Warning: mysql_numrows(): supplied argument is not a valid MySQL result resource in /home/kidsnetau/dictionary_content.txt on line 15

Dictionary

  Definition of read
  1. something that is read; "the article was a very good read"
  2. make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"
  3. be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam"
  4. to hear and understand; "I read you loud and clear!"
  5. interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression; "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"; "You can''t take credit for this!"
  6. interpret something that is written or printed; "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
  7. look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed; "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
  8. interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky, etc.; also of human behavior; "She read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can''t read his strange behavior"; "The gypsy read his fate in the crystal ball"
  9. obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
  10. indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty''"
  11. audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role; "He is auditioning for `Julius Cesar'' at Stratford this year"
  12. have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?"
Similar Words: understand, interpret, translate, learn, study, take, scan, register, show, record, say

 

Hyponyms: audit, train, prepare, drill, exercise, practice, practise, misread, misinterpret, anagram, anagrammatize, anagrammatise, reread, dip into, spell out, decipher, trace, skim, skim over, lipread, lip-read, speech-read, numerate, dictate, call, scry, say, show, strike

 

Grouped Verbs: take, say

 

Derivational Morphology: say, discipline, subject, subject area, subject field, field, field of study, study, bailiwick, branch of knowledge, work, perusal, perusing, poring over, studying, reading, reader, recitation, recital, adjustment, registration, readjustment, meter reading, indication

 

Anagrams: dare, dear

 

Language Translations:
Albanian: lexon   Basque: irakurri  
Bosnian: čitati   Bulgarian: прочитам  
Catalan: llegir   Chinese: and  
Croatian: čitati   Danish: læse  
Dutch: lezen   Esperanto: legi  
Finnish: lukea   French: lire  
Georgian: კითხვა   German: lesen and vorlesen  
Greek: διαβάζω   Hebrew: לקרוא  
Hungarian: felolvas and olvas   Icelandic: lesa  
Italian: leggere   Japanese: 読む  
Korean: 읽다   Latin: legere and recito  
Latvian: lasīt   Lithuanian: skaityti  
Norwegian: lese   Polish: czytać  
Portuguese: ler   Romanian: citi  
Russian: читать   Slovene: brati  
Spanish: leer   Swahili: soma  
Swedish: läsa   Tagalog: bumasa  
Telugu: చదువు and వల్లెవేయు   Yiddish: לייענען  
 
  Search Dictionary

Search the meaning/definition of over one hundred thousand words!
 
 
  
  Random Word
mental_confusion means a mental state characterized by a lack of clear and orderly thought and behavior; "a confusion of impressions"; ... more
 
  Find words starting with:
   
A
B
C
   
D
E
F
   
G
H
I
   
J
K
L
   
M
N
O
   
P
Q
R
   
S
T
U
   
V
W
X
   
Y
Z