Definitions For Read


  • Something that is read
  • Something (such as a book) that is read
  • An act of reading something (such as a book, article, etc.)
  • A period of time spent reading


  • Make sense of a language
  • Be a student of a certain subject
  • To hear and understand
  • Interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression
  • Interpret something that is written or printed
  • Look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed
  • Interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior
  • Obtain data from magnetic tapes or other digital sources
  • Indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments
  • Audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role
  • Have or contain a certain wording or form
  • To look at and understand the meaning of letters, words, symbols, etc.
  • To read the words of (a book, magazine, etc.)
  • To speak aloud the words of (something written)

Is Read a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Words with Friends

The word Read is worth 5 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

Examples of Read in a Sentence

  • She learned to read at a very early age.
  • I can't read your handwriting.
  • He likes reading the newspaper.
  • He reviewed the book after several reads.
  • She was lying in bed having a peaceful read.

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