What does revise mean?

Definitions for reviserɪˈvaɪz

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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"


  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

  6. Origin: [F. reviser, fr. L. revidere, revisum, to see again; pref. re- re- + videre, visum, to see. See Review, View.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revise

    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. revisĕrere-, back, visĕre, inten. of vidēre, to see.]

British National Corpus

  1. Verbs Frequency

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revise in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jose Chlimper:

    We'll revise it according to its results.

  2. Nancy Thayer:

    It's never too late, in fiction or in life, to revise.

  3. Nancy Thayer:

    It's never too late -- in fiction or in life -- to revise.

  4. Sanjay Saxena:

    From every incident, we take a lesson, we revise our protocols.

  5. Hajime Funada:

    If we want to have more flexibility, it is necessary to revise Article 9.

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