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.
Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay
for lack of being prepared or furnished.
Prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant;
willing; free; inclined; disposed.
Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception
of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert; as, a ready apprehension;
ready wit; a ready writer or workman.
Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune;
convenient; near; easy.
On the point; about; on the brink; near; -- with a
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.
In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to
need no delay.
Ready money; cash; -- commonly with the; as, he was well
supplied with the ready.