Definition of take something as read in US English:

take something as read


  • Accept something without considering or discussing it; assume something.

    • ‘I took it as read that she, like everyone else round here, must be a true-blue Democrat.’
    presume, suppose, take it, take for granted, take as read, take it as given, presuppose, conjecture, surmise, conclude, come to the conclusion, deduce, infer, draw the inference, reckon, reason, guess, imagine, think, fancy, suspect, expect, accept, believe, be of the opinion, understand, be given to understand, gather, glean
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