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Synonyms for reading
ˈrɛd ɪŋread·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reading

    Education (Latin educere, to lead or draw out) is the systematic development and cultivation of the mind and other natural powers. "Education is the harmonious development of all our faculties. It begins in the nursery, and goes on at school, but does not end there. It continues through life, whether we will or not.... 'Every person,' says Gibbon, 'has two educations, one which he receives from others, and one more important, which he gives himself.'" John Lubbock The Use of Life ch. vii, p. 111. [Macmillan & Co. '94.] Instruction, the impartation of knowledge by others (Latin instruere, to build in or into) is but a part of education, often the smallest part. Teaching is the more familiar and less formal word for instruction. Training refers not merely to the impartation of knowledge, but to the exercising of one in actions with the design to form habits. Discipline is systematic and rigorous training, with the idea of subjection to authority and perhaps of punishment. Tuition is the technical term for teaching as the business of an instructor or as in the routine of a school; tuition is narrower than teaching, not, like the latter word, including training. Study is emphatically what one does for himself. We speak of the teaching, training, or discipline, but not of the education or tuition of a dog or a horse. Breeding and nurture include teaching and training, especially as directed by and dependent upon home life and personal association; breeding having reference largely to manners with such qualities as are deemed distinctively characteristic of high birth; nurture (literally nourishing) having more direct reference to moral qualities, not overlooking the physical and mental. Knowledge and learning tell nothing of mental development apart from the capacity to acquire and remember, and nothing whatever of that moral development which is included in education in its fullest and noblest sense; learning, too, may be acquired by one's unaided industry, but any full education must be the result in great part of instruction, training, and personal association. Study is emphatically what one does for himself, and in which instruction and tuition can only point the way, encourage the student to advance, and remove obstacles; vigorous, persevering study is one of the best elements of training. Study is also used in the sense of the thing studied, a subject to be mastered by study, a studious pursuit. Compare KNOWLEDGE; REFINEMENT; WISDOM.

    Compare synonyms for IGNORANT.

    Synonyms:
    breeding, cultivation, culture, development, discipline, education, information, instruction, knowledge, learning, nurture, schooling, study, teaching, training, tuition

    Antonyms:
    ignorance, illiteracy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. readingnoun

    the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message

    "his main reading was detective stories"; "suggestions for further reading"

    Synonyms:
    recital, meter reading, reading material, indication, interpretation, recitation, version

  2. readingnoun

    a particular interpretation or performance

    "on that reading it was an insult"; "he was famous for his reading of Mozart"

    Synonyms:
    recital, meter reading, reading material, indication, interpretation, recitation, version

  3. reading, meter reading, indicationnoun

    a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument

    "he could not believe the meter reading"; "the barometer gave clear indications of an approaching storm"

    Synonyms:
    recitation, reading material, meter reading, interpretation, recital, indicant, denotation, version, indication

  4. reading, reading materialnoun

    written material intended to be read

    "the teacher assigned new readings"; "he bought some reading material at the airport"

    Synonyms:
    recitation, reading material, meter reading, interpretation, recital, version, indication

  5. interpretation, reading, versionnoun

    a mental representation of the meaning or significance of something

    Synonyms:
    rendition, reading material, interpretation, recitation, recital, interlingual rendition, adaptation, variation, variant, version, rendering, translation, indication, interpreting, edition, meter reading

  6. Readingnoun

    a city on the River Thames in Berkshire in southern England

    Synonyms:
    recital, meter reading, reading material, indication, interpretation, recitation, version

  7. recitation, recital, readingnoun

    a public instance of reciting or repeating (from memory) something prepared in advance

    "the program included songs and recitations of well-loved poems"

    Synonyms:
    narration, yarn, recitation, reading material, meter reading, practice session, drill, version, course session, exercise, recital, practice, class period, indication, interpretation

  8. reading, meter readingnoun

    the act of measuring with meters or similar instruments

    "he has a job meter reading for the gas company"

    Synonyms:
    recitation, reading material, meter reading, interpretation, recital, version, indication

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. readingnoun

    Synonyms:
    perusal

  2. readingnoun

    Synonyms:
    study of books

  3. readingnoun

    Synonyms:
    version, interpretation, lection

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. readingnoun

    Synonyms:
    perusal, recitation, prelection

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How to use reading in a sentence?

  1. Christopher Morley:

    Read, every day, something no one else is reading. Think, every day, something no one else is thinking. Do, every day, something no one else would be silly enough to do. It is bad for the mind to be always part of unanimity.

  2. Ehsan Sehgal:

    The Quran is only such a holy book, which Muslims, whether man, woman, child or elder ones, recite every second and everywhere in this universe by heart, and verbally without reading all its verses. As a fact, Quran executes not only and mainly respect for the entire humanity, it also teaches love, equality, empathy, justice, honesty, harmony, tolerance, forgiveness, and peace. However, it also describes and allows the Tit for Tat, but it defines that forgiveness is a great attitude as well. If one feels a friendly feeling, whether Muslim or non-Muslim; it understands the Quran precisely and accurately; otherwise, the collapse of mutual respect becomes inevitable. Indeed, wrong conduct and interpretation penetrate one's thought, mindset, and character, not the essence of words and the meaning of the Quran in its right and correct context and concept.

  3. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov:

    My mom was bringing me up and she said that reading other people's letters is inappropriate and it's indecent, letters of two people elected by their nations to be at the helm of the country, their traditions, their manners, including diplomatic manners that suppose a certain level of confidentiality.

  4. Soerjanto Tjahjono:

    It was broke apart naturally upon impact with water... there is no indication of unnatural destruction or explosion so far, however, this still has to be confirmed by reading the black boxes.

  5. Matthew Schneider:

    Reading the Article 30 charges and seeing information we didn't know about, that's not open and genuine cooperation, they're saying we'll respond to any question we're asked. That's not cooperation. Cooperation is much more than that.

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