Meaning : Something that is read.
The article was a very good read.
Meaning : Interpret something that is written or printed.
Read the advertisement.
Have you read Salman Rushdie?.
Meaning : Have or contain a certain wording or form.
The passage reads as follows.
What does the law say?.
Synonyms : say
Meaning : Look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed.
The King will read the proclamation at noon.
Meaning : Obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources.
This dictionary can be read by the computer.
Synonyms : scan
Meaning : 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.
Meaning : 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?.
Synonyms : take
Meaning : Audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role.
He is auditioning for `Julius Caesar' at Stratford this year.
Meaning : To hear and understand.
I read you loud and clear!.