• (v. i.) To tell; to declare.
  • (n.) Rennet. See 3d Reed.
  • (imp. & p. p.) of Read
  • (v. t.) To advise; to counsel.
  • (v. t.) To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.
  • (v. t.) To tell; to declare; to recite.
  • (v. t.) To go over, as characters or words, and utter aloud, or recite to one's self inaudibly; to take in the sense of, as of language, by interpreting the characters with which it is expressed; to peruse; as, to read a discourse; to read the letters of an alphabet; to read figures; to read the notes of music, or to read music; to read a book.
  • (v. t.) Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.
  • (v. t.) To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.
  • (v. t.) To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.
  • (v. i.) To give advice or counsel.
  • (v. i.) To perform the act of reading; to peruse, or to go over and utter aloud, the words of a book or other like document.
  • (v. i.) To study by reading; as, he read for the bar.
  • (v. i.) To learn by reading.
  • (v. i.) To appear in writing or print; to be expressed by, or consist of, certain words or characters; as, the passage reads thus in the early manuscripts.
  • (v. i.) To produce a certain effect when read; as, that sentence reads queerly.
  • (v. t.) Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel. See Rede.
  • (v.) Reading.
  • () imp. & p. p. of Read, v. t. & i.
  • (a.) Instructed or knowing by reading; versed in books; learned.

Compare read with other words:

read vs. said

read vs. reak

read vs. yead

aread vs. read

oread vs. read

read vs. rear

read vs. rend

read vs. reap

read vs. ream

dread vs. read

read vs. ready

mead vs. read

bead vs. read

rad vs. read

read vs. real

dead vs. read

read vs. tread

bread vs. read

read vs. road

browse vs. read

read vs. studied

read vs. rote

foreread vs. read

hypodiastole vs. read

read vs. reed

load vs. read

devotional vs. read

outwit vs. read

read vs. reduced

read vs. see

read vs. recite

read vs. yell

read vs. ree

lead vs. read

quaternary vs. read

primarily vs. read

premier vs. read

primaries vs. read

read vs. secondary

prime vs. read

base vs. read

read vs. reek

primer vs. read

read vs. unreadability

crabbed vs. read

read vs. readability

read vs. trilingual

read vs. red

manus vs. read

read vs. zero

digit vs. read

illiteracy vs. read

literate vs. read

literacy vs. read

literal vs. read

decipher vs. read

read vs. undecipherable

lector vs. read

read vs. unclear

read vs. supervise

illiterate vs. read

read vs. say

peruse vs. read

lecture vs. read

read vs. uncipher

pronounce vs. read

read vs. vicarious

depict vs. read

read vs. transport

line vs. read

read vs. spell

misread vs. read

drive vs. read

read vs. worm

read vs. unread

read vs. reading

read vs. reader

read vs. study

pass vs. read

read vs. readable

read vs. receive

learn vs. read

read vs. speak

hear vs. read

read vs. scan

read vs. understand

read vs. substitute

meaning vs. read

read vs. significance

infer vs. read

read vs. written

interpret vs. read

believe vs. read

consider vs. read

read vs. think

read vs. write

intense vs. read

intension vs. read

read vs. wit

magnitude vs. read

end vs. read