- n poised for action
their guns were at the ready
- v prepare for eating by applying heat
- v make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
Get the children ready for school!
- a completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress
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
- s (of especially money) immediately available
he seems to have ample ready money
a ready source of cash
- s mentally disposed
he was ready to believe her
- s made suitable and available for immediate use
dinner is ready
- s apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity
a ready wit
- As the world watches nervously, the Crimea tries to steer a course between an angry Russia and a suspicious Ukraine, two nuclear-armed countries that already disagree over .
- And ready to beat the Republicans this November.
- Chris Bosh in Kansas City Star
I expect us to compete for a championship,Bosh told ESPN. "I think both Dwyane and I, we both wanted an opportunity where right away we would be competing. : We're ready to sacrifice a lot of things in order to do that. It's not about the...
- Colin Powell in International Herald Tribune
While calling her "distinguished," Powell added, "I don't believe she's ready to be president of the United States, which is the job of the vice president."
- Barack Obama in USA Today
I'm ready to move forward, the majority of Democrats are ready to move forward, and I believe the majority of Americans are ready to move forward,he told an audience of supporters at American University.