Definition of Review

1. Noun. A new appraisal or evaluation.

Exact synonyms: Reappraisal, Reassessment, Revaluation
Generic synonyms: Appraisal, Assessment
Specialized synonyms: Stock-taking, Stocktaking
Derivative terms: Reappraise, Reassess, Revalue, Revalue

2. Verb. Look at again; examine again. "Let's review your situation"
Exact synonyms: Reexamine
Generic synonyms: Analyse, Analyze, Canvas, Canvass, Examine, Study
Derivative terms: Reexamination, Reviewer

3. Noun. An essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play).
Exact synonyms: Critical Review, Critique, Review Article
Generic synonyms: Criticism, Literary Criticism
Specialized synonyms: Book Review, Notice, Rave
Derivative terms: Critique

4. Verb. Appraise critically. "Sam and Sue review the movie "; "Please critique this performance"
Exact synonyms: Critique
Generic synonyms: Evaluate, Judge, Pass Judgment
Specialized synonyms: Peer Review, Referee
Derivative terms: Critique, Critique, Reviewer

5. Noun. A subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment.
Exact synonyms: Follow-up, Followup, Reexamination
Generic synonyms: Examination, Scrutiny
Derivative terms: Follow Up, Follow Up, Follow Up, Follow Up, Reexamine

6. Verb. Hold a review (of troops).
Exact synonyms: Go Over, Survey
Generic synonyms: Inspect
Derivative terms: Survey

7. Noun. (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data.
Exact synonyms: Limited Review
Category relationships: Accounting
Generic synonyms: Accounting, Accounting System, Method Of Accounting
Specialized synonyms: Analytical Review

8. Verb. Refresh one's memory. "I reviewed the material before the test"
Exact synonyms: Brush Up, Refresh
Generic synonyms: Call Back, Call Up, Recall, Recollect, Remember, Retrieve, Think
Derivative terms: Brushup, Refresher

9. Noun. A variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians.
Exact synonyms: Revue
Specialized synonyms: Follies
Generic synonyms: Variety, Variety Show

10. Verb. Look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember. "She reviewed her achievements with pride"
Exact synonyms: Look Back, Retrospect
Generic synonyms: Remember, Think Back
Derivative terms: Retrospect, Retrospection, Retrospection, Retrospective

11. Noun. A periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art.
Generic synonyms: Periodical
Specialized synonyms: Literary Review

12. Noun. A summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion.
Exact synonyms: Recap, Recapitulation
Generic synonyms: Capitulation
Specialized synonyms: Epanodos
Derivative terms: Recap, Recapitulate

13. Noun. (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court).
Generic synonyms: Legal Proceeding, Proceeding, Proceedings
Specialized synonyms: Bill Of Review, Judicial Review
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law

14. Noun. Practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory.
Exact synonyms: Brushup
Generic synonyms: Drill, Exercise, Practice, Practice Session, Recitation
Specialized synonyms: Rub Up
Derivative terms: Brush Up

15. Noun. A formal or official examination. "We had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
Exact synonyms: Inspection
Specialized synonyms: Check, Check-out Procedure, Checkout
Generic synonyms: Examination, Scrutiny
Derivative terms: Inspect

Definition of Review

1. v. t. To view or see again; to look back on.

2. v. i. To look back; to make a review.

3. n. A second or repeated view; a reëxamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.

Definition of Review

1. Noun. A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact. ¹

2. Noun. An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work. ¹

3. Noun. (legal) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event. ¹

4. Noun. A stage show made up of sketches etc. ¹

5. Noun. A survey of the available items or material. ¹

6. Noun. A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field. ¹

7. Noun. A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs. ¹

8. Noun. A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code. ¹

9. Verb. To survey; to look broadly over. ¹

10. Verb. To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review. ¹

11. Verb. (obsolete) To see again. ¹

12. Verb. (obsolete) To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise. ¹

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Definition of Review

1. view [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: view

Medical Definition of Review

1. 1. A second or repeated view; a reexamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life. 2. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works. 3. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique. 4. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc. 5. An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc. 6. The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher. 7. A lesson studied or recited for a second time. Bill of review, a commission formerly granted by the crown to revise the sentence of the court of delegates. Synonym: Reexamination, resurvey, retrospect, survey, reconsideration, revisal, revise, revision. Origin: F. Revue, fr. Revu, p. P. Of revoir to see again, L. Revidere; pref. Re- re- + videre to see. See View, and cf. Revise. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Review

review (current term)
review article
review copy
review literature
review of reported cases

Literary usage of Review

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent, John Erskine, Stuart Pratt Sherman, Carl Van Doren (1918)
"(44) South-Sea Expedition (review of a Congressional Report on the subject). ... (73) The Christian Keepsake and Missionary Annual for 1840 (review). ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1917)
"'Consolidated with the House Beautiful 'Formerly Engineering Magazine No Am—North American review. $4 171 Madison Ave., New York. Outing—Outing. $3. ..."

3. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"1803-08) ; {he Anthology and Boston review (1803-11), the forerunner of the North American review; the Monthly Register of Charleston (1805) was the first ..."

4. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1916)
"grants in America review, which devotes itself to the subject of Americanization. ... Among the magazines in this field, the International Socialist review ..."

5. Scienceby American Association for the Advancement of Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"Retinal tapetum lucidum: a novel reflecting system in the eye of teleosts, 478 Asch, SE: book review of Visual thinking, 361 Aspects of palynology, ..."

6. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1918)
"Cambridge Monthly review, i July, 1832. History of the Italian Language and ... North American review, Oct., 1833. review of Poems and Prose Writings by ..."

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