Pronunciation:  US [ˈlɪt(ə)rəsi] UK ['lɪt(ə)rəsi]
  • n.Ability to read and write
  • WebLiteracy; literacy; ability to read and write

This page is created to explain what the meaning of literacy is. Here, you can find complete definitions of literacy in English and other 40 languages. First of all, you can listen to the pronunciations of literacy in American English and British English by clicking the audio icons. Next, we list the most popular web definitions of literacy. Though they may not be accurate, but represent the most up-to-date explanations in the Internet age. Furthermore, we list other words that have the same meanings as literacy. In addition to synonyms, major antonyms for literacy are also listed. For detailed word list, you can click tabs to switch between synonyms and antonyms. More importantly, you will see the tab of 'Definitions in English' where the dictionary provides the accurate meanings of literacy. Thirdly, we list other word forms of literacy: noun, adjective, verb, and adverb. Fourth, we are giving example sentences that contain literacy. These sentences show how you can use the English word of literacy in a real sentence. Fifth, to help you better understand the definitions of literacy, we also present three images to illustrate what literacy really means. Finally, we are listing English words that start with literacy, English words that contain literacy, and English words that end with literacy.
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