Results for read

Definitions of read:

part of speech: verb transitive

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

part of speech: verb transitive

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: past tense, past participle


part of speech: participial adjective

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

part of speech: verb intransitive

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 pronounce or give utterance to that which the written symbols placed before the eyes are meant to convey; to peruse, as a book, either silently or aloud; to discover by characters or marks; to study, as a student; to perform the act of reading; to be studious; to know by reading or observation.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb intransitive

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: adjective

Versed in books: learned.

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