Synonyms of ready in English:

ready


See definition of ready

adjective

1‘are you ready to go now?’

SYNONYMS
prepared, all set, set, organized, in a fit state, equipped, primed
informal fit, psyched up, geared up, up for it, hot to trot
ANTONYMS

unprepared, taken by surprise

2‘supper's ready’

SYNONYMS
completed, finished, prepared, organized, done, arranged, fixed, in readiness
ripe
informal done and dusted
ANTONYMS

incomplete, in preparation

3‘he's always ready to help’

SYNONYMS
willing, prepared, pleased, inclined, agreeable, disposed, predisposed, minded, of a mind, in the mood, apt, prone, given, likely
eager, keen, happy, glad
informal game
ANTONYMS

reluctant, unwilling

4‘she looked ready to collapse’

SYNONYMS
about to, on the point of, on the verge of, on the brink of, close to, as if one is going to, in danger of, liable to, likely to

5‘the early settlers found a ready supply of flints in the chalk cliffs’

SYNONYMS
easily available, available, accessible
handy, close at hand, at hand, to hand, on hand, near at hand, convenient, within reach, at the ready, near, at one's fingertips, at one's disposal
on call
informal on tap

6‘she had a ready answer to this challenge’

SYNONYMS
prompt, quick, rapid, swift, speedy, fast, immediate, unhesitating
timely
clever, sharp, astute, shrewd, keen, acute, perceptive, discerning, resourceful, smart, bright, alert, apt, adroit, deft, agile, skilful
archaic rathe

verb

1‘seven other vessels were readied and armed’

SYNONYMS
prepare, get ready, make ready, organize, equip, put together, fix
prime, set
gear oneself up, arm oneself
informal psych oneself up
literary gird oneself, gird up one's loins

Phrases

    make ready

    ‘the crew were busily making ready for the departure’


    SYNONYMS

    prepare, make preparations, make provisions, get everything ready, take the necessary steps, do the necessary, gear up for

    gear oneself up

    at the ready

    ‘a group of parents stood on the sidelines, camcorders at the ready’


    SYNONYMS

    in position, poised, ready for use, ready for action, waiting

    all systems go

    North American

    on deck