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Read

Definition of read:

part of speech: adjective

Informed about, or acquainted with, by means of books.

part of speech: verb

Of to read.

part of speech: adjective

Versed in books: learned.

part of speech: participle

Reading.

part of speech: verb

To perform the act of reading: to practice much reading: to appear in reading:- pa. t. and pa. p. read ( red).

part of speech: verb

To utter or peruse written or printed words; to comprehend.

part of speech: verb

To observe and understand the meaning of ( something written, printed, or inscribed); peruse; as, to read a book; understand by observation; as, to read the stars; explain or make clear; as, it is easy to read his meaning; make a study of; as, to read law; learn, as from books, etc.; as, we read that the war has ended.

part of speech: noun

A public way for travelling; place where ships ride at anchor.

part of speech: verb

To utter aloud written or printed words: to peruse: to comprehend: to study.

part of speech: verb

To peruse written or printed matter; learn from written or printed matter; with of or about; utter aloud the words of a book, etc.; as, he reads well; make a careful study; as, to read up on history; to have a special form; as, the passage reads thus.

part of speech: verb

The abomasum or fourth stomach of ruminants.

part of speech: participle

Read.

Usage examples for read:

  • Let me read it, please. "Heart of Gold", Ruth Alberta Brown.
  • But I will read them. "Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells", William Dean Howells.
  • You like to read what he says? "The Boy With the U. S. Life-Savers", Francis Rolt-Wheeler.
  • Do read it, dear. "The Man Whom the Trees Loved", Algernon Blackwood.

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