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review

re·view

review

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vyu
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an article in a newspaper or magazine that judges the worth of a recent book, film, play, or other work of art.
The movie got good reviews.
synonyms:
critique
definition 2: a looking back over past events, memories, or facts.
This textbook has a review at the end of every chapter.
similar words:
survey
definition 3: an official inspection.
The soldiers lined up for the review.
 
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: reviewed, reviewing, reviews
definition 1: to examine or look over again.
I reviewed my notes before the exam.
synonyms:
brush up on
similar words:
run down
definition 2: to give a report on the strengths and weaknesses of.
She reviews books for the newspaper.
synonyms:
critique
similar words:
analyze, criticize, evaluate
definition 3: to look back over; think back on.
The graduate reviewed his years in high school.
similar words:
remember
definition 4: to inspect in an official way.
The general reviewed the troops.
synonyms:
inspect
similar words:
examine, scrutinize, survey
derivation: reviewable (adj.)
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