Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun reader

8 senses of reader

Sense 1
reader -- (a person who enjoys reading)
       => scholar, scholarly person, bookman, student -- (a learned person (especially in the humanities); someone who by long study has gained mastery in one or more disciplines)

Sense 2
subscriber, reader -- (someone who contracts to receive and pay for a service or a certain number of issues of a publication)
       => customer, client -- (someone who pays for goods or services)

Sense 3
reader -- (a person who can read; a literate person)
       => literate, literate person -- (a person who can read and write)

Sense 4
reviewer, referee, reader -- (someone who reads manuscripts and judges their suitability for publication)
       => critic -- (anyone who expresses a reasoned judgment of something)

Sense 5
proofreader, reader -- (someone who reads proof in order to find errors and mark corrections)
       => printer, pressman -- (someone whose occupation is printing)

Sense 6
lector, reader -- (someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church)
       => clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth -- (a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church)
       => Holy Order, Order -- ((usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order")

Sense 7
lector, lecturer, reader -- (a public lecturer at certain universities)
       => educator, pedagogue, pedagog -- (someone who educates young people)

Sense 8
reader -- (one of a series of texts for students learning to read)
       => textbook, text, text edition, schoolbook, school text -- (a book prepared for use in schools or colleges; "his economics textbook is in its tenth edition"; "the professor wrote the text that he assigned students to buy")

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