reread

verb
re·​read | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈrēd How to pronounce reread (audio) \
reread\ (ˌ)rē-​ˈred How to pronounce reread (audio) \; rereading

Definition of reread

transitive verb

: to read (something) again had to reread the passage several times to make sense of it … might do well to reread Shakespeare or Homer.— Lewis H. Lapham

First Known Use of reread

1582, in the meaning defined above

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“Reread.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/reread. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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reread

verb

English Language Learners Definition of reread

: to read (something) again

reread

verb
re·​read | \ ˈrē-ˈrēd \
reread\ -​ˈred \; rereading

Kids Definition of reread

: to read again

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