reread

[ verb ree-reed; noun ree-reed ]
/ verb riˈrid; noun ˈriˌrid /

verb (used with object), re·read [ree-red] /riˈrɛd/, re·read·ing [ree-ree-ding] /riˈri dɪŋ/.

to read (something) again.

noun

the act of reading something again.

Nearby words

  1. requisitioner,
  2. requital,
  3. requite,
  4. reradiation,
  5. rerailing,
  6. rerebrace,
  7. rerecording,
  8. reredorter,
  9. reredos,
  10. rerelease

Origin of reread


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British Dictionary definitions for re-read

reread

/ (riːˈriːd) /

verb -reads, -reading or -read (tr)

to read (something) again
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Word Origin and History for re-read

re-read

v.

also reread, 1782, from re- + read (v.). Related: Re-reading. As a noun, from 1973.

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