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ready
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 11
1. In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay.
Part of Speech: noun
1. money; cash; - commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready.
2. A number of things of the same kind, ordinarily used or classed together; a collection of articles which naturally complement each other, and usually go together; an assortment; a suit; as, a set of chairs, of china, of surgical or mathematical instruments, of books, etc.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. Prepared for what one is about to do or experience; equipped or supplied with what is needed for some act or event; prepared for immediate movement or action; as, the troops are ready to march; ready for the journey.
5. Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy.
6. A word of command, or a position, in the manual of arms, at which the piece is cocked and held in position to execute promptly the next command, which is, aim.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
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