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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 read /ˈrid/
 (vi.)看(vt.)讀,閱讀;看懂,理解;指明,標明;辨認,觀察

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 read
 集中寫分散讀

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 read
 閱讀率

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 read
 讀;讀出;讀取 R

From: Network Terminology

 read
 讀

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read, v. i.
 1. To give advice or counsel. [Obs.]
 2. To tell; to declare. [Obs.]
 3. To perform the act of reading; to peruse, or to go over and utter aloud, the words of a book or other like document.
    So they read in the book of the law of God distinctly, and gave the sense.   --Neh. viii. 8.
 4. To study by reading; as, he read for the bar.
 5. To learn by reading.
    I have read of an Eastern king who put a judge to death for an iniquitous sentence.   --Swift.
 6. To appear in writing or print; to be expressed by, or consist of, certain words or characters; as, the passage reads thus in the early manuscripts.
 7. To produce a certain effect when read; as, that sentence reads queerly.
 To read between the lines, to infer something different from what is plainly indicated; to detect the real meaning as distinguished from the apparent meaning.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read, n.
 1. Saying; sentence; maxim; hence, word; advice; counsel.  See Rede. [Obs.]
 2.  Reading. [Colloq.]
    One newswoman here lets magazines for a penny a read.   --Furnivall.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read a. Instructed or knowing by reading; versed in books; learned.
    A poet . . . well read in Longinus.   --Addison.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read imp. & p. p. of Read, v. t. & i.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read n. Rennet. See 3d Reed. [Prov. Eng.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Read v. t. [imp. & p. p. Read p. pr. & vb. n. Reading.]
 1. To advise; to counsel. [Obs.] See Rede.
    Therefore, I read thee, get thee to God's word, and thereby try all doctrine.   --Tyndale.
 2. To interpret; to explain; as, to read a riddle.
 3. To tell; to declare; to recite. [Obs.]
    But read how art thou named, and of what kin.   --Spenser.
 4. To go over, as characters or words, and utter aloud, or recite to one's self inaudibly; to take in the sense of, as of language, by interpreting the characters with which it is expressed; to peruse; as, to read a discourse; to read the letters of an alphabet; to read figures; to read the notes of music, or to read music; to read a book.
    Redeth [read ye] the great poet of Itaille.   --Chaucer.
    Well could he rede a lesson or a story.   --Chaucer.
 5. Hence, to know fully; to comprehend.
    Who is't can read a woman?   --Shak.
 6. To discover or understand by characters, marks, features, etc.; to learn by observation.
 An armed corse did lie,
 In whose dead face he read great magnanimity.   --Spenser.
 Those about her
 From her shall read the perfect ways of honor.   --Shak.
 7. To make a special study of, as by perusing textbooks; as, to read theology or law.
 To read one's self in, to read aloud the Thirty-nine Articles and the Declaration of Assent, -- required of a clergyman of the Church of England when he first officiates in a new benefice.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 read
      n : something that is read; "the article was a very good read"
      v 1: interpret something that is written or printed; "read the
           advertisement"; "Have you read Salman Rushdie?"
      2: have or contain a certain wording or form; "The passage
         reads as follows"; "What does the law say?" [syn: say]
      3: look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is
         written or printed; "The King will read the proclamation
         at noon"
      4: obtain data from magnetic tapes; "This dictionary can be
         read by the computer" [syn: scan]
      5: interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves,
         intestines, the sky, etc.; also of human behavior; "She
         read the sky and predicted rain"; "I can't read his
         strange behavior"; "The gypsy read his fate in the crystal
         ball"
      6: 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?"; "You can't take credit
         for this!" [syn: take]
      7: indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments; "The
         thermometer showed thirteen degrees below zero"; "The
         gauge read `empty'" [syn: register, show, record]
      8: be a student of a certain subject; "She is reading for the
         bar exam" [syn: learn, study, take]
      9: audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role; "He is
         auditioning for `Julius Cesar' at Stratford this year"
      10: to hear and understand; "I read you loud and clear!"
      11: make sense of a language; "She understands French"; "Can you
          read Greek?" [syn: understand, interpret, translate]