- look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by mentally interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is composed；have the ability to look at and comprehend the meaning of written or printed matter
- a person's interpretation of something；a book considered in terms of its readability
- having a specified level of knowledge as a result of reading；having a readership of a specified extent
verb: read, 3rd person present: reads, gerund or present participle: reading, past tense: read, past participle: read
- 1. look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by mentally interpreting the characters or symbols of which it is composed it's the best novel I've ever read I never learned to read music 同義詞
- ▪ have the ability to look at and comprehend the meaning of written or printed matter only three of the girls could read and none could write
- ▪ speak (the written or printed matter that one is reading) aloud, typically to another person the charges against him were read out I'll read to you if you like 同義詞
- ▪ habitually read (a particular newspaper or journal) now, I know what my reputation is—I read the papers
- ▪ (of a passage, text, or sign) contain or consist of specified words; have a certain wording the placard read “We want justice.”
- ▪ used to indicate that a particular word in a text or passage is incorrect and that another should be substituted for it for madam read madman
- ▪ (of an actor) audition for (a part in a play or film).
- 2. discover (information) by reading it in a written or printed source he was arrested yesterday—I read it in the paper I read about the course in a magazine
- ▪ discern (a fact, emotion, or quality) in someone's eyes or expression she looked down, terrified that he would read fear on her face
- 3. understand or interpret the nature or significance of he didn't dare look away, in case this was read as a sign of weakness 同義詞
- ▪ (of a piece of writing) convey a specified impression to the reader the brief note read like a cry for help
- 4. inspect and record the figure indicated on (a measuring instrument) I've come to read the gas meter
- ▪ (of a measuring instrument) indicate a specified measurement or figure the thermometer read 0° C 同義詞
- 5. British study (an academic subject) at a university I'm reading English at Cambridge he went to Manchester to read for a BA in Economics 同義詞
- 6. (of a computer) copy, transfer, or interpret (data) it attempts to read a floppy disk without regard to its format
- ▪ enter or extract (data) in an electronic storage device the most common way of reading a file into the system
- ▪ (of a device) obtain data from (light or other input) the microchip gives a unique code when read by the scanner
- 7. hear and understand the words of (someone speaking on a radio transmitter) “Do you read me? Over.”
- 1. a person's interpretation of something their read on the national situation may be correct
- ▪ a book considered in terms of its readability the book is a thoroughly entertaining read
- ▪ a period or act of reading something I was having a quiet read of the newspaper
- 1. having a specified level of knowledge as a result of reading Ada was well read in French literature a man deeply read in history, philosophy, and theology
- 2. having a readership of a specified extent it is still a widely read newspaper a little-read English columnist whose name escapes me
這是兩個 read 的定義，1 指「閱讀（文字、書本...書本、報紙）讀到的、讀知的」。 1. read words/books: to look at...含意不會有進行式，若看到 is reading ~ 不要解釋為「正在讀知」，要解釋為...
Read a comic Read a Book Read a porno Read a newspaper Read a journal Read a note Read a memo Read a document Read an instruction Read a description Read...
While reading research in second language acquisition and other fields, readers...