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  Words related to read

Related / Similar Words: understand, interpret, translate, learn, study, take, scan, register, show, record, say

 

Definition:
  • something that is read; "the article was a very good read";
  • make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?";
  • be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the bar exam";
  • to hear and understand; "I read you loud and clear!";
  • 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!";
  • interpret something that is written or printed; "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?";
  • look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed; "The King will read the proclamation at noon";
  • 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";
  • obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be read by the computer";
  • indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty''";
  • audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role; "He is auditioning for `Julius Cesar'' at Stratford this year";
  • have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?";

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    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  
     
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