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Definitions for revise
rɪˈvaɪzre·vise

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. revision, revisal, revise, rescriptverb

    the act of rewriting something

  2. reviseverb

    make revisions in

    "revise a thesis"

  3. retool, reviseverb

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

    "We must retool the town's economy"

Wiktionary

  1. revisenoun

    A review or a revision.

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

  2. revisenoun

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

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

  3. reviseverb

    To look at again, to reflect on

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

  4. reviseverb

    To review, alter and amend, especially of written material

    This statute should be revised.

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

  5. reviseverb

    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.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reviseverb

    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

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

  2. Reviseverb

    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

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

  3. Reviseverb

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

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

  4. Revisenoun

    a review; a revision

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

  5. Revisenoun

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

    Etymology: [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.]

Editors Contribution

  1. revise

    To review and change accurately and systematically.

    They did revise their wedding plans and decided on a farm wedding with a marquee.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 6, 2020  

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    The numerical value of revise in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revise in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of revise in a Sentence

  1. Sophia University:

    His prime motive to stay in power is his desire to revise the constitution, but once his popularity really starts to fall, that becomes very difficult to do.

  2. Jose Chlimper:

    We'll revise it according to its results.

  3. Jay Bolden:

    Until the global pharmacopoeias revise the test method to recognize rFC as on par with crab blood-based tests, we can't just make the change for medicines that are already on the market, when that happens, then we can change over that final 10 percent.

  4. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe:

    If people are given only two choices and turnout goes up, the LDP (and its junior partner) could be in trouble. They are not going to lose their majority but ... they are not going to get a two-thirds majority and revise the constitution.

  5. Byron Allen:

    This is a very bad day for our country, we will continue our fight by going to Congress and the presidential candidates to revise the statute to overcome this decision by the United States Supreme Court.

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