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read
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 20
Part of Speech: imperfect, past participle
1. of Read
Part of Speech: noun
1. Rennet. See 3d Reed.
2. 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.
3. imp. & p. p. of Read, v. t. & i.
Part of Speech: present participle
1. Reading.
Part of Speech: verb
2. To tell; to declare.
4. To study by reading; as, he read for the bar.
6. 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.
7. To produce a certain effect when read; as, that sentence reads queerly.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
2. To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.
4. Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.
5. To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.
6. To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.
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