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READ BETWEEN THE LINES

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does read between the lines mean? 

READ BETWEEN THE LINES (verb)
  The verb READ BETWEEN THE LINES has 1 sense:

1. read what is implied but not expressed on the surface

  Familiarity information: READ BETWEEN THE LINES used as a verb is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


READ BETWEEN THE LINES (verb)


Sense 1read between the lines [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Read what is implied but not expressed on the surface

Classified under:

Verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting

Hypernyms (to "read between the lines" is one way to...):

construe; interpret; see (make sense of; assign a meaning to)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s
Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


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