at hand, on hand, convenient, within reach, at the ready, near, at one's fingertips
  • 6 a ready answer
  • verb

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  • 1 he needed time to ready himself
    prepare, get/make ready, organize; gear oneself up
    informal psych oneself up
  • Phrases

    at the ready

    the fire extinguishers are at the readyin positionpoisedready for use/actionwaitingon deck

    make ready

    making ready for their departurepreparemake preparationsget everything readygear up for

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