Meaning of “take sth as read” in the English Dictionary


"take sth as read" in English

See all translations

take sth as read


to accept that something is true without making sure that it is:

I just took it as read that anyone who applied for the course would have the necessary qualifications.

(Definition of “take sth as read” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)