revise

verb
ADVERB
drastically, extensively, heavily, radically, substantially

The text has been radically revised.

completely, fully, thoroughly
slightly
constantly, continually

The procedures are continually revised—it is very difficult to keep up with the latest version.

periodically
newly, recently
downwards/downward, upwards/upward

Sales forecasts will have to be revised downwards/downward.

VERB + REVISE
be forced to, have to

The estimate for the building work had to be revised.

be necessary to
PREPOSITION
from, to

The figure has now been revised from $1 million to $2 million.

for (BrE)

Have you revised for the test tomorrow?

Revise is used with these nouns as the object: ↑book, ↑code, ↑curriculum, ↑document, ↑estimate, ↑expectation, ↑forecast, ↑idea, ↑law, ↑manuscript, ↑plan, ↑projection, ↑strategy, ↑syllabus, ↑view

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  • Revise — Re*vise , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Revised}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revising}.] [F. reviser, fr. L. revidere, revisum, to see again; pref. re re + videre, visum, to see. See {Review}, {View}.] 1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to re[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revise — re‧vise [rɪˈvaɪz] verb [transitive] 1. to change a plan or your figures for something because of new information: • He has already revised the plan to please shareholders. • It hasrevised downward its group sales forecast. • a revised estimate of …   Financial and business terms

  • revise — I verb alter, amend, bring up to date, change, correct, develop, doctor, edit, examine, exchange, improve, modify, overhaul, polish, recast, reconsider, reconstruct, rectify, redact, reexamine, remold, retractare, revamp, review, rework, rewrite …   Law dictionary

  • revise — [ri vīz′] vt. revised, revising [Fr reviser < L revisere < re , back + visere, to survey, freq. of videre, to see: see VISION] 1. to read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary [to revise a manuscript, a revised… …   English World dictionary

  • revisé — revisé, ée (re vi zé, zée) part. passé de reviser. Un compte revisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Revise — Re*vise , n. 1. A review; a revision. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revise — may refer to:* * Revised Statutes of the United States * Revised Penal Code of the Philippines * Revised New General Catalogue, an astronomy catalog * Revised Julian calendar * Revised Romanization of Korean * Revised Version and New Revised… …   Wikipedia

  • revise — (v.) 1560s, to look at again, from M.Fr. reviser, from L. revisere look at again, visit again, frequentative of revidere (pp. revisus), from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). Meanin …   Etymology dictionary

  • revise — 1 *correct, rectify, emend, remedy, redress, amend, reform Analogous words: *improve, better, ameliorate: *change, alter, modify 2 *edit, compile, redact, rewrite, adapt Analogous words: amend, emend, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • revise — [v] correct, edit alter, amend, bluepencil*, change, clean up, compare, cut, debug, develop, emend, go over, improve, launder, look over, modify, overhaul, perfect, polish, recalibrate, recast, reconsider, redo, redraft, redraw, reexamine, rehash …   New thesaurus

  • revise — ► VERB 1) examine and improve or amend (text). 2) reconsider and alter (an opinion or judgement). 3) Brit. reread work done previously in order to prepare for an examination. ► NOUN Printing ▪ a proof including corrections made in an earlier… …   English terms dictionary

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