read

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read is part of the Basic English 850.
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read is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
read

Pronunciation[change]

noun and present tense
past tense and past participle

Homophones[change]

noun and present tense
past tense and past participle

Verb[change]

Plain form
read

Third person singular
reads

Simple past
read

Past participle
read

Present participle
reading

This man is reading a newspaper
  1. Someone is reading when they are looking at a book or other writing and understanding what it says.
    Have you read this book?


Noun[change]

Singular
read

Plural
reads

  1. (countable) A read is something that you read.
    That last book was a great read.
  2. (countable) A read is an act of reading something.
    This is a great book. You should give it a read.