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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. Though Biden:

    The honesty with which he stepped forward and talked about the problem.... It gave me hope reading it. I mean, it was like -- my boy's back. You know what I mean ?

  2. Randy Dill:

    This was a moment that kind of defines the congregation, i have no idea how this will look five or 10 years from now. I think we're all reading a book and nobody knows how this thing will end.

  3. Mike Fasano:

    I was a senator at the time, and when he was the majority leader and incoming speaker and then, of course, speaker of the House, you start hearing, learning and then start reading about how he was abusing the American Express card that was given to him by the Republican Party of Florida, he didn't have carte blanche, (but) he had an America Express card.

  4. Judi Dench:

    I don`t like reading scripts very much. I like it better for someone to just explain to me what it is about this story.

  5. Eric Roza:

    In the past weeks, divisive statements and allegations have left many members of our community struggling to reconcile our transformative experiences in the local box with what we've been reading online, my view is simple : Racism and sexism are abhorrent and will not be tolerated in CrossFit. We open our arms to everyone, and I will be working hard to rebuild bridges with those whose trust we have lost.


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