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General words meaning to read - thesaurus

Synonyms

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

formal 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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read

verb

to look at and understand the information, symbols, or numbers on a map or a piece of measuring equipment

read back

to look at and speak words that you wrote earlier, usually so that someone can check that what you have written is correct

read like something

if a piece of writing reads like something, it has similar qualities or aspects to that thing

read off

to read the measurement on a piece of equipment or graph

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hygge

a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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Open Dictionary

sofar

a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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