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 Meanings and Examples of READ
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read
 v.  obtain information by looking at written words
 v.  be a student of a certain subject
 v.  say the words that are printed or written
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  As I read, however, I applied much personally to my own feelings and condition.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
2  Many things I read surpassed my understanding and experience.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
3  I read of men concerned in public affairs, governing or massacring their species.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
4  I read it, as I had read the other volumes which had fallen into my hands, as a true history.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 15
5  There was so much to read for one thing and so much fine health to be pulled down out of the young breath-giving air.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
6  Well, it's a fine book, and everybody ought to read it.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  He was deeply read in books of chivalry and romance.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 2
8  "I read somewhere that the sun's getting hotter every year," said Tom genially.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 7
9  He bears no letter of infamy wrought into his garment, as thou dost, but I shall read it on his heart.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In IV. THE INTERVIEW
10  She now read his heart more accurately.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XVII. THE PASTOR AND HIS PARISHIONER
11  The old gentleman died: his will was read, and like almost every other will, gave as much disappointment as pleasure.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
12  But it would have broke MY heart, had I loved him, to hear him read with so little sensibility.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
13  He has seen a great deal of the world; has been abroad, has read, and has a thinking mind.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 10
14  I read merely to understand their meaning, and they well repaid my labours.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
15  She read nothing but what they had been used to read together.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 16
Example Sentence: (207 in 14 pages)
16  The President and his supporters are almost certain to read this vote as a mandate for continued economic reform.
17  A hand-held scanner is used to read bar codes.
18  I would rather be a poor man in a garret with plenty of good books to read than a king who did not love reading.
19  In some countries children don't start learning to read and write until they are six.
20  After you have read more than ten thousand volumes, you will find it easy to write as if God were there helping you.
21  We read the world wrong and say that it deceives us.
22  And I guess, yeah, we could stand to read more.
23  Please post this important message on your notice board so that all the students can read it.
24  We read the notice on the bulletin board.
25  He read all the files on the case.
26  She gave me the minutes of the meeting to read and check.
27  I read the information on the label before deciding which jam to buy.
28  To read without reflection is like eating without digestion.
29  To read without reflecting is like eating without digesting.
30  There are a couple more files to read first.