[verb ree-reed; noun ree-reed]

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

to read (something) again.


the act of reading something again.

Origin of reread Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Related Words for reread

read, review, reexamine

Examples from the Web for reread

Contemporary Examples of reread

Historical Examples of reread

  • Yet, in spite of himself, from time to time, he liked to reread it.


    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 -reads, -reading or -read (tr)

to read (something) again
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012