ready

adj.
1 prepared
VERBS
appear, be, feel, look, seem, stand

The suitcases were standing ready by the front door.

remain, stay (AmE)

Our troops keep training all the time to remain ready.

get

We were getting ready to go out.

get sb/sth, make sth

I'm trying to get the children ready to leave.

I'll get all the boxes ready.

The warships were soon made ready.

have sth, hold sth, keep sth, leave sth

Please have your tickets ready for inspection.

He held his gun ready.

I've left everything ready in the kitchen.

consider sb/sth, declare sb/sth, deem sb/sth, judge sb/sth

The plane was repaired and declared ready for service again.

She was concerned to protect the children from the truth until she judged them ready to hear it.

ADVERB
all, completely, totally

I was all ready to leave when the phone rang.

definitely, truly

We're definitely ready for the show tonight.

not quite

He didn't feel quite ready for marriage.

about, almost, just about, nearly, practically

I think we're just about ready to start.

always, ever
not yet
at last, finally

At last, they were ready to go.

emotionally, mentally, physically

Though Paul had wanted a child, he wasn't emotionally ready for it.

PREPOSITION
for

I feel ready for anything!

The cases are ready for delivery.

with

He's always ready with a quick answer.

2 willing
VERBS
appear, be, seem
remain
ADVERB
more than, only too, very

Connors was more than ready to oblige.

She was only too ready to believe the worst of him.

always, ever
apparently
clearly, obviously
PHRASES
ready and willing

always ready and willing to help

Ready is used with these nouns: ↑acceptance, ↑access, ↑answer, ↑availability, ↑cash, ↑market, ↑smile, ↑supply, ↑wit

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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