What does Revision mean?

Definitions for Revision
rɪˈvɪʒ ənRe·vi·sion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Revision.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revision, alteration(noun)

    the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

    "it would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

  2. revision, revisal, revise, rescript(noun)

    the act of rewriting something

  3. rewrite, revision, rescript(noun)

    something that has been written again

    "the rewrite was much better"


  1. revision(Noun)

    The act of revising.

  2. revision(Noun)

    A changed edition, or new version; a modification.

  3. revision(Noun)

    A story corrected or expanded by an author commissioned by the original writer.

    a revision story

  4. revision(Noun)

    The looking back over of one's (previously learnt or written) notes in preparation for a test or examination.

    All that last minute revision really paid off in the exam! I got top marks!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revision(noun)

    the act of revising; reexamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes

  2. Revision(noun)

    that which is made by revising

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Revision' in Nouns Frequency: #2458


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revision in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revision in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Revision in a Sentence

  1. Andy Levinson:

    Meldonium will be added in the 2016 revision.

  2. Sofyan Djalil:

    The new government had to start again with the revision of the state budget in February.

  3. Luigi Manconi:

    Relations should not be broken, but they should face a particularly significant revision.

  4. Thomas Simons:

    We got some pretty surprising GDP data, an upward revision, and not too many people had pegged that.

  5. Daniel Silver:

    The upward revision to services consumption also has favorable forward-looking implications for second quarter GDP growth.

Images & Illustrations of Revision

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Translations for Revision

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • مراجعةArabic
  • revizeCzech
  • Überarbeitung, Wiederholung, RevisionGerman
  • διασκευή, αναθεώρησηGreek
  • revisiónSpanish
  • tarkistus, tarkastusFinnish
  • révision, modificationFrench
  • sùil air ais, ath-sgrùdadhScottish Gaelic
  • revisioneItalian
  • 復習Japanese
  • 復習, 복습Korean
  • herzieningDutch
  • ревизия, пересмотр, переработка, пересмотренное и исправленное издание, повторение, исправлениеRussian
  • יבעראַרבעטונגYiddish

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