verb (used with object), proof·read [proof-red] /ˈprufˌrɛd/, proof·read·ing [proof-ree-ding] /ˈprufˌri dɪŋ/.
verb (used without object), proof·read [proof-red] /ˈprufˌrɛd/, proof·read·ing [proof-ree-ding] /ˈprufˌri dɪŋ/.
- proof spirit,
- proof stress,
- proof theory,
- prop root,
- prop wash
Origin of proofread
Examples from the Web for proofread
And I was supposed to get a draft copy of the book to proofread, but I never did.'Saved by the Bell' Star Dustin Diamond Doesn't Want to Be a Jerk Anymore|Kevin Fallon|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I like to proofread in noisy restaurants, with my glasses off, staring close at the type.
After the interview is reduced to writing, I get it back and proofread it.Warren Commission (4 of 26): Hearings Vol. IV (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
First, the information on file is copied, and proofread to guard against errors.
This second edition is also available in proofread PDF format.The Kath Sarit Sgara|Somadeva Bhatta
The printed book was typeset and proofread more carefully than most books of similar literary quality.Irene Iddesleigh|Amanda McKittrick Ros
Magpruyba pa ku sa katapúsang pahina, I still have to proofread the last page.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan|John U. Wolff
verb -reads, -reading or -read (-ˌrɛd)
also proof-read, 1878, back-formation from proofreader. Related: Proofread; Proofreading.