Meaning : Poised for action.
Their guns were at the ready.
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : (of especially money) immediately available.
He seems to have ample ready money.
A ready source of cash.
Meaning : Mentally disposed.
He was ready to believe her.
Meaning : Made suitable and available for immediate use.
Dinner is ready.
Meaning : Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity.
A quick mind.
A ready wit.
Synonyms : quick