proofread

verb proof·read \ ˈprüf-ˌrēd \

Definition of proofread

proofread play \-ˌred\; proofreading
transitive verb
: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 Kids

proofread

verb proof·read \ ˈprüf-ˌrēd \

Definition of proofread for Students

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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