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Definition of Reading


  1. of Read
  2. The act of one who reads; perusal; also, printed or written matter to be read.
  3. Study of books; literary scholarship; as, a man of extensive reading.
  4. A lecture or prelection; public recital.
  5. The way in which anything reads; force of a word or passage presented by a documentary authority; lection; version.
  6. Manner of reciting, or acting a part, on the stage; way of rendering.
  7. An observation read from the scale of a graduated instrument; as, the reading of a barometer.
  8. Of or pertaining to the act of reading; used in reading.
  9. Addicted to reading; as, a reading community.

Reading Quotations

I hope everyone that is reading this is having a really good day. And if you are not, just know that in every new minute that passes you have an opportunity to change that.
Gillian Anderson

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.
Benjamin Franklin

Humans aren't as good as we should be in our capacity to empathize with feelings and thoughts of others, be they humans or other animals on Earth. So maybe part of our formal education should be training in empathy. Imagine how different the world would be if, in fact, that were 'reading, writing, arithmetic, empathy.'
Neil deGrasse Tyson

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. - Joseph Addison
Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.
Joseph Addison

Any time women come together with a collective intention, it's a powerful thing. Whether it's sitting down making a quilt, in a kitchen preparing a meal, in a club reading the same book, or around the table playing cards, or planning a birthday party, when women come together with a collective intention, magic happens.
Phylicia Rashad
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Reading Translations

reading in French is lisant, explication, lecture
reading in German is lesend, Lesung {f}, lese, Ablesung {f}
reading in Italian is esegesi, letta
reading in Spanish is lectura, leyendo
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