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revise

[ ri-vahyz ]
/ rɪˈvaɪz /
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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.
noun
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.
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Origin of revise

First recorded in 1560–70; from Latin revīsere “to look back at, revisit,” frequentative of revidēre “to see again”; see review

OTHER WORDS FROM revise

re·vis·a·ble, re·vis·i·ble, adjectivere·vis·a·bil·i·ty [ri-vahy-zuh-bil-i-tee], /rɪˌvaɪ zəˈbɪl ɪ ti/, nounre·vis·er, re·vi·sor, nounpre·re·vise, verb (used with object), pre·re·vised, pre·re·vis·ing.

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH revise

redact, revise
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British Dictionary definitions for revise

revise
/ (rɪˈvaɪz) /

verb
(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)
noun
the act, process, or result of revising; revision

Derived forms of revise

revisable, 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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