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Meaning of REVISE

Pronunciation:  ri'vIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the act of rewriting something
  2. [v]  make revisions in; "revise a thesis"
  3. [v]  revise or reorganize, esp. for the purpose of updating and improving; "We must retool the town's economy"

REVISE is a 6 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: rescript, retool, revisal, revision, revize, revize
 See Also: amend, reorganise, reorganize, revising, rewrite, rewriting, shake up



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \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},
    1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to
       re["e]xamine; to review; to look over with care for
       correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a
    2. (Print.) To compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the
       same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been
       corrected in the type.
    3. To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to
       revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.
    {The Revised Version of the Bible}, a version prepared in
       accordance with a resolution passed, in 1870, by both
       houses of the Convocation of the Province of Canterbury,
       England. Both English and American revisers were employed
       on the work. It was first published in a complete form in
       1885, and is a revised form of the Authorized Version. See
       {Authorized Version}, under {Authorized}.
  2. \Re*vise"\, n.
    1. A review; a revision. --Boyle.
    2. (Print.) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after
       the first or a subsequent correction.