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tr.v. red·ed, red·ing, redes
1. To give advice to; counsel.
2. To interpret; explain.
1. Advice or counsel.
2. A narration.
[Middle English reden, from Old English rǣdan; see ar- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
1. advice or counsel
2. an explanation
3. to advise; counsel
4. to explain
[Old English rǣdan to rule; see read1]
v. red•ed, red•ing,
n. Dial. v.t.
1. to counsel; advise.n.
2. counsel; advice.
Past participle: reded
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|Verb||1.||rede - give an interpretation or explanation to|
deconstruct - interpret (a text or an artwork) by the method of deconstructing
commentate - serve as a commentator, as in sportscasting
misinterpret - interpret falsely
explain, explicate - make plain and comprehensible; "He explained the laws of physics to his students"
annotate, gloss, comment - provide interlinear explanations for words or phrases; "He annotated on what his teacher had written"
commentate - make a commentary on
|2.||rede - give advice to; "The teacher counsels troubled students"; "The lawyer counselled me when I was accused of tax fraud"|
urge, urge on, exhort, press - force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
hash out, talk over, discuss - speak with others about (something); talk (something) over in detail; have a discussion; "We discussed our household budget"
admonish, monish, warn, discourage - admonish or counsel in terms of someone's behavior; "I warned him not to go too far"; "I warn you against false assumptions"; "She warned him to be quiet"
tip off, tip - give insider information or advise to; "He tipped off the police about the terrorist plot"
propound - put forward, as of an idea
consult - advise professionally; "The professor consults for industry"
contraindicate - make a treatment inadvisable