revise
I. noun Date: 1591 1. an act of revising ; revision 2. a printing proof that incorporates changes marked in a previous proof II. verb (revised; revising) Etymology: Middle French reviser, from Latin revisere to look at again, frequentative of revidēre to see again, from re- + vidēre to see — more at wit Date: 1596 transitive verb 1. a. to look over again in order to correct or improve <
revise a manuscript
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b. British to study again ; review 2. a. to make a new, amended, improved, or up-to-date version of <
revise a dictionary
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b. to provide with a new taxonomic arrangement <
revising the alpine ferns
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intransitive verb British review 1 Synonyms: see correctrevisable adjectivereviser or revisor noun

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  • Revise — Re*vise , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revising}.] [F. reviser, fr. L. revidere, revisum, to see again; pref. re re + videre, visum, to see. See {Review}, {View}.] 1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to re[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revise — re‧vise [rɪˈvaɪz] verb [transitive] 1. to change a plan or your figures for something because of new information: • He has already revised the plan to please shareholders. • It hasrevised downward its group sales forecast. • a revised estimate of …   Financial and business terms

  • revise — I verb alter, amend, bring up to date, change, correct, develop, doctor, edit, examine, exchange, improve, modify, overhaul, polish, recast, reconsider, reconstruct, rectify, redact, reexamine, remold, retractare, revamp, review, rework, rewrite …   Law dictionary

  • revise — [ri vīz′] vt. revised, revising [Fr reviser < L revisere < re , back + visere, to survey, freq. of videre, to see: see VISION] 1. to read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary [to revise a manuscript, a revised… …   English World dictionary

  • revisé — revisé, ée (re vi zé, zée) part. passé de reviser. Un compte revisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Revise — Re*vise , n. 1. A review; a revision. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revise — may refer to:* * Revised Statutes of the United States * Revised Penal Code of the Philippines * Revised New General Catalogue, an astronomy catalog * Revised Julian calendar * Revised Romanization of Korean * Revised Version and New Revised… …   Wikipedia

  • revise — (v.) 1560s, to look at again, from M.Fr. reviser, from L. revisere look at again, visit again, frequentative of revidere (pp. revisus), from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). Meanin …   Etymology dictionary

  • revise — 1 *correct, rectify, emend, remedy, redress, amend, reform Analogous words: *improve, better, ameliorate: *change, alter, modify 2 *edit, compile, redact, rewrite, adapt Analogous words: amend, emend, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • revise — [v] correct, edit alter, amend, bluepencil*, change, clean up, compare, cut, debug, develop, emend, go over, improve, launder, look over, modify, overhaul, perfect, polish, recalibrate, recast, reconsider, redo, redraft, redraw, reexamine, rehash …   New thesaurus

  • revise — ► VERB 1) examine and improve or amend (text). 2) reconsider and alter (an opinion or judgement). 3) Brit. reread work done previously in order to prepare for an examination. ► NOUN Printing ▪ a proof including corrections made in an earlier… …   English terms dictionary

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