- 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
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Related Wordsimproved, adjusted, updated, amended, altered, fixed, edited, rewritten, redacted, redone, rectified
Examples from the Web for revised
Should capability delivery experience additional changes, this estimate will be revised appropriately.Pentagon Misfires in Stealth Jet Scandal
January 8, 2015
A revised version of the law goes into effect on January 1st, 2015.Propaganda, Protest, and Poisonous Vipers: The Cinema War in Korea
December 30, 2014
Editor's Note: This article has been revised to include the definition and text of Section 12.Prof: MIT Hospitalized Me For Ferguson Tweets
December 11, 2014
Later, a Nigerian publisher showed interest, and he revised his posts for book publication in Nigeria.Teju Cole’s Keen Eye Spares No One—Himself Included
July 9, 2014
He also knew that under the revised Honor Code (which faculty members also have to abide by) he could not be fired for it.Mormon U. Forces Gays to Be Celibate
May 13, 2014
Following is the revised edition of the Decalogue, calculated for this meridian.The Devil's Dictionary
It wasn't rubbish, Quinny, and the revised version is really good.Changing Winds
St. John G. Ervine
Now ready, price 25s., Second Edition, revised and corrected.
In 1902 a revised State constitution was submitted and only 15 per cent.
The revised constitution was voted down by a large majority.
- (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
Word Origin and History for revised
past participle adjective from revise. Revised Version of the Bible was done 1870-84; so called because it was a revision of the 1611 ("King James") translation, also known as the Authorized Version.
1560s, "to look at again," from Middle French reviser (13c.), from Latin revisere "look at again, visit again, look back on," frequentative of revidere (past participle revisus), from re- "again" (see re-) + videre "to see" (see vision). Meaning "to look over again with intent to improve or amend" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Revised; revising.