Review
Review Re*view", n. [F. revue, fr. revu, p. p. of revoir to see again, L. revidere; pref. re- re- + videre to see. See {View}, and cf. {Revise}.] 1. A second or repeated view; a re["e]xamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life. [1913 Webster]

2. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works. [1913 Webster]

3. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique. [1913 Webster]

4. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc. [1913 Webster]

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. [1913 Webster]

6. (Law) The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher. [1913 Webster]

7. A lesson studied or recited for a second time. [1913 Webster]

{Bill of review} (Equity), a bill, in the nature of proceedings in error, filed to procure an examination and alteration or reversal of a final decree which has been duly signed and enrolled. --Wharton.

{Commission of review} (Eng. Eccl. Law), a commission formerly granted by the crown to revise the sentence of the court of delegates. [1913 Webster]

Syn: Re["e]xamination; resurvey; retrospect; survey; reconsideration; revisal; revise; revision. [1913 Webster]


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  • review — re·view 1 /ri vyü/ n: a judicial reexamination and reconsideration of the legality or constitutionality of something (as the proceedings of a lower tribunal or a legislative enactment or governmental action) see also judicial review review 2 vt:… …   Law dictionary

  • Review — Re*view , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Review?d}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reveiwing}.] [Pref. re + view. Cf. {Review}, n. ] 1. To view or see again; to look back on. [R.] I shall review Sicilia. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To go over and examine critically or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • review — [n1] examination, study analysis, another look*, audit, check, checkup, drill, file, fresh look*, inspection, march past*, onceover*, parade, procession, reassessment, recapitulation, reconsideration, reflection, report, rethink, retrospect,… …   New thesaurus

  • Review — steht für: Review paper, eine wissenschaftliche Veröffentlichung, die den Forschungsstand zu einem Thema darstellt, siehe Systematische Übersichtsarbeit Peer Review (Begutachtung durch Fachkollegen), ein Verfahren zur Qualitätssicherung beim… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • review — [ri vyo͞o′; ] for vt. 1 [, rē′vyo͞o′] n. [MFr reveue < revu, pp. of revoir < L revidere < re , again + videre, to see: see VISION] 1. a looking at or looking over again 2. a general survey, report, or account 3. a looking back on;… …   English World dictionary

  • review — review, revue A review is ‘a general survey or assessment of something’ and has many special applications, including a published criticism of a book, play, etc. A revue is a theatrical entertainment consisting of a series of short acts or… …   Modern English usage

  • Review — Re*view , v. i. To look back; to make a review. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • review — (n.) mid 15c., from M.Fr. reveue a reviewing, review, prop. fem. pp. of reveeir to see again, go to see again, from L. revidere, from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). The verb is recorded from 1570s. Meaning …   Etymology dictionary

  • Review — activity undertaken to determine the suitability, adequacy and effectiveness of the subject matter to achieve established objectives (p. 3.8.7 ISO 9000:2005). Источник …   Словарь-справочник терминов нормативно-технической документации

  • review — ► NOUN 1) a formal assessment of something with the intention of instituting change if necessary. 2) a critical appraisal of a book, play, or other work. 3) a retrospective survey or report. 4) a ceremonial display and formal inspection of… …   English terms dictionary

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