Definitions

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of ready. Put into in a state available for use.

Etymologies

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ready + ed

Examples

  • In spite of her fear, she gazed down to see him, sword readied, shield tossed aside and forgotten.

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  • Spear and shield in hand, sword readied at his belt, he headed toward the center of the knoll.

    The Dragons of Krynn

  • February 2009 looks to turn the tides and with the slew of titles readied for release, it looks like there will be enough to hold people over until the huge March releases currently set for retail.

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  • Sadly, some businesses closed or moved, their businesses torn down and "readied" for

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  • The royal Macedonian pages had prepared a banquet for him with captured Persian food and had readied a hot bath.

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  • Parmenion urged the king to delay the battle and survey the field before committing to a fight since it was known that the Persians had readied hidden stakes and ditches.

    Alexander the Great

  • As soon as most of the snow had melted between Persepolis and Ecbatana, Alexander readied his army for a lightning march up the eastern side of the Zagros Mountains.

    Alexander the Great

  • The weight of number one crushed me as I readied myself to compete in the long program the following day.

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  • Philip ordered athletic games, sacrifices to the gods, and lavish banquets to be readied.

    Alexander the Great

  • They were still on the northern edge of India, more than a hundred miles from the fleet being readied on the Hydaspes.

    Alexander the Great

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