A man reading a newspaper.
- Reading is written or printed material that can be looked at and understood.
An example of reading is books or magazines.
- Reading is the act of looking at printed words and understanding or comprehending what they are saying, or the act of saying those words out loud or of interpreting those words.
- An example of reading is when you look at a book and the words in it and understand the story.
- An example of reading is when you say the words of a book out loud.
- An example of reading is when you interpret a book or a situation and give your opinion on it.
- inclined to read or study
- made or used for reading
- the act or practice of a person who reads; perusal, as of books
- a public entertainment at which literary material is read aloud
- the extent to which a person has read
- material read or meant to be read
- the amount measured as by a barometer or thermometer
- the form of a specified word, sentence, or passage in a particular edition of a literary work
- a particular interpretation or performance, as of something written or composed
- The act or activity of one that reads.
- The act or practice of rendering aloud written or printed matter: skilled at forensic reading.
- An official or public recitation of written material: the reading of a will; a reading by the poet of her own works.
- a. The specific form of a particular passage in a text: a manuscript with a variant reading.b. The distinctive interpretation of a work of performing art given by the person or persons performing it.
- An interpretation or appraisal: He gave us his reading of the situation.
- Written or printed material: The survivors' account is fascinating reading.
- The information indicated by a gauge or graduated instrument.
- A borough of south-central England west of London. Occupied by the Danes in 871, it was chartered in 1253.
- A city of southeast Pennsylvania on the Schuykill River northwest of Philadelphia. Settled in 1748, it is an important commercial, industrial, and transportation center.
alexia dyslexia. dyslexia an impairment of the ability to read because of a brain defect. Also called alexia. —dyslexie, adj. strephosymbolia Medicine. 1. a disorder of perception causing objects to seem as if reversed in a mirror. 2. a reading difficulty characterized by confusion between similar but oppositely oriented letters (b-d, etc.) and a tendency to reverse direction in reading. —strephosymbolic, adj.
- Present participle of read.
(countable and uncountable, plural readings)
- The process of interpreting written language.
- The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device.
- A value indicated by a measuring device.
- a speedometer reading.
- A meeting where written material is read aloud.
- a poetry reading.
- An interpretation.
- a reading of the current situation.
- (legislature) one of several stages a bill passes through before becoming law
From read +"Ž -ing.