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readying

[ red-ee ]SEE DEFINITION OF readying

Synonyms for readying

  • arrange
  • brace
  • equip
  • fit
  • fix
  • gird
  • provide
  • warm up
  • brief
  • fortify
  • get
  • make
  • order
  • organize
  • post
  • prep
  • set
  • strengthen
  • clear the decks
  • fill in
  • fit out
  • gear up
  • get ready
  • get set
  • keep posted
  • let in on
  • make ready
  • make up
  • pave the way
  • psych up
  • put on to
  • wise up
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Antonyms for readying

  • disarrange
  • disorganize
  • disturb
  • let go
  • destroy
  • disallow
  • discourage
  • disorder
  • displace
  • dissuade
  • fail
  • halt
  • hurt
  • lose
  • prevent
  • weaken
  • hold back
  • retard
  • slow
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR READYING

There's a lot to do, readying the evacuation, and you're a big help.

They were readying for something big, but they didn't know what as yet.

They passed the maintenance hangar where Kit Barnard was readying his ship for blast-off in the next half hour.

He drew back, readying himself for the spring that would overwhelm this brash youth who had dared dispute him.

WORD ORIGIN

early 13c., "to administer;" c.1300, "to take aim;" mid-14c., "to prepare, make ready," from ready (adj.). Related: Readied; readying.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR READYING

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nounstowing
  • burdening
  • charging
  • cramming
  • cumbering
  • encumbering
  • filling
  • lading
  • packing
  • priming
  • readying
  • storing
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