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[verb ree-reed; noun ree-reed] /verb riˈrid; noun ˈriˌrid/
verb (used with object), reread
[ree-red] /riˈrɛd/ (Show IPA),
rereading [ree-ree-ding] /riˈri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
to read (something) again.
the act of reading something again.
Origin of reread
re- + read1 Unabridged
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  • Yet, in spite of himself, from time to time, he liked to reread it.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • He read it and reread it over and over again––forward and backward, too.

    The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
  • I reread the letter, and handed it to her, that she might read it herself.

    Kent Knowles: Quahaug Joseph C. Lincoln
  • He read it and reread it; he seemed to devour it line by line, word by word.

    A Son of Hagar

    Sir Hall Caine
  • He read and reread it, each time finding a new meaning in its wording.

    The Vagrant Duke George Gibbs
British Dictionary definitions for reread


verb (transitive) -reads, -reading, -read
to read (something) again
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