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re·vise

 (rĭ-vīz′)
v. re·vised, re·vis·ing, re·vis·es
v.tr.
1. To alter or edit (a text).
2. To reconsider and change or modify: I have revised my opinion of him. See Synonyms at correct.
3. Chiefly British To study again (academic material, for example), as for a test; review.
v.intr.
1. To make revisions, as in a text.
2. Chiefly British To study something again; review.
n. (rē′vīz′, rĭ-vīz′)
1. Informal An act or product of revising; a revision.
2. Printing A proof made from an earlier proof on which corrections have been made.

[Latin revīsere, to visit again, look at again : re-, re- + vīsere, frequentative of vidēre, to see; see review.]

re·vis′a·ble adj.
re·vis′er, re·vi′sor n.
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revise

(rɪˈvaɪz)
vb
1. (tr) to change, alter, or amend: to revise one's opinion.
2. (Education) Brit to reread (a subject or notes on it) so as to memorize it, esp in preparation for an examination
3. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) (tr) to prepare a new version or edition of (a previously printed work)
n
the act, process, or result of revising; revision
[C16: from Latin revīsere to look back at, from re- + vīsere to inspect, from vidēre to see; see review, visit]
reˈvisable adj
reˈvisal n
reˈviser n
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re•vise

(rɪˈvaɪz)

v. -vised, -vis•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to amend or alter: to revise an opinion.
2. to alter (something written or printed), in order to correct, improve, or update: to revise a manuscript.
n.
3. an act of revising.
4. a revised form of something.
5. a printing proof taken after alterations have been made.
[1560–70; < Late Latin revīsere, Latin: to look back at, revisit, frequentative of revidēre to see again; see review]
re•vis′a•ble, adj.
re•vis′al, n.
re•vis′er, re•vi′sor, n.
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revise


Past participle: revised
Gerund: revising

Imperative
revise
revise
Present
I revise
you revise
he/she/it revises
we revise
you revise
they revise
Preterite
I revised
you revised
he/she/it revised
we revised
you revised
they revised
Present Continuous
I am revising
you are revising
he/she/it is revising
we are revising
you are revising
they are revising
Present Perfect
I have revised
you have revised
he/she/it has revised
we have revised
you have revised
they have revised
Past Continuous
I was revising
you were revising
he/she/it was revising
we were revising
you were revising
they were revising
Past Perfect
I had revised
you had revised
he/she/it had revised
we had revised
you had revised
they had revised
Future
I will revise
you will revise
he/she/it will revise
we will revise
you will revise
they will revise
Future Perfect
I will have revised
you will have revised
he/she/it will have revised
we will have revised
you will have revised
they will have revised
Future Continuous
I will be revising
you will be revising
he/she/it will be revising
we will be revising
you will be revising
they will be revising
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revising
you have been revising
he/she/it has been revising
we have been revising
you have been revising
they have been revising
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revising
you will have been revising
he/she/it will have been revising
we will have been revising
you will have been revising
they will have been revising
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revising
you had been revising
he/she/it had been revising
we had been revising
you had been revising
they had been revising
Conditional
I would revise
you would revise
he/she/it would revise
we would revise
you would revise
they would revise
Past Conditional
I would have revised
you would have revised
he/she/it would have revised
we would have revised
you would have revised
they would have revised
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revise - the act of rewriting something
revising, rewriting - editing that involves writing something again
Verb1.revise - make revisions in; "revise a thesis"
rewrite - write differently; alter the writing of; "The student rewrote his thesis"
amend - make amendments to; "amend the document"
2.revise - revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving; "We must retool the town's economy"
reorganize, shake up, reorganise - organize anew; "We must reorganize the company if we don't want to go under"
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revise

verb
1. change, review, modify, reconsider, re-examine He soon came to revise his opinion.
2. edit, correct, alter, update, amend, rewrite, revamp, rework, redo, rebrand, emend Three editors handled revising the articles.
3. study, go over, run through, cram (informal), memorize, reread, swot up on (Brit. informal) I have to revise maths tonight.
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revise

verb
To prepare a new version of:
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Translations
يُراجِعُيُراجِع المَواديُراجِع، يُصَحِّحيُغَيِّر رأيَه
revidovatznovu projítzrevidovatpřepracovat
revidereforbedrekorrigererepetere
arviointimuuttaa
promijeniti
átdolgoz
endurskoîa, fara yfirlesa/rifja uppskipta um skoîun
修正する
수정하다
ruoštis
atkārtotizlabotpārstrādātuzlabot
revidovaťznova prezrieťzrevidovať
ponovitipopraviti
repetera
ทบทวน
gözden geçirmektekrar gözden geçirmekdeğiştirmek
sửa lại

revise

[rɪˈvaɪz]
A. VT
1. (= alter) [+ estimate, figures] → corregir; [+ offer] → reconsiderar; [+ schedule] → ajustar
to revise one's opinion of sbcambiar de opinión sobre algn
to revise sth upward(s)ajustar or revisar algo al alza
2. (= amend, update) [+ text, dictionary] → revisar; [+ proofs] → corregir
3. (Brit) (Scol) [+ subject, notes] → repasar
B. VI (Brit) (for exams) → repasar
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revise

[rɪˈvaɪz]
vt
[+ opinion, policy, plan, law, procedure] → réviser
I've revised my opinion → J'ai révisé mon opinion.
[+ price, amount, estimate] → réviser
[+ manuscript, article] → réviser
revised edition → édition revue et corrigée
(British) (= study) [+ subject, notes] → réviser
vi (British) (= study) → réviser
I haven't started revising yet → Je n'ai pas encore commencé à réviser.
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revise

vt
(= change) opinion, estimate, lawrevidieren; to revise the constitutiondie Verfassung überarbeiten
(= correct) proof, textrevidieren, überarbeiten
(Brit: = learn up) → wiederholen
vi (Brit) → (den Stoff) wiederholen
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revise

[rɪˈvaɪz]
1. vt
a. (look over, YYY, subject, notes) → ripassare
b. (alter, YYY, text) → emendare; (decision, opinion) → modificare
revised edition → edizione f riveduta e corretta
2. vi (for exams) → ripassare
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

revise

(rəˈvaiz) verb
1. to correct faults and make improvements in (a book etc). This dictionary has been completely revised.
2. to study one's previous work, notes etc in preparation for an examination etc. You'd better start revising (your Latin) for your exam.
3. to change (one's opinion etc).
revision (rəˈviʒən) noun
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revise

يُراجِعُ přepracovat revidere revidieren αναθεωρώ revisar muuttaa réviser promijeniti rivedere 修正する 수정하다 herzien revidere przeglądnąć rever, revisar пересматривать repetera ทบทวน gözden geçirmek sửa lại 修订
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revise

v. revisar, repasar, mirar con detenimiento.
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References in classic literature ?
The theory, neither of the British, nor the State constitutions, authorizes the revisal of a judicial sentence by a legislative act.
At his residence at Mount Vernon, in March, 1785, the first idea was started of a revisal of the Articles of Confederation, by the organization, of means differing from that of a compact between the State Legislatures and their own delegates in Congress.
This revisal or correction is a constant force, which, as a tendency, reaches through our lifetime.