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Meaning of READER

Pronunciation:  'reedur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  one of a series of texts for students learning to read
  2. [n]  a public lecturer at certain universities
  3. [n]  a person who enjoys reading
  4. [n]  a person who can read; a literate person
  5. [n]  someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
  6. [n]  someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  7. [n]  someone who contracts to receive and pay for a certain number of issues of a publication
 

READER is a 6 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: lector, lecturer, proofreader, referee, reviewer, subscriber
 
 See Also: bookworm, client, critic, customer, decipherer, educator, literate, literate person, map-reader, McGuffey Eclectic Readers, pedagogue, pressman, printer, scanner, scholar, scholarly person, school text, schoolbook, skimmer, student, text, text edition, textbook

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Read"er\, n. [AS. r[=ae]dere.]
1. One who reads. Specifically:
   (a) One whose distinctive office is to read prayers in a
       church.
   (b) (University of Oxford, Eng.) One who reads lectures on
       scientific subjects. --Lyell.
   (c) A proof reader.
   (d) One who reads manuscripts offered for publication and
       advises regarding their merit.

2. One who reads much; one who is studious.

3. A book containing a selection of extracts for exercises in
   reading; an elementary book for practice in a language; a
   reading book.

 

 

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