Read

  • 1 read — (rēd) v. read (rĕd), read·ing, reads v. tr. 1. To examine and grasp the meaning of (written or printed characters, words, or sentences). 2. To utter or render aloud (written or printed material): »read poems to the students …

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  • 2 Read — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Alex Read (* 1991), australischer Fußballspieler David Breakenridge Read (1823–1904), kanadischer Politiker Dolly Read (* 1944), britische Schauspielerin und Playmate Gardner Read (1913–2005), US… …

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  • 3 Read — (r[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Read} (r[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reading}.] [OE. reden, r[ae]den, AS. r[=ae]dan to read, advise, counsel, fr. r[=ae]d advice, counsel, r[=ae]dan (imperf. reord) to advise, counsel, guess; akin to D. raden to advise …

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  • 4 Read — (r[=e]d), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Read} (r[e^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Reading}.] [OE. reden, r[ae]den, AS. r[=ae]dan to read, advise, counsel, fr. r[=ae]d advice, counsel, r[=ae]dan (imperf. reord) to advise, counsel, guess; akin to D. raden to advise …

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  • 5 read — read1 [rēd] vt. read [red] reading [rēd′iŋ] [ME reden, to explain, hence to read < OE rædan, to counsel, interpret; akin to Ger raten, to counsel, advise < IE * rē dh, *rə dh < base * ar , *(a)rē , to join, fit > ART3, ARM1, L reri,… …

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  • 6 read — ► VERB (past and past part. read) 1) look at and understand the meaning of (written or printed matter) by interpreting its characters or symbols. 2) speak (written or printed words) aloud. 3) (of a passage, text, or sign) contain or consist of… …

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  • 7 read — adjective having a specified level of knowledge as a result of reading: → read read verb (past and past participle read) 1》 look at and understand the meaning of (written or printed matter) by interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is …

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  • 8 Read — Read, v. i. 1. To give advice or counsel. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. To tell; to declare. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 3. To perform the act of reading; to peruse, or to go over and utter aloud, the words of a book or other like document. [1913… …

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  • 9 Read.ru — Интернет магазин Read.ru URL: www.read.ru Коммерческий: да Тип сайта: Интернет магазин Регистрация …

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  • 10 Read — may refer to: *Read (unix) *Read (surname), people with this surname *Read, Lancashire, town in England *Read (magazine), children s magazine *Read, term relating to Passing in gender identity ee also*Reading (disambiguation) *Reed… …

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  • 11 Read — Read, n. [AS. r[=ae]d counsel, fr. r[=ae]dan to counsel. See {Read}, v. t.] 1. Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See {Rede}. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. [{Read}, v.] Reading. [Colloq.] Hume. [1913 Webster] One newswoman here… …

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  • 12 read — (v.) O.E. rædan (W.Saxon), redan (Anglian) to explain, read, rule, advise (related to ræd, red advice ), from P.Gmc. *raedanan (Cf. O.N. raða, O.Fris. reda, Du. raden, O.H.G. ratan, Ger. raten to advise, counsel, guess ), from PIE root *re(i) …

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  • 13 Read — (r[e^]d), imp. & p. p. of {Read}, v. t. & i. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Read — (r[e^]d), a. Instructed or knowing by reading; versed in books; learned. [1913 Webster] A poet . . . well read in Longinus. Addison. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 15 READ — Educate And Develop (Community » Educational) ** Regional Economies Assessment Database (Governmental » US Government) ** Regional Economies Assessment Database (Governmental » United Nations) ** Read Enjoy And Discover (Community » Educational)… …

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  • 16 Read — (r[=e]d), n. Rennet. See 3d {Reed}. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 read on — In patent law, to literally describe an element of an invention. Thus, a patent is infringed if the patents claims read on (literally describe) all the elements of the infringing device. Category: Patent, Copyright & Trademark → Patent Law Nolo’s …

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  • 18 Read — m American, Scottish, and English: transferred use of the English surname. In most cases, this originated as a nickname for someone with red hair or a ruddy complexion (from Old English rēad red; cf. REID (SEE Reid)). In other cases, it may have… …

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  • 19 read up on — read about, study, look up    I m going to the library to read up on Louis Riel …

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  • 20 read — [v1] look at and understand written word apprehend, bury oneself in*, comprehend, construe, decipher, dip into*, discover, flip through*, gather, glance, go over, go through, interpret, know, leaf through*, learn, make out*, perceive, peruse,… …

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