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Detailed Translations for read from English to German


to read verb (reads, read, reading)

  1. to read
    • lesen verb (lese, liest, las, last, gelesen)

Conjugations for read:

  1. read
  2. read
  3. reads
  4. read
  5. read
  6. read
simple past
  1. read
  2. read
  3. read
  4. read
  5. read
  6. read
present perfect
  1. have read
  2. have read
  3. has read
  4. have read
  5. have read
  6. have read
past continuous
  1. was reading
  2. were reading
  3. was reading
  4. were reading
  5. were reading
  6. were reading
  1. shall read
  2. will read
  3. will read
  4. shall read
  5. will read
  6. will read
continuous present
  1. am reading
  2. are reading
  3. is reading
  4. are reading
  5. are reading
  6. are reading
  1. be read
  2. be read
  3. be read
  4. be read
  5. be read
  6. be read
  1. read!
  2. let's read!
  3. read
  4. reading
1. I, 2. you, 3. he/she/it, 4. we, 5. you, 6. they

Translation Matrix for read:

VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
lesen read collect; gather; glean; read together; study
- interpret; learn; record; register; say; scan; show; study; take; translate; understand
OtherRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- read off

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Synonyms for "read":

Related Definitions for "read":

  1. something that is read1
    • the article was a very good read1
  2. make sense of a language1
    • Can you read Greek?1
  3. be a student of a certain subject1
    • She is reading for the bar exam1
  4. to hear and understand1
    • I read you loud and clear!1
  5. interpret something in a certain way; convey a particular meaning or impression1
    • I read this address as a satire1
  6. interpret something that is written or printed1
    • read the advertisement1
    • Have you read Salman Rushdie?1
  7. look at, interpret, and say out loud something that is written or printed1
    • The King will read the proclamation at noon1
  8. interpret the significance of, as of palms, tea leaves, intestines, the sky; also of human behavior1
    • She read the sky and predicted rain1
    • I can't read his strange behavior1
    • The fortune teller read his fate in the crystal ball1
  9. obtain data from magnetic tapes1
    • This dictionary can be read by the computer1
  10. indicate a certain reading; of gauges and instruments1
    • The gauge read `empty'1
  11. audition for a stage role by reading parts of a role1
  12. have or contain a certain wording or form1
    • The passage reads as follows1

Wiktionary Translations for read:

  1. look at and interpret letters or other information
  2. speak aloud words or other information that is written
  3. be able to hear (in a radio communication)
  4. make a study of
  1. (transitiv): Schriftzeichen, Worte und Texte (mithilfe der Augen) wahrnehmen sowie (im Gehirn) verarbeiten und verstehen
  2. aus den genannten Worten bestehen, den Wortlaut haben

Cross Translation:
read lesen lezen — zien en interpreteren van tekst

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