Some articles on ready:
... Camera-ready is a common term used in the commercial printing industry meaning that a document is, from a technical standpoint, ready to "go to press ... In live television, camera-ready refers to a person's presentability, such as a newsreader wearing a suit or an actress wearing appropriate make-up ... A person is not ready to be in front of a camera until they are camera-ready ...
... According to a 2002 report by the AFL-CIO Building and Construction Trades Department, Labor Ready employees are injured at three times the U.S ... national average rate every year, 25% of Labor Ready employees are injured ... Various unions have accused Labor Ready of deceptive practices and of mistreating its employees ...
... as when using line number 65535 was typing in 'READY', after this the COMX was not 'READY' anymore ... they designed the F M screen editor and pressed 'CR' (return) on the 'READY' prompt ...
... On December 17, 2003, the Seattle Sounders selected Ready in the first round of the USL First Division draft ... Ready was wanted by Clubs IK Start and Skeid of the Norways Professional League, but was unable to obtain a valid work permit ... Ready played with the Shadow for 8 years and tallied more appearances than anyone in club history ...
More definitions of "ready":
- (verb): Make ready or suitable or equip in advance for a particular purpose or for some use, event, etc.
Example: "Get the children ready for school!"
Synonyms: fix, prepare, set up, gear up, set
- (adj): Brought into readiness.
Example: "Dinner is ready"
- (adj): (of especially money) immediately available.
Example: "He seems to have ample ready money"; "a ready source of cash"
- (adj): Completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress.
Example: "Get ready"; "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"
- (noun): Poised for action.
Example: "Their guns were at the ready"
- (adj): Mentally disposed.
Example: "He was ready to believe her"
- (adj): Apprehending and responding with speed and sensitivity.
Example: "A ready wit"
Famous quotes containing the word ready:
“Always be ready to speak your mind, and a base man will avoid you.”
—William Blake (17571827)
“Yet, hermit and stoic as he was, he was really fond of sympathy, and threw himself heartily and childlike into the company of young people whom he loved, and whom he delighted to entertain, as he only could, with the varied and endless anecdotes of his experiences by field and river: and he was always ready to lead a huckleberry-party or a search for chestnuts and grapes.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“The beginners well-known propensity for obtruding upon his own privacy, by introducing himself, or a vicar, into his first novel, owes less to the attraction of a ready theme than to the relief of getting rid of oneself, before going on to better things.”
—Vladimir Nabokov (18991977)