What is the opposite of read?

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(ignore) Opposite of to look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
“Some people tend to ignore large paragraphs and just skim read because of the large volumes of unread emails in their inbox.”
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(write) Opposite of to look at and interpret letters or other information that is written
“It's more difficult, in my opinion, to write a succinct article for a publication than to write a whole book.”
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Opposite of to read or say aloud something that is written
“He did not keep quiet until he had read some three hundred books on the animal, beginning with the folios published.”
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Opposite of to understand or interpret the nature, meaning or significance of
“In the dance between parent and infant, some parents continually misread the cues that their infants send out.”
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(of a measuring instrument) Opposite of to indicate a specified measurement or figure
“Landmarks detected from speckle points rather than anatomical information may misregister and incorporate inaccurate pixel matches into the overall image registration.”
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Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
“A strange woman predicts that all three brothers will become kings, but did they misinterpret the prophecy?”
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(British) Opposite of to study (an academic subject) at a university
“I poured my heart and soul into this subject because I did not want to fail it.”
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Opposite of to clearly comprehend something
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Opposite of to state in a formal manner
“Nothing is worse than preparing an audience to hear a speech on one topic only to have the speaker announce that the topic has been changed.”
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Opposite of to acquire new information or skill
“I hope that others can assemble the jagged rhythms of my stories to unlearn common misperceptions about vernacular English.”
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Opposite of to browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to quickly browse or peruse reading material
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Opposite of to tell about in advance
“We come to realize that the criterion of simplicity is also at work when we retrodict as well as when we predict.”
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Opposite of to learn or come to an awareness of something
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(conceal) Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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(recall) Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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(begin) Opposite of to predict, prophesy, or tell of future events
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Opposite of to learn or be taught (something)
“I had to unlearn school chemistry in order to understand quantum mechanics.”
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Opposite of to have discerned from given information
“I believe you misconstrued his grandiose claims as nothing more than braggadocio.”
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Opposite of to foretell (something), especially by the use of divination
“I very much doubt that what he told you about your career going downhill, is going to happen.”
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Opposite of to be or give a sign or symptom of
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Opposite of to draw conclusions from an examination or assessment
“The vast number of variables at play will only serve to complicate our assessment.”
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Opposite of to search or scour through
“I peruse the mountain of documents sitting on my desk and sigh dispiritedly.”
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Opposite of to show on a scale or other measuring instrument
Reset the reading on the scale and then start from scratch again.”
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Opposite of to have provided a listener or reader with information
“The weather-beaten sign was illegible concealed how much further we had to travel.”
Noun
Opposite of a period or act of reading something
“As she got older, you could observe a drift in her writing towards more serious subjects.”
Noun
Opposite of studying something carefully
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