ready

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Inflections of 'ready' (adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."):
readier
adj comparative
readiest
adj superlative
Inflections of 'ready' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": readies
Inflections of 'ready' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
readies
v 3rd person singular
readying
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
readied
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
readied
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

ready
WordReference English Thesaurus © 2020
Sense: Adjective: prepared
Synonyms:
prepared , set , primed, arranged, organized , organised (UK), raring to go (informal), ready to go, ready and raring to go (informal), all systems go, all set, on deck, all squared away, on call, in position, waiting , at hand, on hand, fixed (informal)
Antonyms:
unready, unprepared, inexperienced, unequipped, unavailable, clumsy , unripe, a nervous wreck, wet behind the ears
Sense: Adjective: ripe
Synonyms:
ripe , ripened, mature , ready to eat, good to eat, mellow
Sense: Adjective: prompt
Synonyms:
prompt , quick , swift , fast , immediate , instant , spontaneous, alert , fleet , punctual
Antonyms:
slow , dull , sluggish , slack , inattentive, late , belated , dim , unaware , thoughtless , ignorant, caught off-guard, taken by surprise, lame-brained, dozy, slow on the uptake
Sense: Adjective: willing
Synonyms:
enthusiastic , eager , excited , glad , game (informal), willing , unhesitant, disposed, keen
Antonyms:
unwilling , hesitant, skeptical, not bothered, reluctant , bored , detached , dilatory
Sense: Adjective: on the verge of - followed by 'to'
Synonyms:
on the verge of, on the point of, on the brink of, about to, liable to
Sense: Verb: prepare
Synonyms:
prepare , prep , arrange , get sth ready, make sth ready, gear up, start up, clear the decks (informal), fit out
Antonyms:
destroy , disarrange, disturb , mess up (informal), let go, weaken , disorganized
Sense: Verb: get ready - followed by 'yourself'
Synonyms:
get ready, prepare yourself, brace yourself, psych yourself up, get yourself ready, get set
Sense: Adjective: available
Synonyms:
available , on hand, at hand, on call, handy , accessible , at your fingertips, on tap (informal), within reach

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