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re·vise

revise

 
 
pronunciation:
rih vaIz
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: revises, revising, revised
definition 1: to change, alter, or modify.
We had to revise our plans because of the weather.
synonyms:
alter, change, modify
similar words:
amend, correct, doctor, edit, overhaul, rectify, revamp
definition 2: to improve or correct a new edition of (a book or text).
He wrote his speech some days ago, but he spent all last night revising it.The textbooks need to be revised in light of the new discoveries.
synonyms:
emend, emendate, redact, redraft, rework, rewrite
similar words:
blue-pencil, correct, edit, recast, redo, update
definition 3: (chiefly British) to review material previously learned or intended to be learned, esp. for an upcoming exam.
He can't come out with us; he's revising for his calculus exam tomorrow.
similar words:
review, study
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derivations: revisable (revisible) (adj.), revisability (n.), reviser (revisor) (n.)
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