What is read?

  • (verb): Have or contain a certain wording or form.
    Synonyms: say
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on read:

Read Or Die
... R.O.D Read or Die (リード・オア・ダイ, Rīdo oa Dai?) is a series of light novels authored by Hideyuki Kurata, published under Shueisha's Super Dash Bunko imprint ... Read or Die follows Yomiko Readman, codename "The Paper", an agent for the Special Operations Division of the British Library ... There are currently 11 Read or Die novels ...
Elections In Chile - Suffrage
... The state of suffrage in Chile since 1925 From 1925 Men over 21 able to read and write. 7 of the 1925 Constitution) From 1934 Men over 21 able to read and write (general registry) women over 25 able to read and write (municipal registry, i.e. 5,357) From 1949 Men and women over 21 able to read and write ...
Empire Of Man - Books in The Series
... March Upcountry (2001) (read online, read online) March to the Sea (2001) (read excerpt, read online) March to the Stars (2003) (read excerpt, read ...
Media Ecology - Conceptualizations - Mcluhan's Media History - Literary Age
... longer alive and immediate, they were able to read over and over again ... Even though people read the same words, the act of reading is an individual act of singular focus ... During this time, when people learned to read, they became independent thinkers ...
Read, Lancashire - Buildings
... Read Hall and Park was the seat of the Nowell family from the 14th century and Roger Nowell was a magistrate at the time of the Lancashire Witches in 1612 sending them to Lancaster for ... alongside the turnpike road by the Kemp family and this area of Read became known as Newtown ... More houses and shops were built using stone quarried in the village and Read now has a variety of small businesses catering for many needs ...

More definitions of "read":

  • (verb): To hear and understand.
    Example: "I read you loud and clear!"
  • (verb): Look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed.
    Example: "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
  • (verb): Interpret something that is written or printed.
    Example: "Read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
  • (verb): Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments.
    Example: "The gauge read 'empty'"
    Synonyms: register, show, record
  • (noun): Something that is read.
    Example: "The article was a very good read"
  • (verb): Audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role.
    Example: "He is auditioning for 'Julius Cesar' at Stratford this year"
  • (verb): Interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky, etc.; also of human behavior.
    Example: "She read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can't read his strange behavior"; "The gypsy read his fate in the crystal ball"
  • (verb): Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression.
    Example: "I read this address as a satire"
    Synonyms: take
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, study, take
  • (verb): Obtain data from magnetic tapes.
    Example: "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
    Synonyms: scan

Famous quotes containing the word read:

    You have observed a skilful man reading Virgil. Well, that author is a thousand books to a thousand persons. Take the book into your two hands, and read your eyes out; you will never find what I find.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Make a candle to get light; read a book to get enlightened.
    Chinese proverb.

    To read a poem is to hear it with our eyes; to hear it is to see it with our ears.
    Octavio Paz (b. 1914)