Ready in a sentence

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Definition of Ready

  • 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 following infinitive.
  • 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.
  • poised for action
  • make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc
  • prepare for eating by applying heat
  • completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress

How to use ready in a sentence. Ready pronunciation.

By the time David had reached the group, the Prince Pasha was ready to receive him.
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It would seem as though the Prince Pasha was ready to make him, as well as David, a favourite.
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Besides, the game afoot was not of his making, and he was ready to await the finish, the more so because he was sure that to-morrow would bring forth momentous things.
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Mahommed laughed, and joyfully beat his breast, with whispered exclamations, and made ready to go.
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If a Man talks to them of leaving the Plays, they wonder what he means, and are ready to take him for a Madman.
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Johnny Morgan, a common loafer, had gone to sleep in the gutter and waked up worth a hundred thousand dollars, in consequence of the decision in the "Lady Franklin and Rough and Ready" lawsuit.
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I was just on the point of starting to Esmeralda, but turned with the tide and got ready for Humboldt.
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We commenced getting ready at once.
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We climbed the mountain sides, and clambered among sage-brush, rocks and snow till we were ready to drop with exhaustion, but found no silver-nor yet any gold.
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Every man you met had his new mine to boast of, and his "specimens" ready; and if the opportunity offered, he would infallibly back you into a corner and offer as a favor to you, not to him, to part with just a few feet in the "Golden Age," or the "Sarah Jane," or some other unknown stack of croppings, for money enough to get a "square meal" with, as the phrase went.
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And tho' never so many get it, yet none carries it away, but she still has it ready for the next Customers.
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The Lady had made all things ready for the Entertaining her Gallant; a Splendid Banquet being provided for him before he went to his Amorous Engagement; and being just ready to call him in, her Husband (who had been concealed near the House for some time, and seen the suspected Gallant walk to and fro in the Street,) suddenly enters the House, and finding such a Banquet ready prepared, no longer doubted but it was to entertain him; and therefore hastily calls for his Wife, and asks her the meaning of those Preparations, and who that Banquet was design'd for?
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When I see your affection so Estranged from me, your Estate wasted, and my self and Children ready to go a Begging, whilst an impudent Quean is at your Cost maintain'd in her Silks and Sattins; and which is worse than all the rest, your own Soul, in danger of Eternal Ruine.
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And I am ready still to embrace you in my Arms, with all the tenderest Affections of a loving Wife.
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And therefore having Paid for the Pint of Wine she had call'd for, she attended the two Gentlemens motion; and finding they were ready to go (she having taken a distinct view of them thro' a hole in the wall) went out first herself, and waited in a convenient place for their coming out, which was soon after.
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But her being of late more constant at the Lecture than she us'd to be, caus'd some suspicion in her Husband, who rising one morning (which happened to be the Day before her Picture was ready,) he follow'd her unseen, to know whither she went to the Lecture or no; and she going directly thither, and staying there all the time; her Husband had a mighty Opinion of the Devotion and Piety of his Spouse: And began to blame himself for having entertain'd an ill thought of her.
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And in the mean time get's him a very Beauish Suit, Wig, and Hat, and plants 'em at a Friends House; ready to put on in the Morning when he came thither.
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But as he was at Prayer, my Spark endeavouring to get the Weather-Gage of him, that is, the Door: my husband chanc'd to spy him, which so disord'd and affrighted him, that he was ready to sink down.
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And if you find at any time an occasion to make use of any Gentleman to supply any Deficiency you may meet with at home, or to gratifie your Inclination with a desire of Change I will be always ready to serve you to the utmost of my Power.
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Dame Dorothea must be good enough to make ready for them all and to prepare a meal.
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Examples of Ready

Example #1
As David entered, Kaid was busy receiving salaams, and returning greeting, but with an eye to the singularly boyish yet gallant figure approaching.
Example #2
What his object was in summoning David for an hour when all the court and all the official Europeans should be already present, remained to be seen.
Example #3
But the face of the girl-it was an English face!
Example #4
He was aware also that his brother had visited the Palace often of late.
Example #5
There was a crisis in the Soudan, there was trouble in the army, there was dark conspiracy of which he knew the heart, and anything might happen to-morrow!
Example #6
He was too much of a philosopher to seek to do David physical injury-a futile act; for it could do him no good in the end, could not mend his own fortunes; and, merciless as he could be on occasion, he had no love of bloodshed.