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Meaning of PERUSE

Pronunciation:  pu'rooz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"
 

PERUSE is a 6 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: examine, flick, flip, leaf, riff, riffle, see, thumb

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pe*ruse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Perused}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Perusing}.] [Pref. per- + use.]
1. To observe; to examine with care. [R.]

         Myself I then perused, and limb by limb Surveyed.
                                               --Milton.

2. To read through; to read carefully. --Shak.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: autopsy, bone, browse, canvass, check, check out, check over, check up on, con, contemplate, dig, drill, elucubrate, examine, eye, give an examination, give the eye, give the once-over, go over, grind, hard look, inspect, leer, leer at, look at, look over, lucubrate, monitor, observe, ogle, ogle at, overhaul, overlook, pass over, pass under review, peer at, plunge into, pore, pore over, postmortem, practice, read, regard studiously, restudy, review, run over, scan, scrutinize, set an examination, size, size up, study, survey, swot, take a long, take stock of, take the measure, vet, wade through
 

 

 

 

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