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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revising - editing that involves writing something again
editing, redaction - putting something (as a literary work or a legislative bill) into acceptable form
revisal, revise, revision, rescript - the act of rewriting something
recasting, rephrasing, rewording - changing a particular word or phrase
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Alexey Alexandrovitch, with a following of those who saw the danger of so revolutionary an attitude to official documents, persisted in upholding the statements obtained by the revising commission.
The revising of these pages has been to me a melancholy task.
Six days had already passed out of the ten he had asked from Mordaunt; he was therefore occupied in revising his reply to Cromwell, when some one knocked gently at the door of communication with the queen's apartments.
Let us further suppose that their country should concur, both in this favorable opinion of their merits, and in their unfavorable opinion of the convention; and should accordingly proceed to form them into a second convention, with full powers, and for the express purpose of revising and remoulding the work of the first.