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1. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] the cognitive process of understanding a written linguistic message.

Synonyms

  • perusal
  • language
  • poring over
  • linguistic process
  • browse
  • perusing
  • studying
  • skim
  • skimming
  • browsing

Antonyms

  • contraindication
  • future
  • past
  • antitype

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Speed Reading

  • superseding
  • stampeding
  • interceding
  • succeeding
  • proceeding
  • preceeding
  • preceding
  • misreading
  • misleading
  • inbreeding
  • conceding
  • seceding
  • rereading
  • receding
  • impeding
  • exceeding
  • acceding
  • speeding
  • pleading
  • breeding
  • bleeding
  • weeding
  • seeding
  • reding
  • needing
  • leading
  • kneading
  • heeding
  • feeding
  • ceding

2. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a particular interpretation or performance.

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] a datum about some physical state that is presented to a user by a meter or similar instrument.

Synonyms

  • clock time
  • meter reading
  • data point
  • datum
  • miles per hour
  • indication
  • time

Antonyms

  • competition
  • nonspeaking
  • color
  • standard

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. reading

noun. ['ˈriːdɪŋ, ˈrɛdɪŋ'] written material intended to be read.

Synonyms

  • reading material
  • bumph
  • bumf
  • black and white
  • written language

Etymology

  • -ing (English)
  • -ing (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • read (English)
  • rædan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. speed

noun. ['ˈspiːd'] distance travelled per unit time.

Synonyms

  • peculiar velocity
  • escape velocity
  • terminal velocity
  • groundspeed
  • radial velocity
  • speed of light
  • muzzle velocity
  • airspeed
  • c
  • velocity
  • hypervelocity
  • light speed
  • rate
  • steerageway

Antonyms

  • hop out
  • push
  • raise
  • pull

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. speed

noun. ['ˈspiːd'] a rate (usually rapid) at which something happens.

Synonyms

  • hastiness
  • precipitation
  • haste
  • fastness
  • pace
  • execution speed
  • hurry
  • hurriedness
  • swiftness
  • rate
  • fast
  • graduality
  • gradualness

Antonyms

  • fast
  • fall
  • ascend
  • go

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

7. speed

verb. ['ˈspiːd'] move fast.

Synonyms

  • hotfoot
  • hasten
  • bucket along
  • dash
  • scud
  • buck
  • tear
  • pelt along
  • locomote
  • move
  • cannonball along
  • shoot down
  • thrust ahead
  • belt along
  • rush
  • scoot
  • push forward
  • go
  • flash
  • race
  • step on it
  • barge
  • dart
  • charge
  • hie
  • shoot
  • travel

Antonyms

  • linger
  • delay
  • unhurried
  • reserved

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

8. speed

noun. ['ˈspiːd'] changing location rapidly.

Synonyms

  • scud
  • speedup
  • motion
  • speeding
  • acceleration
  • quickening
  • hurrying
  • deceleration
  • move
  • scudding

Antonyms

  • acceleration
  • refrain
  • inelegance
  • stand still

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

9. speed

verb. ['ˈspiːd'] move faster.

Synonyms

  • intensify
  • accelerate
  • brisk
  • brisk up
  • brisken
  • speed up
  • quicken

Antonyms

  • unwind
  • arrange
  • disengage
  • wind

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

10. speed

verb. ['ˈspiːd'] move very fast.

Synonyms

  • flutter
  • move
  • run
  • locomote
  • dart
  • fleet
  • whizz
  • flit
  • go
  • hurry
  • zip
  • travel
  • travel rapidly
  • zoom along
  • zoom

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • gladden
  • move in

Etymology

  • spede (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • sped (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • speden (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • spedan (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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