[verb ree-reed; noun ree-reed]
- to read (something) again.
- the act of reading something again.
Origin of reread
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Examples from the Web for re-read
I have read and re-read Molly Keane more, I think, than any other writer.Maggie O’Farrell’s Book Bag: 5 Favorite Irish Writers
July 2, 2013
I re-read it several times, the last when I was in college, and then lost the falling-apart copy.Does Jeffrey MacDonald Belong in Jail?
January 3, 2013
I was a little apprehensive to re-read it as an adult, but like all of Wolfe's early journalism, it totally holds up.Book Bag: Kurt Andersen’s Favorite ’60s Books
July 17, 2012
Thinking about Mondale, I re-read his nomination acceptance speech.Romney at CPAC
February 10, 2012
I love the writing so much, have already read it and re-read it so many times that now I just touch the pages.My Big Break with Ben Stiller
March 18, 2010
This was not so, though, as all the critics had read and re-read the piece.My Double Life
With that the girl ran to her room and there re-read the letter she had received.Jennie Baxter, Journalist
Sometimes these re-read letters did Richling good; not always.
In the evening, at his fireside, he drew it out again and re-read it.
He re-read the score, set it going on the organ, then picked up the tam-tam.Melomaniacs
- to read (something) again
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Word Origin and History for re-read
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