revise

  • 1 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

  • 2 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

  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 revisé — revisé, ée (re vi zé, zée) part. passé de reviser. Un compte revisé …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 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

  • 10 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

  • 11 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

  • 12 revise — [[t]rɪva͟ɪz[/t]] revises, revising, revised 1) VERB If you revise the way you think about something, you adjust your thoughts, usually in order to make them better or more suited to how things are. [V n] With time he fairly soon came to revise… …

    English dictionary

  • 13 revise — 01. We ve had to [revise] our vacation plans because my sister s family has decided to join us. 02. I [revised] my opinion of our new boss after I saw him deal quite well with a personnel conflict in our office. 03. The company had to [revise]… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 14 revise */ — UK [rɪˈvaɪz] / US verb Word forms revise : present tense I/you/we/they revise he/she/it revises present participle revising past tense revised past participle revised 1) a) [transitive] to change your opinion or judgment of someone or something… …

    English dictionary

  • 15 revise — re|vise [rıˈvaız] v [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: réviser, from Latin revisere to look at again ] 1.) [T] to change something because of new information or ideas ▪ The college has revised its plans because of local objections. ▪ We have… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 revise — [c]/rəˈvaɪz / (say ruh vuyz) verb (revised, revising) –verb (t) 1. to amend or alter: to revise one s opinion. 2. to alter after one or more drafts or editions: to revise a manuscript; to revise a book. 3. to go over (a subject, book, etc.) again …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 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 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 18 revise — revisable, revisible, adj. revisability, n. reviser, revisor, n. /ri vuyz /, v., revised, revising, n. v.t. 1. to amend or alter: to revise one s opinion. 2. to alter something already written or printed, in order to make corrections, improve, or …

    Universalium

  • 19 revise — verb ADVERB ▪ drastically, extensively, heavily, radically, substantially ▪ The text has been radically revised. ▪ completely, fully …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 revise — re•vise [[t]rɪˈvaɪz[/t]] v. vised, vis•ing, n. 1) to amend or alter: to revise an opinion[/ex] 2) cvb to alter (something written or printed), in order to correct, improve, or update: to revise a manuscript[/ex] 3) an act of revising 4) a revised …

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