HyperDic: read

English > 12 senses of the word read:
VERBcognitionreadinterpret something that is written or printed
stativeread, sayhave or contain a certain wording or form
cognitionreadlook at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed
cognitionread, scanobtain data from magnetic tapes
cognitionreadinterpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky
cognitionread, takeinterpret something in a certain way
cognitionread, learn, study, takebe a student of a certain subject
communicationread, register, show, recordindicate a certain reading
creationreadaudition for a stage role by reading parts of a role
cognitionreadto hear and understand
cognitionread, understand, interpret, translatemake sense of a language
NOUNcommunicationreadsomething that is read
read > pronunciation
Soundsreh'd; riy'd
Rhymesabed ... zed: 93 rhymes with ehd...
able-bodied ... worried: 105 rhymes with iyd...
English > read: 12 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningSomething that is read.
Example"the article was a very good read"
BroaderpublicationA copy of a printed work offered for distribution
Spanishlectura
Catalanlectura
Verbsreadinterpret something that is written or printed
readhave or contain a certain wording or form
English > read: 12 senses > verb 1, cognition
Meaninginterpret something that is written or printed.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Examples
  • "read the advertisement"
  • "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
Entailed byproofread, proofread for errors
study, hit the booksLearn by reading books
Narroweranagram, anagrammatize, anagrammatiseread letters out of order to discover a hidden / hidden meaning / meaning
decipher, traceread with difficulty
dip intoread selectively
lipread, lip-read, speech-readinterpret by lipreading
rereadread anew
skim, skim overread superficially
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Similar toreadlook at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed
read, sayHave or contain a certain wording or form
Spanishleerse, leer
Catalanllegir-se, llegir
Nounsreadsomething that is read
readera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys reading
readera person who can read
readingthe cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message
English > read: 12 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningHave or contain a certain wording or form.
PatternSomething ----s Adjective/Noun; Something ----s something
Example"The passage reads as follows"
Synonymsay
Broaderhave, featureHave as a feature
Similar toreadinterpret something that is written or printed
Spanishdecir, digamos, leer
Nounsreadsomething that is read
English > read: 12 senses > verb 3, cognition
Meaninglook at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody something; Somebody ----s something to somebody; Somebody ----s to somebody
ModelThe parents read a French poem to the children; The parents read the children a French poem
Example"The King will read the proclamation at noon"
Narrowercallread aloud to check for omissions or absentees
dictatesay out loud for the purpose of recording
numerateread out loud as words written numbers
Broadertalk, speak, utter, mouth, verbalize, verbaliseExpress in speech
Similar toreadinterpret something that is written or printed
Spanishdeclamar, leerse, leer
Catalandeclamar, llegir-se, llegir
Nounsreadera person who enjoys / enjoys / enjoys reading
readera person who can read
readinga public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance
English > read: 12 senses > verb 4, cognition
MeaningObtain data from magnetic tapes.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"This dictionary can be read by the computer"
Synonymscan
Narrowermisreadread or interpret wrongly
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Spanishexaminar, explorar, leer, recuperar
Catalanexaminar, explorar, llegir
English > read: 12 senses > verb 5, cognition
Meaninginterpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Examples
  • "She read the sky and predicted rain"
  • "I can't read his strange behavior"
  • "The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball"
Narrowerscrydivine by gazing into crystals
Broaderpredict, foretell, prognosticate, call, forebode, anticipate, promisemake a prediction about
Similar totake, readinterpret something in a certain way
Spanishinterpretar, leer
Catalaninterpretar, llegir
English > read: 12 senses > verb 6, cognition
Meaninginterpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning / meaning or impression.
PatternSomebody ----s something PP
Example"I read this address as a satire"
Synonymtake
Narrowermisread, misinterpretinterpret wrongly
Broaderinterpret, construe, seemake sense of
Similar toreadinterpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky
readTo hear and understand
Spanishasumir, entender, leer, tomar
Catalanentendre, llegir
Nounsreadinga particular interpretation or performance
English > read: 12 senses > verb 7, cognition
MeaningBe a student of a certain subject.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"She is reading for the bar exam"
Synonymslearn, study, take
Narrowerauditattend academic courses without getting credit
drill, exercise, practice, practiseLearn by repetition
train, prepareUndergo training or instruction in preparation for a particular role, function, or profession
Spanishaprender, estudiar, examinar
Catalanaprendre, estudiar, examinar
English > read: 12 senses > verb 8, communication
Meaningindicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments.
PatternSomething ----s something
Example "The gauge read 'empty'"
Synonymsregister, show, record
NarrowersayIndicate
showGive evidence of, as of records / records / records
strikeIndicate (a certain time) by striking
BroaderindicateTo state or express briefly
Spanishmarcar, registrar
Catalanenregistrar, marcar, registrar
Nounsreadingthe act of measuring with meters or similar instruments
readinga datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument
English > read: 12 senses > verb 9, creation
Meaningaudition for a stage role by reading parts of a role.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Categoryperforming artsarts or skills that require public performance
Broaderaudition, try outPerform in order to get a role
Spanishleer
English > read: 12 senses > verb 10, cognition
MeaningTo hear and understand.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Example"I read you loud and clear!"
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Similar totake, readinterpret something in a certain way
Spanishleer
Catalansentir
English > read: 12 senses > verb 11, cognition
Meaningmake sense of a language.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody; Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
Example "Can you read Greek?"
Synonymsunderstand, interpret, translate
Broaderunderstandknow and comprehend the nature or meaning / meaning of
Spanishcomprender, entender, interpretar, traducir
Catalanentendre, interpretar, traduir

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