Definition of reread in English:

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reread

verb (past and past participle reread /riːˈrɛd/)

Pronunciation: /ˈriːriːd/
[with object]
Read (a text) again: I reread the poem
More example sentences
  • I spent the next few hours reading and rereading the letters, maps and lists that I had been sent.
  • After reading the first text, participants in the same text condition were told that they would be rereading the same text.
  • I'm teaching it to my composition students right now, and I just spent the last day or so rereading the book.

noun

Pronunciation: /ˈriːriːd/
[in singular]
An act of reading something again: the report got a routine reread
More example sentences
  • I think one of the readers of this website had recommended this book to me a long while back, and I'm giving it a reread.
  • I read his book some time ago, but I suspect it might be worth a reread.
  • However, despite the extended whinge about paying good cash for a reread, this is one book which I would love to find in my Christmas stocking.

Derivatives

rereadable

adjective
Example sentences
  • Is the red-wigged, scheming one just endlessly rewriteable and rereadable?
  • The ten-step ‘Lewis and Clark Guide to Leadership’ is among the richest pieces in this eminently rereadable book.
  • I certainly agree, it's the characters that mainly makes a book rereadable.

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