1. Reed

noun. United States journalist who reported on the October Revolution from Petrograd in 1917; founded the Communist Labor Party in America in 1919; is buried in the Kremlin in Moscow (1887-1920).

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Rhymes with Reed

  • guaranteed
  • supersede
  • stampede
  • intercede
  • aristide
  • aristede
  • alwaleed
  • succeed
  • preceed
  • precede
  • overfeed
  • misread
  • mislead
  • misdeed
  • laclede
  • concede
  • walid
  • waleed
  • wahid
  • vahid
  • sinead
  • shaheed
  • secede
  • reseed
  • reread
  • recede
  • rashid
  • rasheed
  • proceed
  • lipide

How do you pronounce reed?

Pronounce reed as rid.

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Sentences with reed

1. Noun, singular or mass
Make the screw tight again to hold the reed switch securely in place.

Quotes about reed

1. Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.
- Johannes Brahms

2. A craftsman pulled a reed from the reedbed,cut holes in it, and called it a human being.Since then, it's been wailing a tender agonyof parting, never mentioning the skillthat gave it life as a flute
- Rumi

3. He does not regard the quantity of faith, but the quality. He does not measure its degree, but its truth. He will not break any bruised reed, nor quench any smoking flax. He will never let it be said that any perished at the foot of the cross.
- J.C. Ryle

2. free-reed

noun. a reed that does not fit closely over the aperture.


  • reed
  • free-reed instrument
  • reed instrument

3. Reed

noun. United States physician who proved that yellow fever is transmitted by mosquitoes (1851-1902).

4. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] tall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera Arundo and Phragmites.


  • Arundo conspicua
  • graminaceous plant
  • ditch reed
  • common reed
  • carrizo
  • toitoi
  • Arundo donax
  • Chionochloa conspicua
  • giant reed
  • toetoe
  • gramineous plant

5. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] a musical instrument that sounds by means of a vibrating reed.


  • single-reed instrument
  • free-reed
  • woodwind instrument
  • beating-reed instrument
  • double reed
  • double-reed instrument
  • woodwind
  • reed instrument
  • wood

6. reed

noun. ['ˈriːd'] a vibrator consisting of a thin strip of stiff material that vibrates to produce a tone when air streams over it.


  • double reed
  • vibrating reed