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read between the lines

Definition of read between the lines

  1. :  to look for or find a hidden meaning that is not directly stated or obvious in something that someone writes or says <Her letter seemed pretty cheerful, but if you read between the lines, you can tell that she's not really happy.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to receive or take in the sense of (as letters or symbols) especially by sight or touch

    :  to study the movements of (as lips) with mental formulation of the communication expressed

    :  to utter aloud the printed or written words of

  1. :  instructed by or informed through reading

  1. :  a period of reading

    :  something (as a book) that is read

    :  the action or an instance of reading

lineplay lines
  1. :  a length of cord or cord-like material: as

    :  a comparatively strong slender cord

    :  clothesline

  1. :  to mark or cover with a line or lines

    :  to depict with lines :  draw

    :  to place or form a line along

  1. :  to cover the inner surface of

    :  to put something in the inside of :  fill

    :  to serve as the lining of

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