Definitions for reviserɪˈvaɪz

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•viserɪˈvaɪz(v.; n.)-vised, -vis•ing

  1. (v.t.)to amend or alter:

    to revise an opinion.

  2. to alter (something written or printed), in order to correct, improve, or update:

    to revise a manuscript.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

  3. (n.)an act of revising.

  4. a revised form of something.

  5. a printing proof taken after alterations have been made.

    Category: Printing

Origin of revise:

1560–70; < LL revīsere, L: to look back at, revisit, freq. of revidēre to see again; see review



Princeton's WordNet

  1. revision, revisal, revise, rescript(verb)

    the act of rewriting something

  2. revise(verb)

    make revisions in

    "revise a thesis"

  3. retool, revise(verb)

    revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving

    "We must retool the town's economy"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. revise(verb)ɪˈvaɪz

    to change and improve sth

    I've totally revised the first two paragraphs.; plans to revise the system

  2. reviseɪˈvaɪz

    to study for an exam

    I was revising for my history exam.


  1. revise(Noun)

    A review or a revision.

  2. revise(Noun)

    A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.

  3. revise(Verb)

    To look at again, to reflect on

  4. revise(Verb)

    To review, alter and amend, especially of written material

    This statute should be revised.

  5. revise(Verb)

    To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination

    I should be revising for my exam in a few days.

  6. Origin: From & réviser or revisare, from re- + visare ‘examine’, frequentative of videre ‘see’.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revise(verb)

    to look at again for the detection of errors; to reexamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation

  2. Revise(verb)

    to compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been corrected in the type

  3. Revise(verb)

    to review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary

  4. Revise(noun)

    a review; a revision

  5. Revise(noun)

    a second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'revise' in Verbs Frequency: #1013

Translations for revise

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


to correct faults and make improvements in (a book etc)

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