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proof·read

 (pro͞of′rēd′)
v. proof·read (-rĕd′), proof·read·ing, proof·reads
v.tr.
To read (copy or proof) in order to find errors and mark corrections.
v.intr.
To read copy or proof for purposes of error detection and correction.

proof′read′er n.

proofread

(ˈpruːfˌriːd)
vb, -reads, -reading or -read (-ˌrɛd)
(Journalism & Publishing) to read (copy or printer's proofs) to detect and mark errors to be corrected
ˈproofˌreader n

proof•read

(ˈprufˌrid)

v. -read (-ˌrɛd)
-read•ing. v.t.
1. to read (printers' proofs, copy, etc.) in order to detect and mark errors to be corrected.
v.i.
2. to read printers' proofs, copy, etc., to detect errors, esp. as an employee of a newspaper or publishing house.
[1930–35]
proof′read`er, n.

proofread


Past participle: proofread
Gerund: proofreading

Imperative
proofread
proofread
Present
I proofread
you proofread
he/she/it proofreads
we proofread
you proofread
they proofread
Preterite
I proofread
you proofread
he/she/it proofread
we proofread
you proofread
they proofread
Present Continuous
I am proofreading
you are proofreading
he/she/it is proofreading
we are proofreading
you are proofreading
they are proofreading
Present Perfect
I have proofread
you have proofread
he/she/it has proofread
we have proofread
you have proofread
they have proofread
Past Continuous
I was proofreading
you were proofreading
he/she/it was proofreading
we were proofreading
you were proofreading
they were proofreading
Past Perfect
I had proofread
you had proofread
he/she/it had proofread
we had proofread
you had proofread
they had proofread
Future
I will proofread
you will proofread
he/she/it will proofread
we will proofread
you will proofread
they will proofread
Future Perfect
I will have proofread
you will have proofread
he/she/it will have proofread
we will have proofread
you will have proofread
they will have proofread
Future Continuous
I will be proofreading
you will be proofreading
he/she/it will be proofreading
we will be proofreading
you will be proofreading
they will be proofreading
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been proofreading
you have been proofreading
he/she/it has been proofreading
we have been proofreading
you have been proofreading
they have been proofreading
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been proofreading
you will have been proofreading
he/she/it will have been proofreading
we will have been proofreading
you will have been proofreading
they will have been proofreading
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been proofreading
you had been proofreading
he/she/it had been proofreading
we had been proofreading
you had been proofreading
they had been proofreading
Conditional
I would proofread
you would proofread
he/she/it would proofread
we would proofread
you would proofread
they would proofread
Past Conditional
I would have proofread
you would have proofread
he/she/it would have proofread
we would have proofread
you would have proofread
they would have proofread
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.proofread - read for errors; "I should proofread my manuscripts"
insure, see to it, ensure, ascertain, check, assure, control, see - be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something; "He verified that the valves were closed"; "See that the curtains are closed"; "control the quality of the product"
Translations
číst korekturu
læse korrektur
korrektúrázik
prófarkalesa
korektoriusskaityti korektūrą
lasīt korektūru
urobiť korektúruvykorigovať
düzeltmektashih etmek

proofread

[ˈpruːfriːd] (proofread (pt, pp)) [ˈpruːfred] VTcorregir las pruebas de

proofread

proof-read [ˈpruːfriːd] vtcorriger

proofread

[ˈpruːfˌriːd] vtcorreggere le bozze di

proofread

(ˈpruːfˌriːd) past tense, past participle proofread (-ˌred) verb
to read a text to see if there are any errors and correct them.
proofreader noun
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