Definition of Revise

1. Noun. The act of rewriting something.

Exact synonyms: Rescript, Revisal, Revision
Generic synonyms: Revising, Rewriting



2. Verb. Make revisions in. "Revise a thesis"
Generic synonyms: Rewrite
Specialized synonyms: Amend
Derivative terms: Revisal, Reviser, Revising, Revision, Revision

3. Verb. Revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving. "We must retool the town's economy"
Exact synonyms: Retool
Generic synonyms: Reorganise, Reorganize, Shake Up
Derivative terms: Revision

Definition of Revise

1. v. t. To look at again for the detection of errors; to reëxamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation.

2. n. A review; a revision.

Definition of Revise

1. Verb. (obsolete) To look at again, to reflect on. ¹

2. Verb. To review, alter and amend, especially of written material. ¹

3. Verb. (UK Australia New Zealand) To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination. ¹

4. Noun. A review or a revision. ¹

5. Noun. (printing) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revise

1. to make a new or improved version of [v -VISED, -VISING, -VISES]

Medical Definition of Revise

1. 1. A review; a revision. 2. A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revise

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revise (current term)
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revisionistically

Literary usage of Revise

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1. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"... Do but deface it—Poems to revise That Ken has writ—another Ken must rise. The dedication, where the case is shown Of a Greek saint, of old, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Red- dick, for plaintiffs in error: A court of equity has no jurisdiction to revise the decision of one of the executive departments of the government in а ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"In 1902 he was a member of the New York Civil Service Commission and also of the commission to revise the city charter in 1908. In 1903-06 he read law with ..."

4. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1890)
"How SHALL WE revise?*—These "papers"all relate directly or remotely to that exceedingly interesting question which is at present agitating the Presbyterian ..."

5. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1886)
"... as the ablest revenue officer in Bengal; and when it was determined in 1833 to revise the settlement of the land revenue of the northwestern provinces, ..."

6. Journal by New York (State). Legislature. Senate (1921)
"laws relating to the government of the city of Yonkers, and to revise and consolidate the local laws relating thereto,' in relation to justices of the peace ..."

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