Definitions

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  • verb To read again.
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of reread.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • verb read anew; read again

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Examples

  • He tells me, though I almost forgot, that he read the Stein book long ago when he was in a Sartre phase – roads to freedom and all that – and he hardly remembers it, so perhaps a reread is in order.

    The Autobiography of Mister Litlove « Tales from the Reading Room

  • Anything that I don't reread is either sold or given away.

    Angels' Blood Countdown: SJ Day - Eve of Darkness ARC

  • The book I'd really like to reread is John Crowley's Little, Big, one of the novels that opened my eyes to the possibilities of non-Tolkienian fantasy and still one of the finest examples of it I know, not to mention a beautiful, lyrical, heartbreaking novel.

    MIND MELD: Speculative Fiction Books Worth Reading Twice

  • Like Courtney, for me a favorite reread is one in which I look forward to the ride, even though I know what is going to happen.

    Rereads

  • I would read a chapter, fall asleep, reread a paragraph, fall asleep, and then reread from the beginning.

    Frankenstein (copy)

  • I would read a chapter, fall asleep, reread a paragraph, fall asleep, and then reread from the beginning.

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • I have reread favorites from childhood and have been let down by the experience, so much so that each reread is entered into with equal parts fear and hope: fear that it won't be what it was, hope that it will stand up.

    Archive 2005-11-01

  • I have reread favorites from childhood and have been let down by the experience, so much so that each reread is entered into with equal parts fear and hope: fear that it won't be what it was, hope that it will stand up.

    The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe

  • A Mercy by Toni Morrison: David L. Carpenter, Boston notes: Elinor, Your review had the word reread more than once, yet you tell of being drawn in powerfully.

    California Literary Review

  • A Mercy by Toni Morrison: David L. Carpenter, Boston notes: Elinor, Your review had the word reread more than once, yet you tell of being drawn in powerfully.

    California Literary Review

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  • If you reread your work, you can find on rereading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by rereading and editing.

    January 25, 2007