Translation of "ready" - English-German dictionary

ready

adjective /ˈredi/

(negative unready) prepared; able to be used etc immediately or when needed; able to do (something) immediately or when necessary

fertig
I’ve packed our cases, so we’re ready to leave
Is tea ready yet?
Your coat has been cleaned and is ready (to be collected).

(negative unready) willing

bereit
I’m always ready to help.

quick

rasch
You’re too ready to find faults in other people
He always has a ready answer.

likely, about (to do something)

im Begriff
My head feels as if it’s ready to burst.
readiness noun

die Bereitschaft
readily adverb

willingly

bereitwillig
I’d readily help you.

without difficulty

ohne weiteres
I can readily answer all your questions.
ready cash

ready money

das Bargeld
We’re running short of ready cash.
ready-made adjective

(especially of clothes) made in standard sizes, and for sale to anyone who wishes to buy, rather than being made for one particular person

Konfektions-…
a ready-made suit.
ready money

coins and banknotes

das Bargeld
I want to be paid in ready money, not by cheque.
ready-to-wear adjective

(of clothes) ready-made

Konfektions-…
a ready-to-wear suit.
in readiness

ready

bereit
I want everything in readiness for his arrival.

(Translation of “ready” from the PASSWORD English–German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)