verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
Origin of review
Synonyms for review
Examples from the Web for unreviewable
Contemporary Examples of unreviewable
The Constitution empowers the president, at his sole and unreviewable discretion, to pardon anyone for any federal crime.Will Bush Pardon Himself?
January 18, 2009
verb (mainly tr)
- a publication containing such articles
- (capital when part of a name)the Saturday Review
Word Origin for review
mid-15c., "an inspection of military forces," from Middle French reveue "a reviewing, review," noun use of fem. past participle of reveeir "to see again, go to see again," from Latin revidere, from re- "again" (see re-) + videre "to see" (see vision). Sense of "process of going over again" is from 1560s; that of "a view of the past, a retrospective survey" is from c.1600. Meaning "general examination or criticism of a recent work" is first attested 1640s.