Hindi translation of 'read'
Word forms: reads, reading, readWhen it is the present tense, read is pronounced /riːd रीड्/; read is also the past tense and past participle, when it is pronounced /red रेड्/.
1. transitive or intransitive verb, countable noun
When you read something such as a book or article, you look at and understand or say aloud the words that are written there. You can also say you have a read.
किसी चीज़ को पढ़ना/अध्ययन करना/अध्ययन mn
He read through the pages slowly.
I read the children a story before bedtime.
I got into bed to have a good read.
2. transitive verb
If you can read music, you have the ability to look at and understand the written symbols that are used to represent musical sounds.
3. transitive verb
You can use read when saying what is written somewhere. For example, if a notice reads 'Exit', the word 'Exit' is written on it.
4. intransitive verb
If you refer to how a piece of writing reads, you are referring to its style.
The translation reads very well.
5. countable noun
If you say that a book is a good read, you mean that it is very enjoyable to read.
पठनीय सामग्री nf
6. transitive verb
If you read someone's mind or their mood, you know what they are thinking or feeling without them telling you.
7. transitive verb
When you read a measuring device, you look at it to see what the measurement on it is.
You need to be able to read a thermometer.
8. see also reading
9. to read between the lines → see line
If you read a meaning into something, you think it is there although it may not be.
Don't try to read too much into children's drawings.
If you read something out, you say the words aloud, especially in a loud, clear voice.
पढ़ कर सुनाना
We read plays out in class.
read up on
If you read up on a subject, you read a lot about it so that you become informed on it.
उच्च स्तर पर किसी विषय का अध्ययन करना
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Example Sentences Including 'read'
The lights danced around Lirael's head as she began to read , making shadow patterns from her hair flicker across the page.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
She glanced at Tarja, but he was engrossed in the scene below and his expression was impossible to read in the gloom.TREASON KEEP (2001)
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'read' in Other Languages
- Arabic: يَقْرَأُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ler
- Chinese: 阅读
- Croatian: čitati
- Czech: číst přečíst
- Danish: læse
- Dutch: lezen
- European Spanish: leer
- Finnish: lukea
- French: lire
- German: lesen
- Greek: διαβάζω
- Italian: leggere
- Japanese: 読む
- Korean: 읽다
- Norwegian: lese
- Polish: przeczytać czytać
- Portuguese: ler
- Romanian: a citi
- Russian: читать
- Spanish: leer
- Swedish: läsa
- Thai: อ่าน
- Turkish: okumak
- Ukrainian: читати прочитати
- Vietnamese: đọc
Translation of read from the Collins English to Hindi Dictionary