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re·view

 (rĭ-vyo͞o′)
v. re·viewed, re·view·ing, re·views
v.tr.
1. To look over, study, or examine again: reviewed last week's lesson.
2. To consider retrospectively; look back on: reviewed the day's events.
3. To examine with an eye to criticism or correction: reviewed the research findings.
4. To write or give a critical report on (a new work or performance, for example).
5. Law To evaluate (a decision made by or action taken by a lower court) to determine whether any error was made.
6. To subject to a formal inspection, especially a military inspection.
v.intr.
1. To go over or restudy material: reviewing for a final exam.
2. To write critical reviews, especially for a newspaper or magazine.
n.
1. A reexamination or reconsideration.
2. A retrospective view or survey.
3.
a. A restudying of subject matter.
b. An exercise for use in restudying material.
4.
a. A report or essay giving a critical estimate of a work or performance.
b. A periodical devoted to articles and essays on current affairs, literature, or art.
5.
a. An inspection or examination for the purpose of evaluation.
b. A formal military inspection.
c. A formal military ceremony held in honor of a person or occasion.
6. Law An evaluation conducted by a higher court of a decision made or action taken by a lower court to determine whether any error was made.
7. A musical show consisting of often satirical skits, songs, and dances; a revue.

[Probably from Middle English, inspection of military forces, from Old French revue, review, from feminine past participle of reveeir, to see again, from Latin revidēre : re-, re- + vidēre, to see; see weid- in Indo-European roots.]

re·view′a·ble adj.

review

(rɪˈvjuː)
vb (mainly tr)
1. to look at or examine again: to review a situation.
2. to look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc); remember: he reviewed his achievements with pride.
3. to inspect, esp formally or officially: the general reviewed his troops.
4. to read through or go over in order to correct
5. (Law) law to re-examine (a decision) judicially
6. (Journalism & Publishing) to write a critical assessment of (a book, film, play, concert, etc), esp as a profession
n
7. Also called: reviewal the act or an instance of reviewing
8. a general survey or report: a review of the political situation.
9. (Journalism & Publishing) a critical assessment of a book, film, play, concert, etc, esp one printed in a newspaper or periodical
10. (Journalism & Publishing)
a. a publication containing such articles
b. (capital when part of a name): the Saturday Review.
11. a second consideration; re-examination
12. a retrospective survey
13. a formal or official inspection
14. (Education) US and Canadian the process of rereading a subject or notes on it, esp in preparation for an examination. Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): revision
15. (Law) law judicial re-examination of a case, esp by a superior court
16. (Theatre) a less common spelling of revue
[C16: from French, from revoir to see again, from Latin re- re- + vidēre to see]
reˈviewable adj
reˈviewer n

re•view

(rɪˈvyu)

n.
1. a critical article or report, as of a book, play, or software; critique.
2. the process of studying a subject again, esp. to fix it in memory.
3. an exercise designed for study of this kind.
4. a general survey, esp. in words; report or account.
5. an inspection or examination, esp. a formal inspection of a military or naval force, parade, etc.
6. a periodical containing articles on current affairs, books, art, etc.: a literary review.
7. a judicial reexamination, as by a higher court, of the decision or proceedings in a case.
8. a second or repeated view of something.
9. a viewing of the past; consideration of past events, circumstances, or facts.
10. revue.
v.t.
11. to go over (lessons, studies, work, etc.) in review.
12. to view or look over again.
13. to inspect, esp. formally or officially: to review the troops.
14. to survey mentally; examine: to review the situation.
15. to discuss (a book, play, etc.) in a critical review.
16. to look back upon; view retrospectively.
17. to present a survey of in speech or writing.
18. to reexamine judicially: to review a case.
v.i.
19. to go over or restudy material, as in preparation for a test.
20. to review books, movies, etc., as for a newspaper or magazine.
[1555–65; < Middle French revue, n. use of feminine past participle of revoir to see again « Latin revidēre=re- re- + vidēre to see; compare view]

Review

 a formal inspection of military men or naval forces, 1585; hence, the men who are reviewed, collectivelyWilkes.
Examples: review of cavalry, 1683; of the Fleet; of ships; a naval review, 1878.

review


Past participle: reviewed
Gerund: reviewing

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Present Continuous
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Future Continuous
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.review - a new appraisal or evaluationreview - a new appraisal or evaluation  
appraisal, assessment - the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth
stocktaking, stock-taking - reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook
2.review - an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
literary criticism, criticism - a written evaluation of a work of literature
book review - a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)
notice - a short critical review; "the play received good notices"
rave - an extravagantly enthusiastic review; "he gave it a rave"
3.review - a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
4.review - (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data
accounting - a system that provides quantitative information about finances
accounting system, method of accounting, accounting - a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts
analytical review - an auditing procedure based on ratios among accounts and tries to identify significant changes
5.review - a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
follies - a revue with elaborate costuming
variety show, variety - a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances
6.review - a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art
periodical - a publication that appears at fixed intervals
literary review - a review devoted to literary criticism
7.review - a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
capitulation - a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic
epanodos - recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order)
8.review - (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings - (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked
bill of review - a proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it
judicial review - review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
9.review - practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
practice session, practice, drill, exercise, recitation - systematic training by multiple repetitions; "practice makes perfect"
rub up - a review that refreshes your memory; "I need a rub up on my Latin"
10.review - a formal or official examinationreview - a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
checkout, check-out procedure, check - the act of inspecting or verifying; "they made a check of their equipment"; "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"
examination, scrutiny - the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)
Verb1.review - look at again; examine again; "let's review your situation"
analyse, analyze, examine, study, canvass, canvas - consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning; "analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare"; "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial"; "analyze your real motives"
2.review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
pass judgment, evaluate, judge - form a critical opinion of; "I cannot judge some works of modern art"; "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"
peer review, referee - evaluate professionally a colleague's work
3.review - hold a review (of troops)
inspect - look over carefully; "Please inspect your father's will carefully"
4.review - refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"
recall, recollect, remember, call back, call up, retrieve, think - recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection; "I can't remember saying any such thing"; "I can't think what her last name was"; "can you remember her phone number?"; "Do you remember that he once loved you?"; "call up memories"
5.review - look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"
think back, remember - recapture the past; indulge in memories; "he remembered how he used to pick flowers"

review

noun
1. re-examination, revision, rethink, retrospect, another look, reassessment, fresh look, second look, reconsideration, re-evaluation, recapitulation She has announced a review of adoption laws.
2. survey, report, study, analysis, examination, scrutiny, perusal a review on the training and education of over-16s
3. critique, commentary, evaluation, critical assessment, study, notice, criticism, judgment We've never had a good review in the press.
4. inspection, display, parade, procession, march past an early morning review of the troops
5. magazine, journal, periodical, zine (informal) He was recruited to write for the Edinburgh Review.
verb
1. reconsider, revise, rethink, run over, reassess, re-examine, re-evaluate, think over, take another look at, recapitulate, look at again, go over again The next day we reviewed the previous day's work.
2. assess, write a critique of, study, judge, discuss, weigh, evaluate, criticize, read through, give your opinion of I see that no papers have reviewed my book.
3. inspect, check, survey, examine, vet, check out (informal), scrutinize, give (something or someone) the once-over (informal) He reviewed the troops.
4. look back on, remember, recall, reflect on, summon up, recollect, call to mind Review all the information you need.

review

verb
1. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of:
Informal: recap.
2. To consider again, especially with the possibility of change:
3. To write a critical report on:
noun
1. A close or systematic study:
2. Evaluative and critical discourse:
3. A formal military inspection:
Translations
إسْتِعْراضاِسْتِعْراضمُراجَعَه، إسْتِعْراضيُراجِع، يَسْتَعْرِضيُراجِع، يَعودُ على
přehlídkapřezkoumánírecenzerecenzovatrevue
anmeldeanmeldelsegennemgågennemganginspicering
arvostelu
prikaz
áttekintfelülvizsgálatfolyóiratismertetismertetés
endurskoîagagnrÿni, umsögnliîskönnun
批評
비평 기사
apžvalgapermesti akimisperžiūraperžvalgarecenzentas
analizētapskatītapskatsatkārtošanaatkārtot
recenziarecenzovaťvykonať prehliadkuzopakovanie
ocenaocenitiponovitipregledpregledati
granskningrevy
การทบทวน
bài nhận xét

review

[rɪˈvjuː]
A. N
1. (= survey, taking stock) → examen m, análisis m inv; [of research etc] → evaluación f
the annual review of expenditureel examen anual de los gastos
salaries are under reviewlos sueldos están sujetos a revisión
we shall keep your case under reviewvolveremos a considerar su caso
2. (Mil) [of troops] → revista f
the Spithead Reviewla revista naval de Spithead
the general passed the troops in reviewel general pasó revista a las tropas
the troops passed in review before the generallas tropas desfilaron en revista ante el general
3. (Jur) (= revision) → revisión f
when the case comes up for reviewcuando el asunto se someta a revisión
the sentence is subject to review in the high courtla sentencia puede volver a ser vista en el tribunal supremo
4. (= critique) → crítica f, reseña f
the play got good reviewsla obra fue bien recibida por los críticos
5. (= journal) → revista f
6. (Theat) → revista f
B. VT
1. (= take stock of) → examinar, analizar; [+ research etc] → evaluar
we will review the position in a monthvolveremos a estudiar la situación dentro de un mes
we shall have to review our policytendremos que reconsiderar nuestra política
2. (Mil) [+ troops] → pasar revista a
3. (Jur) (= reconsider) [+ case] → revisar
4. (= write review of) → reseñar, hacer una crítica de
5. (US) (Scol) → repasar
C. CPD review copy Nejemplar m para reseñar

review

[rɪˈvjuː]
n
[situation, policy, case, contract, salary, system] → révision f
to be under review → être en passe d'être révisé(e)
to come under review → être révisé(e)
[book, film, play] → critique f
The book had good reviews → Ce livre a eu de bonnes critiques.
(MILITARY)revue f
(= magazine) → revue f
(US) (for exam)révision f
vt
(= reconsider) [+ system, situation, policy, contract, case, pensions, salary] → réviser f
(= look back on) [+ past events, year] → passer en revue
[+ film, book, play] → faire la critique de
(MILITARY) [+ troops] → passer en revue
(US) (for exam) [+ notes, subject] → réviserreview board ncommission f de révision

review

n
(= look back)Rückblick m, → Rückschau f (→ of auf +acc); (= report)Überblick m (→ of über +acc); I shall keep your case under reviewich werde Ihren Fall im Auge behalten
(= re-examination)nochmalige Prüfung; to do a review of somethingetw überprüfen; the agreement comes up for review or comes under review next yeardas Abkommen wird nächstes Jahr nochmals geprüft; his salary is due for review in Januaryim Januar wird sein Gehalt neu festgesetzt; there will be a review of the situation in 3 months’ timein 3 Monaten wird die Lage noch einmal überprüft
(Mil: = inspection) → Inspektion f; to hold a revieweine Inspektion vornehmen
(of book, film, play etc)Kritik f, → Besprechung f, → Rezension f
(= magazine)Zeitschrift f
vt
(= look back at) one’s life, the past etczurückblicken auf (+acc), → überdenken
(= re-examine) situation, caseerneut (über)prüfen
(Mil) troopsinspizieren, mustern
book, play, filmbesprechen, rezensieren
(US, before exam) → wiederholen

review

[rɪˈvjuː]
1. n
a. (survey, taking stock) → revisione f (Mil) (of troops) → rivista; (critique) → critica, recensione f
to come under review → essere preso/a in esame
the play got good reviews → lo spettacolo ha ricevuto critiche favorevoli
b. (journal) → rivista, periodico
2. vt (take stock of) → fare una revisione di; (situation) → fare il punto di (Mil) (troops) → passare in rivista; (book, play, film) → fare la recensione di

review

(rəˈvjuː) noun
1. a written report on a book, play etc giving the writer's opinion of it.
2. an inspection of troops etc.
3. (American) revision; studying or going over one's notes. I have just enough time for a quick review of my speech; I made a quick review of my notes before the test.
verb
1. to make or have a review of. The book was reviewed in yesterday's paper; The Queen reviewed the troops.
2. to reconsider. We'll review the situation at the end of the month.
3. (American) to revise; to go over one's notes, lessons etc in preparation for an examination. I have to review (my notes) for the test tomorrow.
reˈviewer noun
a person who reviews books etc. Who was the reviewer of the biography of Churchill?

review

اِسْتِعْراض přezkoumání undersøgelse Rezension ανασκόπηση reseña arvostelu examen prikaz recensione 批評 비평 기사 beoordeling gjennomgang przegląd revisão обзор granskning การทบทวน eleştiri bài nhận xét 回顾

re·view

n. revisión, análisis, repaso;
admission ___revisión de ingresos;
case ______ del caso;
___ of systems___ de sistemas; [literary] reseña;
v. repasar, volver a ver.
References in classic literature ?
All serene on the Rappahannock, troops in fine condition, commisary department well conducted, the Home Guard under Colonel Teddy always on duty, Commander in Chief General Laurence reviews the army daily, Quartermaster Mullet keeps order in camp, and Major Lion does picket duty at night.
Then Tamoszius Kuszleika, after replenishing himself with a pot of beer, returns to his platform, and, standing up, reviews the scene; he taps authoritatively upon the side of his violin, then tucks it carefully under his chin, then waves his bow in an elaborate flourish, and finally smites the sounding strings and closes his eyes, and floats away in spirit upon the wings of a dreamy waltz.
The man who reviews his own life, as I do mine, in going on here, from page to page, had need to have been a good man indeed, if he would be spared the sharp consciousness of many talents neglected, many opportunities wasted, many erratic and perverted feelings constantly at war within his breast, and defeating him.
He had published a tragedy entitled, "The Patriot Martyrs," with an etched frontispiece by Sir Charles, and an edition of it had been speedily disposed of in presentations to the friends of the artist and poet, and to the reviews and newspapers.
Every day he seemed to become more interested in biology, and his name appeared once or twice in some of the scientific reviews in connection with certain curious experiments.
And the last, in every case to make enumerations so complete, and reviews so general, that I might be assured that nothing was omitted.
That would be a pity; for I cannot pretend that Seth and Dinah were anything else than Methodists--not indeed of that modern type which reads quarterly reviews and attends in chapels with pillared porticoes, but of a very old-fashioned kind.
The American press discussed his life and work in numerous and lengthy reviews.
On this rencontre they all returned to the house together, there to lounge away the time as they could with sofas, and chit-chat, and Quarterly Reviews, till the return of the others, and the arrival of dinner.
He supposed that the general wished to make, incognito, one of those reviews of vigilance which every experienced captain never fails to make on the eve of a decisive engagement: he explained to himself the presence of Athos in this case as an inferior explains all that is mysterious on the part of his leader.
That the extent of a poetical work is, ceteris paribus, the measure of its merit, seems undoubtedly, when we thus state it, a proposition sufficiently absurd -- yet we are indebted for it to the Quarterly Reviews.
He bought every new volume of poetry which was praised in the press, and learned the reviews by heart.