/rid/v[I/T](past tense and past participleread/red/)(OBTAIN MEANING)
›to obtain meaning or information by looking at written words or symbols: [T]I read the book over the weekend.[I]She couldn’t read or write.[I]Did you read about the plan to build a new road to the airport?[+ that clause]I read that the job market for teachers is excellent.[T]He reads music.›To read is also to say aloud the written words: [I/T]She read the story to the class.