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Definition of "revise" []

  • To prepare a newly edited version of (a text). (verb-transitive)
  • To reconsider and change or modify: I have revised my opinion of him. See Synonyms at correct. (verb-transitive)
  • Printing A proof made from an earlier proof on which corrections have been made. (noun)
  • To change, alter, or amend (verb)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • To reread (a subject or notes on it) so as to memorize it, esp in preparation for an examination (verb)
  • To prepare a new version or edition of (a previously printed work) (verb)
  • The act, process, or result of revising; revision (noun)

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Use "revise" in a sentence
  • "This has happened to me, and often the revise is better than – at least as good as – the original."
  • "At the same time, his use of the word "revise" - rather than something more unequivocal - appeared to leave the door open for further bargaining on missile defense."
  • "Now, Terry has done a complete revise, which is not only up-to-the minute, but more complete than the original."