Synonyms for read

Synonyms for (noun) read

Synonyms: read

Definition: something that is read

Usage: the article was a very good read

Similar words: publication

Definition: a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

Synonyms for (verb) read

Synonyms: interpret, understand, translate, read

Definition: make sense of a language

Usage: She understands French; Can you read Greek?

Similar words: understand

Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means


Synonyms: read

Definition: to hear and understand

Usage: I read you loud and clear!

Similar words: understand

Definition: know and comprehend the nature or meaning of

Usage: She did not understand her husband; I understand what she means


Synonyms: read, take

Definition: interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression

Usage: I read this address as a satire; How should I take this message?; You can't take credit for this!

Similar words: construe, see, interpret

Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to

Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?


Synonyms: read

Definition: interpret something that is written or printed

Usage: read the advertisement; Have you read Salman Rushdie?

Similar words: construe, see, interpret

Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to

Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?


Synonyms: read

Definition: look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed

Usage: The King will read the proclamation at noon

Similar words: speak, verbalise, verbalize, utter, mouth, talk

Definition: express in speech

Usage: She talks a lot of nonsense; This depressed patient does not verbalize


Synonyms: read

Definition: interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior

Usage: She read the sky and predicted rain; I can't read his strange behavior; The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball

Similar words: predict, prognosticate, promise, call, forebode, foretell, anticipate

Definition: make a prediction about; tell in advance

Usage: Call the outcome of an election


Synonyms: scan, read

Definition: obtain data from magnetic tapes

Usage: This dictionary can be read by the computer

Similar words: construe, see, interpret

Definition: make sense of; assign a meaning to

Usage: What message do you see in this letter?; How do you interpret his behavior?


Synonyms: show, record, register, read

Definition: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

Usage: The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero; The gauge read `empty'

Similar words: indicate

Definition: to state or express briefly

Usage: indicated his wishes in a letter


Synonyms: read

Definition: audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role

Usage: He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year

Similar words: try out, audition

Definition: perform in order to get a role

Usage: She auditioned for a role on Broadway


Synonyms: say, read

Definition: have or contain a certain wording or form

Usage: The passage reads as follows; What does the law say?

Similar words: feature, have

Definition: have as a feature

Usage: This restaurant features the most famous chefs in France