Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun ready

1 sense of ready

Sense 1
ready -- (poised for action; "their guns were at the ready")
       => readiness, preparedness, preparation -- (the state of having been made ready or prepared for use or action (especially military action); "putting them in readiness"; "their preparation was more than adequate")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb ready

2 senses of ready

Sense 1
cook, fix, ready, make, prepare -- (prepare for eating by applying heat; "Cook me dinner, please"; "can you make me an omelette?"; "fix breakfast for the guests, please")
       => create from raw material, create from raw stuff -- (make from scratch)

Sense 2
fix, prepare, set up, ready, gear up, set -- (make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc; "Get the children ready for school!"; "prepare for war"; "I was fixing to leave town after I paid the hotel bill")
       => change, alter, modify -- (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue")

Antonyms of adj ready

5 senses of ready

Sense 1
ready (vs. unready) -- (completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "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")

unready (vs. ready) -- (not prepared or in a state of readiness; slow to understand or respond; "she cursed her unready tongue")
        => flat-footed -- (unprepared and unable to react quickly; "the new product caught their competitors flat-footed")
        => napping, off-guard (prenominal), off guard (predicate), off one's guard (predicate), off his guard, off her guard, off your guard -- (not prepared or vigilant; "the blow caught him napping"; "caught in an off-guard moment"; "found him off his guard")
        => unripe -- (not fully prepared)

Sense 2
ready (prenominal) -- ((of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash")

INDIRECT (VIA available) -> unavailable -- (not available or accessible or at hand; "fresh milk was unavailable during the emergency"; "his secretary said he was unavailable for comment")

Sense 3
ready -- (mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her")

INDIRECT (VIA willing) -> unwilling -- (not disposed or inclined toward; "an unwilling assistant"; "unwilling to face facts")

Sense 4
ready -- (made suitable and available for immediate use; "dinner is ready")

INDIRECT (VIA prepared) -> unprepared -- (without preparation; not prepared for; "unprepared remarks"; "the shock was unprepared"; "our treaty makers approached their immensely difficult problems unprepared"- R.E.Danielson)

Sense 5
quick, ready -- (apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit")

INDIRECT (VIA intelligent) -> unintelligent, stupid -- (lacking intelligence; "a dull job with lazy and unintelligent co-workers")

Similarity of adj ready

5 senses of ready

Sense 1
ready (vs. unready) -- (completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "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")
       => at the ready (predicate) -- (ready for immediate use; "soldiers with guns at the ready"; "students with pens and notebooks at the ready")
       => fit (predicate), primed (predicate), set (predicate) -- ((usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time")
       => in order -- (in a state of proper readiness or preparation or arrangement; "everything is in order for their arrival")
       => prompt -- (ready and willing or quick to act; "she is always prompt to help her friends";)
       => ripe (predicate) -- (fully prepared or eager; "the colonists were ripe for revolution")
       => waiting, ready and waiting (predicate) -- (being and remaining ready and available for use; "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting")
          Also See-> prepared#1; willing#1

Sense 2
ready (prenominal) -- ((of especially money) immediately available; "he seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash")
       => available (vs. unavailable) -- (obtainable or accessible and ready for use or service; "kept a fire extinguisher available"; "much information is available through computers"; "available in many colors"; "the list of available candidates is unusually long")

Sense 3
ready -- (mentally disposed; "he was ready to believe her")
       => willing (vs. unwilling) -- (disposed or inclined toward; "a willing participant"; "willing helpers")

Sense 4
ready -- (made suitable and available for immediate use; "dinner is ready")
       => prepared (vs. unprepared) -- (made ready or fit or suitable beforehand; "a prepared statement"; "be prepared for emergencies")

Sense 5
quick, ready -- (apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity; "a quick mind"; "a ready wit")
       => intelligent (vs. unintelligent) -- (having the capacity for thought and reason especially to a high degree; "is there intelligent life in the universe?"; "an intelligent question")

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