• Read Definition & Synonyms
- (v. t.) To tell; to declare; to recite.
- (n.) Rennet. See 3d Reed.
- (v. t.) To advise; to counsel.
- (imp. & p. p.) of Read
- (v. t.) To go over, as characters or words, and utter aloud, or recite to ones self inaudibly; to take in the sense of, as of language, by interpreting the characters with which it is expressed; to peruse; as, to read a discourse; to read the letters of an alphabet; to read figures; to read the notes of music, or to read music; to read a book.
- (v. t.) To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.
- (v. i.) To appear in writing or print; to be expressed by, or consist of, certain words or characters; as, the passage reads thus in the early manuscripts.
- () imp. & p. p. of Read, v. t. & i.
- (v. t.) Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.
- (v.) Reading.
- (v. i.) To study by reading; as, he read for the bar.
- (v. t.) To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.
- (v. i.) To perform the act of reading; to peruse, or to go over and utter aloud, the words of a book or other like document.
- (v. t.) To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.
- (v. t.) Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.
- (v. i.) To give advice or counsel.
- (v. i.) To produce a certain effect when read; as, that sentence reads queerly.
- (v. i.) To learn by reading.
- (a.) Instructed or knowing by reading; versed in books; learned.
- (v. i.) To tell; to declare.
• Reader Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and advises regarding their merit.
- (n.) A proof reader.
- (n.) A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a reading book.
- (n.) One who reads much; one who is studious.
- (n.) One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a church.
- (n.) One who reads lectures on scientific subjects.
- (n.) One who reads.
• Readeption Definition & Synonyms
- (n.) A regaining; recovery of something lost.
• Ready-made Definition & Synonyms
- (a.) Made already, or beforehand, in anticipation of need; not made to order; as, ready-made clothing; ready-made jokes.