(third-person singular simple present reads out, present participle reading out, simple past and past participle read out)
- (idiomatic) To read something and say the words to inform other people.
- The teacher read out the names of the students who had passed the exam.
- He read the names out to the class.
- (idiomatic, US) (of a device) To read some data and inform the person using the device.
- The movement detector is reading out the data now.
- (law) To interpret a part of a law so that it is not struck down but is rendered of no effect or applicability.
- The word order with the verb parts and the object can be either read something out or read out something.