Significado de “ready” - en el Diccionario Inglés

ready en inglés británico

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uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/

ready adjective (PREPARED)

A1 prepared and suitable for fast activity:

[ + to infinitive ] Are you ready to leave?
Are you ready to order, Madam?
Okay, Evie, ready when you are (= I am ready to do what we have arranged).
Dinner's ready!
Are you ready? Hurry up - we're late.
We're leaving at eight o'clock, so you've got half an hour to get ready.
The army are said to be ready for action.
The concert hall was made/got ready (= prepared) for the performance.
ready and waiting

waiting and prepared to act:

Secret information allowed the police to be ready and waiting when the robbers came out of the bank.

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uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/

(Definición de ready del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

ready en inglés americano

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readyadjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈred·i/

ready adjective [ not gradable ] (PREPARED)

prepared and suitable for action or use:

Dinner is ready.
The twins are getting ready for bed.
[ + to infinitive ] I’m ready to go now.
[ + to infinitive ] "Are you ready to order?" the waiter asked.

ready adjective [ not gradable ] (WILLING)


My friends are always ready to help me out.

ready adjective [ not gradable ] (QUICK)

quick, esp. in answering or in thinking of what to say:

He had a ready reply to every question.

(Definición de ready del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

ready en inglés de negocios

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readyadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈredi/ us

available to be used at any time:

a ready source/supply
ready cash/money informal

money that is available to be spent immediately:

A demand by the court to pay the tax claim immediately would destroy the firm because it does not have enough ready cash.

(Definición de ready del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)