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Definitions of ready:
  • noun:   poised for action
    Example: "Their guns were at the ready"
  • verb:   prepare for eating by applying heat
  • verb:   make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
    Example: "Get the children ready for school!"
  • adjective:   brought into readiness
    Example: "Dinner is ready"
  • adjective:   completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
    Example: "Get ready"
  • adjective:   mentally disposed
    Example: "He was ready to believe her"
  • adjective:   apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
    Example: "A ready wit"
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 50000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #6894)

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