Antonyms for readrɛd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. read(verb)

    something that is read

  2. read(verb)

    interpret something that is written or printed

    Synonyms:
    take, translate, say, study, show, scan, understand, register, learn, record, interpret

  3. read, say(verb)

    have or contain a certain wording or form

    Synonyms:
    enunciate, sound out, aver, scan, say, record, state, enounce, register, learn, interpret, articulate, translate, study, pronounce, enjoin, allege, understand, take, read, tell, order, suppose, show

  4. read(verb)

    look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed

    Synonyms:
    take, translate, say, study, show, scan, understand, register, learn, record, interpret

  5. read, scan(verb)

    obtain data from magnetic tapes

    Synonyms:
    take, run down, glance over, translate, say, study, show, skim, scan, understand, register, learn, rake, read, record, interpret

  6. read(verb)

    interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior

    Synonyms:
    take, translate, say, study, show, scan, understand, register, learn, record, interpret

  7. take, read(verb)

    interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression

    Synonyms:
    take on, demand, take in, shoot, get, call for, exact, take, pack, bring, acquire, read, involve, register, make, scan, lease, guide, engage, lead, hire, necessitate, select, have, record, occupy, strike, study, get hold of, train, use up, assume, admit, pick out, need, say, adopt, subscribe to, deal, take aim, translate, show, postulate, claim, ingest, hold, carry, contract, aim, require, fill, film, charter, drive, direct, ask, choose, subscribe, convey, submit, understand, conduct, interpret, take up, rent, take away, consider, accept, learn, withdraw, consume, contain, look at, remove

  8. learn, study, read, take(verb)

    be a student of a certain subject

    Synonyms:
    require, read, pick up, occupy, interpret, rent, withdraw, make, lead, ingest, get word, take on, carry, watch, assume, meditate, scan, memorise, subscribe to, hold, choose, learn, fill, instruct, necessitate, discover, pick out, examine, register, con, have, hit the books, consider, need, study, get a line, say, get wind, contract, deal, adopt, film, remove, ascertain, translate, lease, train, check, consume, take up, larn, bring, analyze, strike, use up, select, take, engage, drive, find out, see, claim, demand, get, get hold of, exact, take away, pack, canvas, call for, take in, analyse, submit, canvass, take aim, shoot, aim, contemplate, direct, charter, hear, postulate, contain, determine, subscribe, convey, involve, acquire, look at, record, hire, accept, understand, guide, admit, teach, show, memorize, ask, conduct

  9. read, register, show, record(verb)

    indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments

    Synonyms:
    express, demo, read, register, show, testify, establish, depict, evidence, put down, take, exhibit, point, indicate, say, record, picture, memorialize, cross-file, shew, file, immortalize, usher, scan, designate, memorialise, render, study, evince, prove, tape, present, demonstrate, understand, interpret, enter, commemorate, translate, immortalise, learn, show up, bear witness

  10. read(verb)

    audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role

    Synonyms:
    take, translate, say, study, show, scan, understand, register, learn, record, interpret

  11. read(verb)

    to hear and understand

    Synonyms:
    take, translate, say, study, show, scan, understand, register, learn, record, interpret

  12. understand, read, interpret, translate(verb)

    make sense of a language

    Synonyms:
    construe, infer, scan, say, represent, sympathise, transform, show, empathize, rede, register, learn, interpret, sympathize, translate, study, record, empathise, take, realise, read, realize, render, see, understand

Wiktionary

  1. read(verb)

    Antonyms:
    pass

    Synonyms:
    study, interpret, make sense of, learn, make out, understand

  2. read(verb)

    To speak aloud words or other information that is written. Often construed with a to phrase or an indirect object.

    Synonyms:
    speak, read out

  3. read(verb)

    To be able to hear what another person is saying over a radio connection.

    Synonyms:
    receive, hear

English Synonyms and Antonyms, by James Champlin Fernald

  1. read

    Antonyms:
    extemporaneous, extemporary, extempore, impromptu, improvised, offhand, unpremeditated

    Synonyms:
    elaborated, premeditated, prepared, recited, studied, written

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