4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Review \Re*view"\, verb (used without an object) To look back; to make a review.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Review \Re*view"\, noun [F. revue, fr. revu, p. p. of revoir to see again, L. revidere; pref. re- re- + videre to see. See {View}, and cf. {Revise}.]

1. A second or repeated view; a reexamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.

2. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works.

3. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique.

4. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.

5. An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc.

6. (Law) The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher.

7. A lesson studied or recited for a second time.

{Bill of review} (Equity), a bill, in the nature of proceedings in error, filed to procure an examination and alteration or reversal of a final decree which has been duly signed and enrolled. --Wharton.

{Commission of review} (Eng. Eccl. Law), a commission formerly granted by the crown to revise the sentence of the court of delegates.

Syn: Reexamination; resurvey; retrospect; survey; reconsideration; revisal; revise; revision.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Review \Re*view"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Review?d}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Reveiwing}.] [Pref. re- + view. Cf. {Review}, noun ]

1. To view or see again; to look back on. [R.] "I shall review Sicilia." --Shak.

2. To go over and examine critically or deliberately. Specifically: (a) To reconsider; to revise, as a manuscript before printing it, or a book for a new edition. (b) To go over with critical examination, in order to discover exellences or defects; hence, to write a critical notice of; as, to review a new novel. (c) To make a formal or official examination of the state of, as troops, and the like; as, to review a regiment. (d) (Law) To reexamine judically; as, a higher court may review the proceedings and judgments of a lower one.

3. To retrace; to go over again.

Shall I the long, laborious scene review? --Pope.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: a new appraisal or evaluation [syn: {reappraisal}, {revaluation}, {review}, {reassessment}]

2: an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play) [syn: {review}, {critique}, {critical review}, {review article}]

3: a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment [syn: {follow-up}, {followup}, {reexamination}, {review}]

4: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data [syn: {review}, {limited review}]

5: a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians [syn: {revue}, {review}]

6: a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

7: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion [syn: {recapitulation}, {recap}, {review}]

8: (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

9: practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory [syn: {review}, {brushup}]

10: a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator" [syn: {inspection}, {review}]


1: look at again; examine again; "let's review your situation" [syn: {review}, {reexamine}]

2: appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance" [syn: {review}, {critique}]

3: hold a review (of troops) [syn: {review}, {go over}, {survey}]

4: refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test" [syn: {review}, {brush up}, {refresh}]

5: look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride" [syn: {review}, {look back}, {retrospect}]

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