Revise definition

rĭ-vīz
(chiefly british) To study again (academic material, for example), as for a test; review.
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To reconsider and change or modify.

I have revised my opinion of him.

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(informal) An act or product of revising; a revision.
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To read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary.

To revise a manuscript, a revised edition of a book.

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(printing) A proof taken after corrections have been made, for looking over or correcting again.
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(chiefly british) To study something again; review.
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To change or amend.

To revise tax rates.

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To make revisions, as in a text.
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(printing) A proof made from an earlier proof on which corrections have been made.
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To revise is to reconsider or change something.

When you change your opinion on something, this is an example of a situation where you revise your opinion.

When you make changes to a short story you wrote, this is an example of a situation where you revise your story.

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To review, alter and amend, especially of written material.

This statute should be revised.

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(UK, Australia, New Zealand) To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.

I should be revising for my exam in a few days.

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(printing) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.
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A revising or a revised form of something; revision.
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To alter or edit (a text).
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
revise
Plural:
revises

Origin of revise

  • Latin revīsere to visit again, look at again re- re- vīsere frequentative of vidēre to see review

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French & French réviser or directly from Latin revisare, from re- + visare (“examine"), frequentative of videre (“see").

    From Wiktionary