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What is the
difference between Read and Reed and Rid?
What is the difference between Read and Reed and Rid? :
Read : (verb)
( 1 ) Be able to understand the meaning of
Do you know how to read and write well?
( 2 ) Discover or find out about something / someone by reading
I read about her in today’s paper.
I read that you had resigned.
( 3 ) Study a subject at a school, college, etc…
I read for degree in Physics.
( 4 ) Interpret or learn the significance of something
She tried her best to read my mind.
A gypsy read my palm.
Doctors can read symptoms correctly.
How do you read the present political situation in the country?
( 5 ) Convey the meaning which may not be intended
Silence must not be always read as consent.
( 6 ) Have a certain wording
The sign reads Keep Left.
The prime minister’s statement reads as follows.
( 7 ) Give a certain impressions
The story reads well.
The poem reads like a translation.
( 8 ) (Of corrections in text) replace (one word) with another
For neat in line 4, read nest.
Read : (noun)
( 1 ) Period or act of reading
Can I have a long read of that timetable.
He had a long read of the paper.
( 2 ) (With an adjective) write or book that is interesting to read
This author is a very good read.
Your novel is a bad read.
Read : (adjective)
( 1 ) Having knowledge gained from reading
She is a well-read person.
He is widely read in the classics.
Reed : (noun)
( 1 ) Any of the various types of grass-like plants growing near water
Rid : (verb)
( 1 ) Make something / someone free from something / someone unpleasant or unwanted
We must do our best to rid our country of famine.
Can you rid the house of mice?
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