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reader Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun a person who enjoys reading
  2. noun someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
    subscriber.
  3. noun a person who can read; a literate person
  4. noun someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
    reviewer; referee.
  5. noun someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
    proofreader.
  6. noun someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
    lector.
  7. noun a public lecturer at certain universities
    lecturer; lector.
  8. noun one of a series of texts for students learning to read
WordNet

Read"er noun
Etymology
AS. r&aemac;dere.
Definitions
  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.

Webster 1913


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