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readies

verb , present tense third-person singular of ready

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1 to make competent (as by training, skill, or ability) for a particular office or function
  • this advanced course should ready him for college
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2 to make ready in advance
  • we can ready the desserts for the party a day in advance
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3 to prepare (oneself) mentally or emotionally
  • the basketball players sat quietly in the locker room, readying themselves for the final game of the season
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