(Re`ad*journ") v. t. To adjourn a second time; to adjourn again.
(Re`ad*journ"ment) n. The act of readjourning; a second or repeated adjournment.
(Re`ad*just") v. t. To adjust or settle again; to put in a different order or relation; to rearrange.
(Re`ad*just"er) n. One who, or that which, readjusts; in some of the States of the United
States, one who advocates a refunding, and sometimes a partial repudiation, of the State debt without
the consent of the State's creditors.
(Re`ad*just"ment) n. A second adjustment; a new or different adjustment.
(Re`ad*mis"sion) n. The act of admitting again, or the state of being readmitted; as, the
readmission of fresh air into an exhausted receiver; the readmission of a student into a seminary.
(Re`ad*mit") v. t. To admit again; to give entrance or access to again.
Whose ear is ever open, and his eyeMilton.
Gracious to readmit the suppliant.
(Re`ad*mit"tance) n. Allowance to enter again; a second admission.
(Re`a*dopt") v. t. To adopt again. Young.
(Re`a*dorn") v. t. To adorn again or anew.
(Re`ad*vance") v. i. To advance again.
(Re`ad*vert"en*cy) n. The act of adverting to again, or of reviewing. [R.] Norris.
(Read"y) a. [Compar. Readier (-i*er); superl. Readiest.] [AS. r&aemacrde; akin to D. gereed,
bereid, G. bereit, Goth. garáids fixed, arranged, and possibly to E. ride, as meaning originally, prepared
for riding. Cf. Array, 1st Curry.]
1. Prepared for what one is about to do or experience; equipped or supplied with what is needed for
some act or event; prepared for immediate movement or action; as, the troops are ready to march; ready
for the journey. "When she redy was." Chaucer.
2. Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished. "Dinner
was ready." Fielding.
My oxen and my fatlings are killed, and all things are ready: come unto the marriage.Matt. xxii. 4.