Definition of Readying

1. Noun. The activity of putting or setting in order in advance of some act or purpose. "Preparations for the ceremony had begun"

Exact synonyms: Preparation
Specialized synonyms: Fire Control, Deployment, Groundwork, Makeready, Priming, Planning, Turnaround, Turnround, Prolusion, Tune-up, Warm-up
Generic synonyms: Activity
Derivative terms: Prepare, Ready



Definition of Readying

1. Verb. (present participle of ready) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Readying

1. ready [v] - See also: ready

Readying Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Readying

ready-to-wear
ready about
ready and waiting(p)
ready cash
ready meal
ready meals
ready money
ready moneys
ready monies
ready reckoner
ready reckoners
ready room
ready salted
ready to hand(p)
ready up
readying (current term)
readymade
readymades
reaedify
reaf
reaffiliation
reaffirm
reaffirmance
reaffirmances
reaffirmation
reaffirmations
reaffirmed
reaffirming
reaffirms
reaffix

Literary usage of Readying

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1. Drugs of Abuse (1996) edited by Carol Gibson (1996)
"Chapter 7 readying FOR THE STORM As 15 January 1991 approached, the last hopes for peace evaporated in an atmosphere of mutual recriminations. ..."

2. The Law Relating to the Salmon Fisheries of England and Wales, as Amended by by John William Willis Bund (1873)
"The readying stake being five feet long, while the net was six feet deep; the net, when kept erect, formed a kind of bag, and received the fish as they were ..."

3. A Dictionary of Slang, Jargon & Cant: Embracing English, American, and Anglo by Albert Barrère, Charles Godfrey Leland (1890)
"Do you mean to say that you don't know what was meant by readying Success? — Of course 1 know what it means. It means pulling. ..."

4. Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the by Christopher Wordsworth (1839)
"There shall be no readying' (sayth he) ' for the tyme of God's mce.' As though their vayne, idle and blasphemous superstitions were only Gods sen-ice, ..."

5. Ecclesiastical Biography: Or, Lives of Eminent Men, Connected with the by Christopher Wordsworth (1853)
"There shall be no readying ' (sayth he) ' for the tyme of God's service.' As though their vayne, idle and blasphemous superstitions were only Gods service, ..."

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