AskDefine | Define primed

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primed adj : (usually followed by `to' or `for') on the point of or strongly disposed; "in no fit state to continue"; "fit to drop"; "laughing fit to burst"; "she was fit to scream"; "primed for a fight"; "we are set to go at any time" [syn: fit(p), primed(p), set(p)]

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  1. past of prime


  1. prepared for use or action

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

abreast of, accomplished, all ready, all set, armed, armed and ready, at concert pitch, au courant, booted and spurred, briefed, career, coached, cocked, conversant, educated, enlightened, equipped, familiarized, finished, good and ready, groomed, in arms, in battle array, in readiness, in the saddle, informed, initiate, initiated, instructed, loaded, loaded for bear, mature, mobilized, on the mark, planned, posted, practiced, prearranged, prepared, prepared and ready, prepped, professional, provided, psyched up, ready, ready for anything, ripe, schooled, set, skilled, taught, technical, trained, up in arms, up on, up-to-date, versed, vigilant, well-prepared, well-versed
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