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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)

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.

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."