from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To read or examine, typically with great care.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To go through searchingly or carefully; run over with careful scrutiny; examine throughout or in detail; inspect; survey; scan; scrutinize.
- To read through carefully or with attention.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb rare To observe; to examine with care.
- transitive verb To read through; to read carefully.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun An
examinationor perusal; an instance of perusing.
- verb transitive To
examineor considerwith care.
- verb transitive To
- verb transitive, informal To
look overcasually; to skim.
- verb intransitive, regional To go from place to place; to
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb examine or consider with attention and in detail
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
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Navy Captain John Murphy, the lead prosecutor, told the court it was standard practice for the guards to "peruse" written material after a detainee spoke with his attorneys "for force protection."
Live pictures, again, you see the airboat right there as they kind of peruse these neighborhoods that are now been flooded with these rivers of water looking for folks to rescue.
However, "peruse" actually has the opposite meaning.
[Footnote A: It was Miss Wooler who taught Charlotte to "peruse".]
I, for one, always thought "peruse" was a rough synonym for
If you would like to "peruse" another article, perhaps you might be interested in my previous article.
On the 22nd June the Chamberlain was instructed to prepare with all convenient speed four dozen good _splentes_ and as many good _sallettes_ or _sculles_ for the city’s use, and to cause a bowyer to "peruse" the city’s bows and to put them in such good order that they might be serviceable when required. (
You love to peruse their status updates online, but just as a diet of only candy leaves you craving a real meal, those updates are meant to tide you over between interactions.
Those celebs who had not yet decided on their final gowns could peruse fashion designer Shekhar Rahate's haute couture Oscar collection, baubles from Amyn of Jewelry on 7th and purses from Timmy Woods handbags.
I think I'll have to peruse the Kick Starter website ... jason b also, im kinda thinking this is THE definition of independant filmaking. like maybe what Sundance/the Spirit awards/project greenlight/etc USE to be about. sadly those days are long gone, but i'd like to think that there was a time when this is the energy & love for the craft that they use to support.