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revise

[ ri-vahyz ]

verb (used with object)

, re·vised, re·vis·ing.
  1. to amend or alter:

    to revise one's opinion.

    Synonyms: correct, emend, change

  2. to alter something already written or printed, in order to make corrections, improve, or update:

    to revise a manuscript.

  3. British. to review (previously studied materials) in preparation for an examination.


noun

  1. an act of revising.
  2. a revised form of something; revision.
  3. Printing. a proof sheet taken after alterations have been made, for further examination or correction.

revise

/ rɪˈvaɪz /

verb

  1. tr to change, alter, or amend

    to revise one's opinion

  2. to reread (a subject or notes on it) so as to memorize it, esp in preparation for an examination
  3. tr to prepare a new version or edition of (a previously printed work)


noun

  1. the act, process, or result of revising; revision

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Derived Forms

  • reˈviser, noun
  • reˈvisal, noun
  • reˈvisable, adjective

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Other Words From

  • re·vis·a·ble re·vis·i·ble adjective
  • re·vis·a·bil·i·ty [ri-vahy-z, uh, -, bil, -i-tee], noun
  • re·vis·er re·vi·sor noun
  • pre·re·vise verb (used with object) prerevised prerevising

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Word History and Origins

Origin of revise1

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

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Word History and Origins

Origin of revise1

C16: from Latin revīsere to look back at, from re- + vīsere to inspect, from vidēre to see; see review , visit

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Example Sentences

Considering Beyonce was just named the most powerful celebrity in the world, Watters may want to revise his definition.

Obeidi explained that Gordon truly did revise the script in many—not all—places flagged by MPAC.

Pakistan needs to revisit, revise and improve its foreign relations to ask for support if needed.

To revise, as they do, the landay tradition, once the sole purview of man, is to risk death.

The Senate voted on Thursday to revise its rules governing filibusters.

A convention of delegates to revise the constitution of New York met at Albany.

But my limited experience of the Mahajan of Champaran has made me revise the accepted opinion about his 'blighting influence.'

He had great faith in the opinions of his little helper, and was always ready to revise his own judgment if hers contradicted it.

The results will surprise them, and they will quickly be forced to revise their methods of treating illness.

The London publishers of the Yankee were keenly anxious to revise the text for their English readers.

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