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Read Definition

(verb)

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have or contain a certain wording or form


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The passage reads as follows

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(verb)

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make sense of a language


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Can you read Greek?

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(verb)

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obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources


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This dictionary can be read by the computer

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(verb)

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indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments


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The gauge read `empty'

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(verb)

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interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression


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I read this address as a satire

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(verb)

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be a student of a certain subject


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She is reading for the bar exam

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(verb)

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audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role

(verb)

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interpret something that is written or printed


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read the advertisement

Have you read Salman Rushdie?

(verb)

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interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior


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She read the sky and predicted rain

I can't read his strange behavior

The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball

(verb)

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look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed


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The King will read the proclamation at noon

(noun)

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something that is read


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the article was a very good read

(verb)

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to hear and understand


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I read you loud and clear!