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[verb ree-reed; noun ree-reed] /verb riˈrid; noun ˈriˌrid/
verb (used with object), reread [ree-red] /riˈrɛd/ (Show IPA), rereading [ree-ree-ding] /riˈri dɪŋ/ (Show IPA)
to read (something) again.
the act of reading something again.
Origin of reread
re- + read1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He read it, reread it, and then turned inquiringly to the constable.

    The Search Party G. A. Birmingham
  • Yet, in spite of himself, from time to time, he liked to reread it.

    Dust Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • Have you reread any portions of any of these entries, other than or in addition to those you read to the Commission this morning?

    Warren Commission (1 of 26): Hearings Vol. I (of 15) The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
  • He read it and reread it over and over again––forward and backward, too.

    The Book of Khalid Ameen Rihani
  • Taking up Ley's Space Ships again, he began fondly to reread the page, when there was a knock at the door and a crewman entered.

    The Star Lord Boyd Ellanby
British Dictionary definitions for reread


verb (transitive) -reads, -reading, -read
to read (something) again
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