Key: "S:" = Show Synset (semantic) relations, "W:" = Show Word (lexical) relations
Display options for sense: (gloss) "an example sentence"
- S: (n) read (something that is read) "the article was a very good read"
- S: (v) read (interpret something that is written or printed) "read the advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
- S: (v) read, say (have or contain a certain wording or form) "The passage reads as follows"; "What does the law say?"
- S: (v) read (look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed) "The King will read the proclamation at noon"
- S: (v) read, scan (obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources) "This dictionary can be read by the computer"
- S: (v) read (interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior) "She read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can't read his strange behavior"; "The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball"
- S: (v) take, read (interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression) "I read this address as a satire"; "How should I take this message?"
- S: (v) learn, study, read, take (be a student of a certain subject) "She is reading for the bar exam"
- S: (v) read, register, show, record (indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments) "The thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The gauge read `empty'"
- S: (v) read (audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role) "He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year"
- S: (v) read (to hear and understand) "I read you loud and clear!"
- S: (v) understand, read, interpret, translate (make sense of a language) "She understands French"; "Can you read Greek?"