Completely prepared, as for immediate action or use, or for present requirement; suitably equipped, ordered, or arranged; in proper trim or condition.Dressed.Suitably disposed in mind; mentally prepared; willing; inclined; not reluctant.Prepared by what has gone before; brought to a fit state or condition; not unlikely; immediately liable: with an infinitive.Already prepared or provided; available for present use or requirement; immediately at hand or within reach; opportune: as, a ready means of escape; a ready way.Prompt in action or movement; expert; dexterous; facile.Prompt; quick; offhand: as, a ready reply or retort; a ready admission; a ready welcome.Present; at hand; here: used in answering a call.[Ready is much used in compounds, with participles and sometimes nouns, or in combinations that are properly compounds; as, ready-made; ready-cooked, etc.]To dress.Synonyms Ready, Easy; disposed, apt, expert, handy, skilful, clever, smart; expeditious, unhesitating. So many of the meanings of ready convey the idea of a movement of mind, and especially a consent of the will, that there is a tendency to use other words where disposition is not included. Hence it is better to say this may easily be seen, than this may readily be seen. See quotation from Locke under readily. Easy of approach; easy to be done; ready to hear. All the senses of ready, active or passive, growout of that of being prepared.n. Ready money; cash: usually with the definite article.n. The condition of being ready.n. The position of a soldier's weapon following the command “Make ready!” or “Ready!”To make ready; put into proper condition or order; dispose; arrange; prepare.To direct.