Definition of proofread in English:
verb (past and past participle proofread-ˌred)[with object]
Read (printer’s proofs or other written or printed material) and mark any errors.
- Such companies will translate, edit, and proofread your material, and gather it all into the proper format, usually for between 20 cents and 30 cents a word.
- After translation into these languages, the PIE was proofread for accuracy by different professional translators in the same translation agency.
- If I had that kind of influence, all my students would do the reading every week, proofread their papers meticulously and attend every class.
- Example sentences
- Was the poor publisher supposed to pay top dollar for a team of world-class typesetters and proofreaders and then sell the thing for next to nothing?
- Despite our unflagging efforts, aided by outside proofreaders, typos still crop up from time to time.
- Typos appear in virtually every book, and it's up to the proofreaders and typesetters to root them out.
Words that rhyme with proofreadshortbread • sowbread • flaxseed • hayseed
Definition of proofread in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.