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synonyms for at the ready

  • accessible
  • apt
  • handy
  • qualified
  • ripe
  • adjusted
  • anticipating
  • arranged
  • completed
  • covered
  • equipped
  • fit
  • near
  • organized
  • primed
  • set
  • waiting
  • wired
  • all set
  • all systems go
  • at beck and call
  • at fingertips
  • at hand
  • champing at bit
  • close to hand
  • convenient
  • equal to
  • expectant
  • fixed for
  • in line
  • in order
  • in place
  • in position
  • in readiness
  • in the saddle
  • on call
  • on hand
  • on tap
  • on the brink
  • open to
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antonyms for at the ready

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  • incapable
  • unskilled
  • unavailable
  • uneducated
  • unprepared
  • unready
  • untrained
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How to use at the ready in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
It secures in many cases, at least, a ready compliance with a large part of the discipline enforced.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
Later on, I believe, a child is wont to have his favourite colour, and to be ready to defend it against the preferences of others.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The camp grew still, except for the rough and ready cook pottering about the fire, boiling buffalo-meat and mixing biscuit-dough.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Let your orders for preparation go round tonight, so that your knaves may be ready to set out betimes to-morrow.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
Tressan was monstrous ill-at-ease, and his face lost a good deal of its habitual plethora of colour.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
He was mounted on a spirited horse and his manner showed he was ready for any kind of an adventure, no matter where it might lead.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
The good lady of the house came out to welcome me, and the garon was ready at the step.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
I am ready Madam,—for I have sufficiently experienced the folly of my presuming to decline it.
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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