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Noun
/ˈrēdər/,
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readers, plural;
  1. A person who reads or who is fond of reading
    • - the books of Roald Dahl appeal to young readers
    • - she's an avid reader
  2. A person who reads a particular newspaper, magazine, or text
    • - Times readers
  3. A person entitled to use a particular library

  4. A person who reads and reports to a publisher or producer on the merits of manuscripts submitted for publication or production, or who provides critical comments on the text prior to publication

  5. A person who reads and grades examinations and papers for a professor

  6. A person who interprets the significance of tarot cards, horoscopes, lines in the palm of a hand, etc., so as to predict the future
    • - a tarot reader
  7. A person who inspects and records the figure indicated on a measuring instrument
    • - a meter reader
  8. A book containing extracts of a particular author's work or passages of text designed to give learners of a language practice in reading

  9. A university lecturer of the highest grade below professor

  10. A machine for producing on a screen a magnified, readable image of any desired part of a microfiche or microfilm

  11. A device or piece of software used for reading or obtaining data stored on tape, cards, or other media


  1. a person who enjoys reading
  2. subscriber: someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication
  3. reviewer: someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication
  4. proofreader: someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections
  5. lector: someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church
  6. lector: a public lecturer at certain universities
  7. The title of Reader in the United Kingdom and some universities in the Commonwealth nations like Australia and New Zealand denotes an appointment for a senior academic with a distinguished international reputation in research or scholarship. ...
  8. A lay reader (in some jurisdictions, notably the Church of England, simply Reader) is a layperson authorized by a bishop of the Anglican Church to read some parts of a service of worship. They are members of the congregation called to preach or lead services, but not called to full-time ministry.
  9. Basal readers are textbooks used to teach reading and associated skills to schoolchildren. Commonly called "reading books" or "readers" they are usually published as anthologies that combine previously published short stories, excerpts of longer narratives, and original works. ...
  10. A Reader in a church is a member responsible for conducting services and reading from the Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures.
  11. A Reader in one of the Inns of Court in London was originally a senior barrister of the Inn who was elected to deliver a lecture or series of lectures on a particular legal topic. Two Readers (known as Lent and Autumn Readers) would be elected annually to serve a one-year term.
  12. In some Christian churches, the Reader is responsible for reading aloud excerpts of the scripture at a liturgy. In early Christian times, the reader was of particular value, given the rarity of literacy.
  13. A person who reads a publication; A person who recites literary works, usually to an audience; A proofreader; A university lecturer below a professor; A book of exercises to accompany a textbook; A literary anthology; A lay or minor cleric who reads lessons in a church service; A device such as ...
  14. (readership) The collected readers of a publication
  15. (reading) The process of interpreting written language; The process of interpreting a symbol, a sign or a measuring device; A value indicated by a measuring device; A meeting where written material is read aloud; An interpretation; Made or used for reading
  16. (Readers) A Reader is a layperson trained and authorised by the diocese to conduct some aspects of services, or to preach sermons (not to be confused with the people who read the bible at services). We do not currently have any readers at St Barts.
  17. (Readers) A term that refers to the glasses used by a cheat to see all the marked cards.
  18. (Readers) Cards that have codes in the corner (e.g., "K" for a "king") of the card face so that they can be identified by anyone who can read.
  19. (Readers) Those who read the scripture passages during Mass. Passages from the Old Testament or the epistles in the New Testament may be read by lay people. Passages from the Gospel are always read by a Priest or Deacon.
  20. (Readers: (access level)) Readers cannot make any modifications at all to a workspace. They can view pages, RSS feeds, and files. They can also see the history of changes that have been made to a page. ...
  21. (Readership) The number of adults (18+) in a specified geographic area who “read or looked into” into the publication yesterday.
  22. (Readership) refers to the number of people who read the newspaper.
  23. (Readership) Often used to mean Average Issue Readership
  24. (Readership) Actual personal use of newspapers, as compared to physical distribution or circulation.
  25. (Readership) All those who uses the English language professionally or in their studies for example writers, editors, copy editors, proofreaders, journalists, technical writers, or anyone writing a thesis or other work for examination or publication. ...