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General words meaning to read

read

verb

to look at and understand words in a letter, book, newspaper etc

study

verb

to read or look at something very carefully

devour

verb

to read, watch, or listen to something with a lot of interest or enthusiasm

peruse

verb

to read something

legible

adjective

able to be read

illegible

adjective

difficult or impossible to read

fluent

adjective

a fluent reader can read without any difficulties

read out

to say the words that you are reading so that people can hear them

read

verb

if something reads well or badly, you think it has been written well or badly

read

verb

to speak the words that you are looking at

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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …

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