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Readying meaning in English

Meaning of Readying in English

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Readying pronunciation in English

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1. preparation, readying

the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose

Example Sentences:
'preparations for the ceremony had begun'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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adjectiveWord forms: readier or readiest
in a state of completion or preparedness, as for use or action
willing or eager
ready helpers
prompt or rapid
a ready response
4. (prenominal)
quick in perceiving; intelligent
a ready mind
5. (postpositive; foll by to)
on the point (of) or liable (to)
ready to collapse
6. (postpositive)
conveniently near (esp in the phrase ready to hand)
7.  make ready
8.  the ready
9.  at the ready
10. (transitive)
to put in a state of readiness; prepare

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adjectiveWord forms: ˈreadier or ˈreadiest
prepared or equipped to act or be used immediately
ready to go, ready for occupancy
unhesitant; willing
a ready worker
likely or liable immediately
ready to cry
apt; inclined
always ready to blame others
clever and skillful mentally or physically; dexterous
a ready wit
done or made without delay; prompt
a ready reply
convenient or handy to use; available immediately
ready cash
7.  Obsolete
at hand; present: a response to a roll call
verb transitiveWord forms: ˈreadied or ˈreadying
to get or make ready; prepare
often used reflexively
9.  British, Informal
ready money; cash at hand
usually with the

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adj. read·i·er, read·i·est
1. Prepared or available for service, action, or progress: I am ready to work. The soup will be ready in a minute. The pupils are ready to learn to read.
2. Mentally disposed; willing: He was ready to believe her.
3. Likely or about to do something: She is ready to retire.
4. Prompt in apprehending or reacting: a ready intelligence; a ready response.
5. Available: ready money.
tr.v. read·ied, read·y·ing, read·ies
To cause to be ready.

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