revision, revisal, revise, rescript(verb)
the act of rewriting something
make revisions in
"revise a thesis"
revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving
"We must retool the town's economy"
A review or a revision.
A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.
To look at again, to reflect on
To review, alter and amend, especially of written material
This statute should be revised.
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.
Origin: From & réviser or revisare, from re- + visare ‘examine’, frequentative of videre ‘see’.
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
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
to review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary
a review; a revision
a second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction
Origin: [F. reviser, fr. L. revidere, revisum, to see again; pref. re- re- + videre, visum, to see. See Review, View.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-vīz′, v.t. to review and amend: to examine with a view to correction.—n. review: a second proof-sheet.—ns. Revī′sal, Revi′sion, review: re-examination; Revīsed′-ver′sion, a fresh English translation of the Bible, issued, the New Testament in 1881, the Old in 1885; Revī′ser, -or (print.), one who examines proofs; Revī′sing-barr′ister, a barrister appointed annually by the English judges to revise the list of voters for members of parliament, the revision generally taking place between August and October of each year.—adjs. Revi′sional, Revi′sionary, pertaining to revision.—n. Revi′sionist.—adj. Revī′sory. [Fr. reviser—L. revisĕre—re-, back, visĕre, inten. of vidēre, to see.]
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'revise' in Verbs Frequency: #1013
The numerical value of revise in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of revise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
It's never too late, in fiction or in life, to revise.
It's never too late -- in fiction or in life -- to revise.
If we want to have more flexibility, it is necessary to revise Article 9.
During that period if possible, we want to revise the constitution including Article 9.
Until now, we have been getting reports from automakers but since this is a major issue with great impact I would like to consider whether we need to revise the vehicle law or not.
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Translations for revise
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- revidere, repetereDanish
- revidieren, wiederholenGerman
- revisar, repasarSpanish
- تجدید نظر کردنPersian
- kertailla, muuttaa, uudelleen, arviointi, kerrata, tarkistaa, arvioida, korjataFinnish
- revoir, réviserFrench
- ath-sgrùdScottish Gaelic
- átismétel, felülvizsgál, felülbírálHungarian
- 改正, 改める, 修正, 復習Japanese
- refletir, revisarPortuguese
- повтори́ть, пересмотре́ть, переде́лывать, переде́лать, повторя́ть, пересма́триватьRussian
- ôn, ôn tậpVietnamese
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