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Related to read up on: To read between the lines, in stride, give it a shot
Etymology: AS, raedan, to advise
(of a computer) to retrieve or transfer data from some storage location or medium, such as a disk.
Dick-Read,Grantley, English physician, 1890-1959.
Read method - psychoprophylactic method of prepared childbirth.