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reading

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reading

  1. 1 a presentation of an artistic work (as a piece of music) from a particular point of view <a very bizarre reading of one of Shakespeare's greatest tragedies by an alternative theater company> Synonyms interpretation, performance, account, rendition, versionRelated Words adaptation, reworking, variation

  2. 2 something assigned to be read or studied <make sure you do the assigned reading for tonight> Synonyms assignment, lessonRelated Words homework, schoolwork; lecture; drill, exercise, practice (also practise); étude, study





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