proofread

verb proof·read \ ˈprüf-ˌrēd \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018
proofread play \ˈprüf-ˌred\; proofreading
: to read and mark corrections in (something, such as a proof)

Examples of proofread in a Sentence

  1. He proofread the essay carefully.

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Origin and Etymology of proofread

back-formation from proofreader

PROOFREAD Defined for English Language Learners

proofread

  • : to read and correct mistakes in (a written or printed piece of writing)


PROOFREAD Defined for Kids

proofread

verb proof·read \ ˈprüf-ˌrēd \
proofread \-ˌred\; proofreading \-ˌrē-diŋ\
: to read over and fix mistakes in (written or printed matter)
  • It's a good idea to proofread your homework.

proofreader

noun


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