previous next
Readiness, 1) a state of due preparation for what is to be done: “I am joyful to hear of their r.” Cor. IV, 3, 51. “let's briefly put on manly r.” Mcb. II, 3, 139 (i. e. dress ourselves; cf. Ready). *“the r. is all,” Hml. V, 2, 234. in r. == ready, prepared: Gent. I, 3, 70. Merch. II, 4, 33. Shr. I, 1, 43. H6A III, 1, 186. H6C II, 2, 67. V, 4, 64. R3 V, 3, 52. Tit. I, 325. Tim. I, 2, 172. Cymb. III, 5, 23. IV, 2, 336.
2) facility, ease: “I thought, by your r. in the office, you had continued in it some time,” Meas. II, 1, 275.
hide Dictionary Entry Lookup
Use this tool to search for dictionary entries in all lexica.
Search for in
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: