Ready vs Fitted - What's the difference?

ready | fitted | Synonyms |

Ready is a synonym of fitted.

As adjectives the difference between ready and fitted

is that ready is prepared for immediate action or use while fitted is incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.

As verbs the difference between ready and fitted

is that ready is to make prepared for action while fitted is (fit) (to tailor, change size).

As a noun ready

is (slang) ready money; cash.




  • Prepared for immediate action or use.
  • :
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:If need be, I am ready to forego / And quit.
  • *(Henry Fielding) (1707-1754)
  • *:Dinner was ready .
  • Inclined; apt to happen.
  • Liable at any moment.
  • :
  • *(William Shakespeare) (1564-1616)
  • *:My heart is ready to crack.
  • Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert.
  • :
  • *Sir (Walter Scott) (1771-1832)
  • *:whose temper was ready , through surly
  • * (1800-1859)
  • *:ready in devising expedients
  • *
  • *:Molly the dairymaid came a little way from the rickyard, and said she would pluck the pigeon that very night after work. She was always ready to do anything for us boys; and we could never quite make out why they scolded her so for an idle hussy indoors. It seemed so unjust. Looking back, I recollect she had very beautiful brown eyes.
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  • Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient.
  • *(John Milton) (1608-1674)
  • *:the readiest way
  • *(John Dryden) (1631-1700)
  • *:A sapling pine he wrenched from out the ground, / The readiest weapon that his fury found.
  • Synonyms

    * good to go


  • To make prepared for action.
  • Derived terms

    * at the ready * cable ready * camera-ready * make-ready * on the ready * oven-ready * * readiness * ready-made * ready money * ready or not * ready reckoner * ready room * * * ready to hand * ready-to-wear * * rough and ready


  • (slang) ready money; cash
  • * Arbuthnot
  • Lord Strut was not flush in ready , either to go to law, or to clear old debts.




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  • (fit) (to tailor, change size)
  • (to tailor, change size)
  • Derived terms

    * retro-fitted * fitted cap


  • Incorporating all of the fittings into connected units.