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readying

adjective

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readying

noun

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readying

verb
present participle of ready

Synonyms & Antonyms of readying (Entry 3 of 3)

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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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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“Readying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/readying. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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