Definitions for perusepəˈruz
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word peruse
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
to read through with thoroughness or care:
to peruse a report.
to read in an often desultory way.
to survey or examine in detail.
Origin of peruse:
1525–35; earlier, to use up, go through; per - +use
examine or consider with attention and in detail
"Please peruse this report at your leisure"
An examination or perusal; an instance of perusing.
To examine or consider with care.
To read completely.
To look over casually; to skim.
To go from place to place; to wander.
Origin: From per-+use, from either (peruti, perusitare) or (peruser), originally leading two concurrent meanings, but only those derived from "to examine" survive today.
to observe; to examine with care
to read through; to read carefully
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