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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. examine or consider with attention and in detail;
- Example: "Please peruse this report at your leisure"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Peruse \Pe*ruse"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Perused; p. pr. & vb. n. Perusing.] [Pref. per- + use.] 1. To observe; to examine with care. [R.] [1913 Webster] Myself I then perused, and limb by limb Surveyed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To read through; to read carefully. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

peruse v 1: examine or consider with attention and in detail; "Please peruse this report at your leisure"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

59 Moby Thesaurus words for "peruse": autopsy, bone, browse, canvass, check, check out, check over, check up on, con, contemplate, dig, drill, elucubrate, examine, eye, give an examination, give the eye, give the once-over, go over, grind, hard look, inspect, leer, leer at, look at, look over, lucubrate, monitor, observe, ogle, ogle at, overhaul, overlook, pass over, pass under review, peer at, plunge into, pore, pore over, postmortem, practice, read, regard studiously, restudy, review, run over, scan, scrutinize, set an examination, size, size up, study, survey, swot, take a long, take stock of, take the measure, vet, wade through