intransitive verb-·read· , -·read·ing
verbproof·read, proof·read·ing, proof·reads
proofread - Computer Definition
To read a document for proper grammar or view an image for accuracy and validity. Proofreading is the stage between writing and publishing. Years ago, proofreaders had to be spelling experts; however, most documents today are put through the spell checker feature in the computer. See spell checker and prepress proof.