[ ri-vahyz ]
/ rɪˈvaɪz /
verb (used with object), re·vised, re·vis·ing.
to amend or alter: to revise one's opinion.
to alter something already written or printed, in order to make corrections, improve, or update: to revise a manuscript.
British. to review (previously studied materials) in preparation for an examination.
an act of revising.
a revised form of something; revision.
Printing. a proof sheet taken after alterations have been made, for further examination or correction.
Origin of revise
1560–70; < Latin revīsere to look back at, revisit, frequentative of revidēre to see again; see review
re·vis·a·ble, re·vis·i·ble, adjectivere·vis·a·bil·i·ty, nounre·vis·er, re·vi·sor, nounpre·re·vise, verb (used with object), pre·re·vised, pre·re·vis·ing.
un·re·vised, adjectivewell-re·vised, adjective
Can be confusedredact revise
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Examples from the Web for revisable
The terms of this tariff were to be revisable after the lapse of ten years.A Vindication of England's Policy with Regard to the Opium Trade|Charles Reginald Haines
British Dictionary definitions for revisable
/ (rɪˈvaɪz) /
(tr) to change, alter, or amendto revise one's opinion
British to reread (a subject or notes on it) so as to memorize it, esp in preparation for an examination
(tr) to prepare a new version or edition of (a previously printed work)
the act, process, or result of revising; revision
Derived Formsrevisable, adjectiverevisal, nounreviser, noun
Word Origin for revise
C16: from Latin revīsere to look back at, from re- + vīsere to inspect, from vidēre to see; see review, visit
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