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

1 sense of readying

Sense 1
preparation, readying -- (the activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose; "preparations for the ceremony had begun")
       => activity -- (any specific behavior; "they avoided all recreational activity")

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")

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