What is read?

  • (verb): Audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role.
    Example: "He is auditioning for 'Julius Cesar' at Stratford this year"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on read:

Elections In Chile - Suffrage
... 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 ... From 1949 Men and women over 21 able to read and write ...
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 ...
Media Ecology - Conceptualizations - Mcluhan's Media History - Literary Age
... Words were no 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 ... built alongside the turnpike road by the Kemp family and this area of Read became known as Newtown ... houses and shops were built using stone quarried in the village and Read now has a variety of small businesses catering for many needs ...
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 online) We Few (2005) (read excerpt, read ...

More definitions of "read":

  • (verb): Interpret something that is written or printed.
    Example: "Read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
  • (verb): Obtain data from magnetic tapes.
    Example: "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
    Synonyms: scan
  • (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): Have or contain a certain wording or form.
    Synonyms: say
  • (noun): Something that is read.
    Example: "The article was a very good read"
  • (verb): Be a student of a certain subject.
    Synonyms: learn, study, take
  • (verb): Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments.
    Example: "The gauge read 'empty'"
    Synonyms: register, show, record
  • (verb): Look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed.
    Example: "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
  • (verb): To hear and understand.
    Example: "I read you loud and clear!"
  • (verb): Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression.
    Example: "I read this address as a satire"
    Synonyms: take

Famous quotes containing the word read:

    Nothing would improve newspaper criticism so much as the knowledge that it was to be read by men too hardy to acquiesce in the authoritative statement of the reviewer.
    Richard Holt Hutton (1826–1897)

    I have just read your dispatch about sore tongued and fatiegued [sic] horses. Will you pardon me for asking what the horses of your army have done since the battle of Antietem that fatigue anything?
    Abraham Lincoln (1809–1865)

    Be sure then to read no mean books. Shun the spawn of the press on the gossip of the hour. Do not read what you shall learn, without asking, in the street and the train.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)