From Middle English bireaden, bereden, biræden, from Old English berǣdan (“to deprive, take by treachery, rob; betray; deliberate on, consult about, advise; get the better of”), equivalent to be- + rede. Cognate with Old Frisian birēda, Middle Low German berāden (“to deliberate, consider”).
berede (third-person singular simple present beredes, present participle bereding, simple past and past participle bereded)
- (transitive) To advise.
From Middle Low German berēden (“prepare”). Cognate with German bereiten.
- IPA(key): /bereːdə/, [beˌʁeːˀðə]
berede (imperative bered, infinitive at berede, present tense bereder, past tense beredte, past participle er/har beredt)