ready-made

Ready-made things are standardized and bought right off the shelf, rather than being specially made. You might have to hem your ready-made curtains, but they're cheaper than having custom curtains sewn.

Ready-made clothes are the ones you buy in stores or online that come in standard sizes. Custom, tailor-made, or bespoke clothing is the exact opposite — they're constructed to perfectly fit your body. Ready-made food is store-bought, and made commercially, not homemade. You can also use this adjective to describe something that's so quick and automatic it's become a cliche, like a politician's thoughtless, ready-made response to a reporter's question.

Definitions of ready-made
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adj made for purchase and immediate use

Synonyms:
made
produced by a manufacturing process
off-the-peg, off-the-rack, off-the-shelf, ready-to-wear
(especially of clothing) made in standard sizes and available from merchandise in stock
prefab
manufactured in standard sizes to be shipped and assembled elsewhere
ready-to-eat
food products that are prepared in advance and can be eaten as sold
Antonyms:
custom, custom-made
made according to the specifications of an individual
bespoke, bespoken, made-to-order, tailor-made, tailored
(of clothing) custom-made
custom-built, made-to-order
built for a particular individual
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adj commercially produced; not homemade

ready-made clothes”
Synonyms:
factory-made
produced in quantity at a factory

adj repeated regularly without thought or originality

ready-made phrases”
Synonyms:
cliched
unoriginal
not original; not being or productive of something fresh and unusual

n a manufactured artifact (as a garment or piece of furniture) that is made in advance and available for purchase

“their apartment was furnished with ready-mades
Antonyms:
custom-built, custom-made
an item made to the customer's specifications
Type of:
artefact, artifact
a man-made object taken as a whole

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