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

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. revision

    A re-examination for correction. Where an officer, who orders a court-martial, does not approve their proceedings, he may, by the custom of war, return them to the court for revision, and no additional evidence can be taken on such revision.—Hough.

Editors Contribution

  1. revision

    The act and process of revising.

    The revision period was easy simple and efficient.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 6, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

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  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. Jakub Adamowicz:

    The Commission is considering all options in order to achieve the best possible outcome, both passengers and industry need certainty and that is what we hope to achieve with this revision of air passenger rights.

  2. Tom Porcelli:

    We think last week's print of just under 3.5 million is ripe for a dramatic upward revision, this week we look for another sizeable 4 million increase.

  3. Isaac Boltanksy:

    This revision is likely to make only modest changes to the rule that would benefit banks at the margin. It will not mark the wholesale return of bank proprietary trading. The fundamental framework remains.

  4. Michael Feroli:

    Unless there is a big upward revision to the disastrous December retail sales figure, the weak end-of-quarter consumption profile provides for very challenging arithmetic for first-quarter consumption growth.

  5. Sofyan Djalil:

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

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  • 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
  • sửa đổiVietnamese
  • יבעראַרבעטונגYiddish

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