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/.
Origin of proofread
Related Words for proofreadcut, edit, correct, rearrange, rephrase, refine, analyze, check, revise, delete, blue-pencil
Examples from the Web for proofread
Contemporary Examples of 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
August 11, 2014
I like to proofread in noisy restaurants, with my glasses off, staring close at the type.Nicholson Baker: How I Write
September 11, 2013
Historical Examples of proofread
This second edition is also available in proofread PDF format.The Kath Sarit Sgara
The printed book was typeset and proofread more carefully than most books of similar literary quality.Irene Iddesleigh
Amanda McKittrick Ros
The text herein presented was derived from scans of the original report which were OCRed and proofread.Phylogeny of the Waxwings and Allied Birds
M. Dale Arvey
Magpruyba pa ku sa katapúsang pahina, I still have to proofread the last page.A Dictionary of Cebuano Visayan
John U. Wolff
First, the information on file is copied, and proofread to guard against errors.
verb -reads, -reading or -read (-ˌrɛd)
also proof-read, 1878, back-formation from proofreader. Related: Proofread; Proofreading.