the ready

noun
variants: or the readies
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the ready

British, informal
: money that can be used immediately
  • I'm a bit short of the ready just now.

Word by Word Definitions

ready play
  1. : prepared mentally or physically for some experience or action

  2. : prepared for immediate use

  3. : willingly disposed : inclined

  1. : to make ready


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