Definition of Revision

1. Noun. The act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification). "It would require a drastic revision of his opinion"

Exact synonyms: Alteration
Specialized synonyms: Distraction, Misdirection, Modulation, Qualification, Reorganization, Metamorphosis, Transfiguration
Generic synonyms: Transformation, Translation
Derivative terms: Revise, Revise



2. Noun. The act of rewriting something.
Exact synonyms: Rescript, Revisal, Revise
Generic synonyms: Revising, Rewriting
Derivative terms: Revise, Revise, Revise

3. Noun. Something that has been written again. "The rewrite was much better"
Exact synonyms: Rescript, Rewrite
Generic synonyms: Piece Of Writing, Writing, Written Material
Derivative terms: Rewrite, Rewrite

Definition of Revision

1. n. The act of revising; reëxamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes.

Definition of Revision

1. Noun. The process of revising: ¹

2. Noun. A changed edition, or new version; a modification. ¹

3. Noun. A story corrected or expanded by a writer commissioned by the original author. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revision

1. a revised version [n -S]

Medical Definition of Revision

1. 1. The act of revising; reexamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes. 2. That which is made by revising. Synonym: Reexamination, revisal, revise, review. Origin: F. Revision, L. Revisio. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revision

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revision (current term)
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Literary usage of Revision

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1. The Geographical Journal by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain). (1908)
"18 NB, 19 KW, NB, 24 NB, 30 Nw Norfolk (First revision), 50 UE Pembrokeshire ... NB, sw, 30 Nw Yorkshire (First revision of 1891 Survey), 247 SE, 260 sw, ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1885)
"This proposition has been repeatedly upheld by the court since that time, and up to the date of the revision it was no longer an open question that in a ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Tariff revision in the United States. Edin. R. 22. My. '09. ... Treasury deficit and the tariff revision. F. Escher. Harp. W. 53: 30. Mr. 20, '09. ..."

4. The Contemporary Review (1870)
"It were surely high time for another revision—two hundred and fifty years had passed ... Since these words were written the cry for revision from the more ..."

5. The International Relations of the Chinese Empire by Hosea Ballou Morse (1918)
"British government postpones full revision . . . 214 11. Partial revision : convention signed Oct. 23, 1869 . . 215 12. Summary of provisions of convention ..."

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