read

Substantiv
read
something that is read
  • "the article was a very good read"



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Verb
Vanligast
interpret something that is written or printed
  • "Can you read Greek?"
  • "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
  • "read the advertisement"

Synonymer

  • "She is reading for the bar exam"

Synonymer

have or contain a certain wording or form
  • "The passage reads as follows"

Synonymer

look at, interpreted, and say out loud something that is written or printed
  • "The proclamation will be read"
obtain data from magnetic tapes
  • "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky, etc.; also of human behavior
  • "I can't read his strange behavior"
  • "She read the sky and predicted rain"

Synonymer

indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
  • "The gauge read `empty'"

Synonymer

to hear and understand
  • "I read you loud and clear!"

read

Adjektiv
having been read; often used in combination
  • "a widely read newspaper"