1 a person who enjoys reading
2 someone who contracts to receive and pay for a certain number of issues of a publication [syn: subscriber]
3 a person who can read; a literate person
4 someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication [syn: reviewer, referee]
5 someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections [syn: proofreader]
6 someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church [syn: lector]
8 one of a series of texts for students learning to read
- Rhymes: -iːdə(r)
- A person who reads a publication.
- A person who recites literary works, usually to an audience.
- A proofreader.
- In the context of "mostly|UK": 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 a card reader or microfilm reader.
- A newspaper advertisement designed to look like an news article rather than a commercial solicitation.
person who reads a publication
- Czech: čtenář
Reader can mean:
- a reader: a person who is reading a text.
- A person whose job or role is to read:
- A publisher's reader, also called a first reader
- Historically, a person who entertained cigar factory workers by reading books or newspapers aloud, also known as a lector; see cigar manufacture
- Reader (liturgy), someone charged with reading Scripture in church (also called a Lector)
- Reader (Christian Science Church), a person who conducts services in a Christian Science church, also called a First Reader or Second Reader
- In the Anglican Church, a Reader is a person appointed to conduct services other than Holy Communion in the Church of England; (equivalent to lay reader in Episcopal Churches).
- Reader (academic rank), the British academic rank between senior (or principal) lecturer and professor
- Various newspapers and magazines, including:
- The Chicago Reader, a newsweekly
- Los Angeles Reader, a weekly paper, now defunct
- High Plains Reader, an independent weekly tabloid
- The Reader (Omaha weekly), an alternative weekly newspaper in Omaha, Nebraska
- The Reader (magazine), a literary quarterly published by the University of Liverpool
- The San Diego Reader, a weekly newspaper in San Diego, California
- The Weekly Reader, an educational magazine for children
- Utne Reader, a periodical
- Reader-response criticism, a primarily German and American literary theory
- The Reader, a novel by Bernhard Schlink
- A basal
reader, a textbook used in reading
- McGuffey Readers, examples of these
- An anthology: a book of different pieces of writing, often by many authors, for example:
- Plate reader (or microplate reader), a laboratory instrument
reader in German: Reader
reader in French: Reader
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