Perusal

  • 1 Perusal — Pe*rus al, n. [From {Peruse}.] 1. The act of carefully viewing or examining. [R.] Tatler. [1913 Webster] 2. The act of reading, especially of reading through or with care. Woodward. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 perusal — I noun analysis, attention, close reading, contemplation, discovery, examination, inquiry, inspection, investigation, reading, review, scrutiny, study, survey II index analysis, discovery, examination (study) …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 perusal — c.1600, from PERUSE (Cf. peruse) + AL (Cf. al) (2) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 perusal — [pə ro͞o′zəl] n. the act or an instance of perusing …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 perusal — [[t]pəru͟ːz(ə)l[/t]] N UNCOUNT: also a N Perusal of something such as a letter, article, or document is the action of reading it. [FORMAL] Peter Cooke undertook to send each of us a sample contract for perusal... A perusal of the letters which we …

    English dictionary

  • 6 perusal — /peuh rooh zeuhl/, n. 1. a reading: a perusal of the current books. 2. the act of perusing; survey; scrutiny: A more careful perusal yields this conclusion. [1590 1600; PERUSE + AL2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 7 perusal — peruse ► VERB formal ▪ read or examine thoroughly or carefully. DERIVATIVES perusal noun peruser noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense use up, wear out : perhaps from PER (Cf. ↑per ) + USE(Cf. ↑use) …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 perusal — noun see peruse …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 9 perusal — noun the act of perusing; studying something carefully See Also: peruse …

    Wiktionary

  • 10 Perusal — Внимательное чтение (при корректуре) …

    Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • 11 perusal — Synonyms and related words: application, boning, brainwork, check, conning, contemplation, cram, cramming, drill, engrossment, examination, exercise, extensive study, grind, grinding, headwork, inspection, lucubration, mental labor, overhaul,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 12 perusal — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. scrutiny, inspection, research; see examination 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act of examining carefully: check, checkup, examination, inspection, scrutiny, study, view. Informal: going over. See INVESTIGATE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 perusal — pe·rus·al || pÉ™ ruːzl n. attentive reading, attentive study …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 14 perusal — n. Reading …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 15 perusal — n examination, inspection, survey, scrutiny, review, study, Inf. look through, Inf. run through; reading, scanning, conning …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 16 perusal — pe·rus·al …

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  • 17 perusal — See: peruse …

    English dictionary

  • 18 perusal — pe•rus•al [[t]pəˈru zəl[/t]] n. the act of perusing • Etymology: 1590–1600 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 19 perusal — /pəˈruzəl/ (say puh roohzuhl) noun 1. a reading. 2. the act of perusing; survey or scrutiny. {perus(e) + al2} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 20 perusal — noun reading carefully with intent to remember (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑perusing, ↑poring over, ↑studying • Derivationally related forms: ↑study (for: ↑studying), ↑ …

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