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  1. read

    • IPA[riːd]

    英式

    • v.
      look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by 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
    • n.
      a period or act of reading something;a book considered in terms of its readability
    • adj.
      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

    • 釋義
    • 片語

    動詞

    • 1. look at and comprehend the meaning of (written or printed matter) by 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 peruse, study, scrutinize, look through, pore over, ... 更多
    • 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 I read the letter to her I'll read to you if you like 同義詞 read out, read aloud, say aloud, recite, declaim
    • habitually read (a particular newspaper or periodical) now, I know what my reputation is—I read the papers
    • (of a passage, text, or sign) 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
    • 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 interpret, take, take to mean, construe, see, ... 更多
    • (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 indicate, register, record, display, show, ... 更多
    • 5. British study (an academic subject) at a university I'm reading English at Cambridge 同義詞 study, do, take, major in
    • 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 commonest 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. present (a bill or other measure) before a legislative assembly the bill was accordingly read a second time
    • 8. hear and understand the words of (someone speaking on a radio transmitter) ‘Do you read me? Over.’

    名詞

    • 1. a period or act of reading something I was having a quiet read of the newspaper
    • a book considered in terms of its readability the book is a thoroughly entertaining read
    • a person's interpretation of something their read on the national situation may be correct

    形容詞

    • 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