Synonyms for reading

Synonyms for (noun) reading

Synonyms: reading, meter reading

Definition: the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments

Usage: he has a job meter reading for the gas company

Similar words: measure, measurement, measuring, mensuration

Definition: the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule

Usage: the measurements were carefully done; his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate


Synonyms: reading

Definition: the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message

Usage: his main reading was detective stories; suggestions for further reading

Similar words: linguistic process, language

Definition: the cognitive processes involved in producing and understanding linguistic communication

Usage: he didn't have the language to express his feelings


Synonyms: reading, meter reading, indication

Definition: a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

Usage: he could not believe the meter reading; the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm

Similar words: data point, datum

Definition: an item of factual information derived from measurement or research


Synonyms: version, reading, interpretation

Definition: a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

Similar words: representation, internal representation, mental representation

Definition: a presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image


Synonyms: reading, reading material

Definition: written material intended to be read

Usage: the teacher assigned new readings; he bought some reading material at the airport

Similar words: written communication, written language, black and white

Definition: communication by means of written symbols (either printed or handwritten)


Synonyms: reading

Definition: a particular interpretation or performance

Usage: on that reading it was an insult; he was famous for his reading of Mozart

Similar words: interpretation

Definition: an explanation that results from interpreting something

Usage: the report included his interpretation of the forensic evidence


Synonyms: recital, recitation, reading

Definition: a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance

Usage: the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems

Similar words: oral presentation, public speaking, speaking, speechmaking

Definition: delivering an address to a public audience

Usage: people came to see the candidates and hear the speechmaking


Synonyms: Reading

Definition: a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England

Similar words: city, urban center, metropolis

Definition: a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts

Usage: Ancient Troy was a great city