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copyread

(ˈkɒpɪˌriːd)
vb, -reads, -reading or -read
(Journalism & Publishing) US to subedit

copyread


Past participle: copyread
Gerund: copyreading

Imperative
copyread
copyread
Present
I copyread
you copyread
he/she/it copyreads
we copyread
you copyread
they copyread
Preterite
I copyread
you copyread
he/she/it copyread
we copyread
you copyread
they copyread
Present Continuous
I am copyreading
you are copyreading
he/she/it is copyreading
we are copyreading
you are copyreading
they are copyreading
Present Perfect
I have copyread
you have copyread
he/she/it has copyread
we have copyread
you have copyread
they have copyread
Past Continuous
I was copyreading
you were copyreading
he/she/it was copyreading
we were copyreading
you were copyreading
they were copyreading
Past Perfect
I had copyread
you had copyread
he/she/it had copyread
we had copyread
you had copyread
they had copyread
Future
I will copyread
you will copyread
he/she/it will copyread
we will copyread
you will copyread
they will copyread
Future Perfect
I will have copyread
you will have copyread
he/she/it will have copyread
we will have copyread
you will have copyread
they will have copyread
Future Continuous
I will be copyreading
you will be copyreading
he/she/it will be copyreading
we will be copyreading
you will be copyreading
they will be copyreading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been copyreading
you have been copyreading
he/she/it has been copyreading
we have been copyreading
you have been copyreading
they have been copyreading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been copyreading
you will have been copyreading
he/she/it will have been copyreading
we will have been copyreading
you will have been copyreading
they will have been copyreading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been copyreading
you had been copyreading
he/she/it had been copyreading
we had been copyreading
you had been copyreading
they had been copyreading
Conditional
I would copyread
you would copyread
he/she/it would copyread
we would copyread
you would copyread
they would copyread
Past Conditional
I would have copyread
you would have copyread
he/she/it would have copyread
we would have copyread
you would have copyread
they would have copyread
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.copyread - edit and correct (written or printed material)
edit, redact - prepare for publication or presentation by correcting, revising, or adapting; "Edit a book on lexical semantics"; "she edited the letters of the politician so as to omit the most personal passages"
References in periodicals archive ?
The typescripts, however, provide a rich archive of copyreading, also known as copyediting.
In trade publishing, a copyreader might correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar errors and enforce a uniform style, but not all copyreading occurred at this late stage.
Much of the day was given to lectures on feature writing, copyreading and headline writing and photography.
For the copyreading and headline writing session, participants were also given exercises in both English and Filipino to see how well they could spot both factual and grammatical errors.
Chapter 13 clarifies the differences between proofreading and copyreading.
More and more good men are coming from schools of journalism, it is true, but I weep to think of all the broad courses that could be taken in place of copyreading.
I define copyreading as the fastidious and methodical word-by-word check of copy for spelling, grammar, syntax, conformity of style, ascertainable factual error--such as middle initials, titles, trade-names, whether figures add up, etc.