read off


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Translations
يَقْرأ على الجِهاز
odečítat
aflæse
leolvas
lesa af/á

w>read off

vt sepablesen; (without pause) → herunterlesen

read

(riːd) past tense, past participle read (red) verb
1. to look at and understand (printed or written words or other signs). Have you read this letter?; Can your little girl read yet?; Can anyone here read Chinese?; to read music; I can read (= understand without being told) her thoughts/mind.
2. to learn by reading. I read in the paper today that the government is going to cut taxes again.
3. to read aloud, usually to someone else. I read my daughter a story before she goes to bed; I read to her before she goes to bed.
4. to pass one's time by reading books etc for pleasure etc. I don't have much time to read these days.
5. to study (a subject) at a university etc.
6. to look at or be able to see (something) and get information from it. I can't read the clock without my glasses; The nurse read the thermometer.
7. to be written or worded; to say. His letter reads as follows: `Dear Sir, ...'
8. (of a piece of writing etc) to make a (good, bad etc) impression. This report reads well.
9. (of dials, instruments etc) to show a particular figure, measurement etc. The thermometer reads –5C.
10. to (cause a word, phrase etc to) be replaced by another, eg in a document or manuscript. There is one error on this page – For `two yards', read `two metres'; `Two yards long' should read `two metres long'.
noun
the act, or a period, of reading. I like a good read before I go to sleep.
ˈreadable adjective
(negative unreadable).
1. easy or pleasant to read. I don't usually enjoy poetry but I find these poems very readable.
2. able to be read. Your handwriting is scarcely readable.
ˈreadableness noun
ˌreadaˈbility noun
ˈreader noun
1. a person who reads books, magazines etc. He's a keen reader.
2. a person who reads a particular newspaper, magazine etc. The editor asked readers to write to him with their opinions.
3. a reading-book, especially for children or for learners of a foreign language. a Latin reader.
ˈreadership noun
the (number of) people who read a newspaper, magazine etc.
ˈreading noun
1. the act of reading.
2. the reading of something aloud, as a (public) entertainment. a poetry reading.
3. the ability to read. The boy is good at reading.
4. the figure, measurement etc on a dial, instrument etc. The reading on the thermometer was –5 C.
reading-
1. for the purpose of reading. reading-glasses; a reading-room in a library.
2. for learning to read. a reading-book.
ˈreading material noun
a list of books, stories, articles etc that need to be read for one's studies.
ˈreading matter noun
something written for others to read (eg books, newspapers, letters). There's a lot of interesting reading matter in our local library.
ˈread-outplural ˈread-outs noun
data produced by a computer, eg on magnetic or paper tape.
read between the lines
to look for or find information (eg in a letter) which is not actually stated.
read off
to read from a dial, instrument etc. The engineer read off the temperatures one by one.
read on
to continue to read; to read further. He paused for a few moments, and then read on.
read out
to read aloud. Read out the answers to the questions.
read over/through
to read from beginning to end. I'll read through your manuscript, and let you know if I find any mistakes.
References in classic literature ?
Sprague turned himself into a bulletin-board, and read off "notices" of meetings and societies and things till it seemed that the list would stretch out to the crack of doom -- a queer custom which is still kept up in America, even in cities, away here in this age of abundant news- papers.
Hetty's sphere of comparison was not large, but she couldn't help perceiving that Adam was "something like" a man; always knew what to say about things, could tell her uncle how to prop the hovel, and had mended the churn in no time; knew, with only looking at it, the value of the chestnut-tree that was blown down, and why the damp came in the walls, and what they must do to stop the rats; and wrote a beautiful hand that you could read off, and could do figures in his head--a degree of accomplishment totally unknown among the richest farmers of that countryside.
Then he read off this bill, while those three amazed men listened, and serene waves of satisfaction rolled over my soul and alternate waves of terror and admira- tion surged over Marco's:
While Wolfert held the lantern, the doctor, by the aid of his spectacles, read off several forms of conjuration in Latin and German.
Sauer, 36, of Lake Barrington, showed no reaction as a Lake County judge read off the 12 counts of nonconsensual dissemination of private sexual images during his arraignment hearing.
5.3 Use Lawn Mowing Flower and Herb Lawns, Cutting Height 8 Cm, Read Off Foreign Objects Beforehand, Stature Height Up to 30 Cm, Store Accumulating Waste Material Laterally.
I am neither opposed to nor oblivious of the advancement of technology and how many people today prefer to read off a screen than a book, yet in all forms a digital screen cannot easily outdo the charm of words on paper.
Dario Anselmo, R-Edina, as she occasionally read off the names of gun-violence victims and told their stories.<br />The impromptu vigil also attracted demonstrators to the Capitol, many greeting representatives as they entered the chamber Wednesday morning.
Summary: Digital assistants on these speakers can play music, set timers and read off your calendar events
While they visit, visitors can grab a book to read off one of our many bookshelves, or even plug into a listening station and enjoy an audiobook."
AND Academy president Cheryl Boone Isaacs to Sky News ahead of the Oscars: "No one knows what name is going to be read off the envelope, so it's pretty spontaneous."
But that began a sevenball sequence in which Yorkshire lost three wickets, Travis Head pulling Gurney to Luke Fletcher and Jack Leaning being caught behind by Read off Jake Ball.