revise

[ ri-vahyz ]SEE DEFINITION OF revise

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REVISE

In the face of this statement Mr. Hadley would do well to revise his figures.

You look in upon me in the evening, and we'll revise it together.

We revise this latter part, and we say "for they shall be gods."

He suggested that perhaps I might revise the parts in the light of the whole.

Paul began to revise his opinion as to the probable character of his associates.

He would have to revise his notes of the man, that was plain.

The other two papers I got to-day are given to revise, and are to be printed soon.

Here was expert opinion after a second revise, with help of water-marks!

But when the second growth begun to show up red she had to revise her forecast.

We are now required by candor and justice to revise such notions.

WORD ORIGIN

1560s, "to look at again," from Middle French reviser (13c.), from Latin revisere "look at again, visit again, look back on," frequentative of revidere (past participle revisus), from re- "again" (see re-) + videre "to see" (see vision). Meaning "to look over again with intent to improve or amend" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Revised; revising.

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