Examples of revise
<that paper needs one more revise, and then I think it's ready to turn in>
First Known Use of revise
Rhymes with revise
abscise, advise, apprise, apprize, arise, assize, baptize, bite-size, breadthwise, capsize, chastise, clockwise, coastwise, cognize, comprise, crabwise, crack wise, crosswise, demise, despise, devise, disguise, disprize, door prize, downsize, earthrise, edgewise, emprise, endwise, excise, fanwise, franchise, full-size, grecize, high-rise, incise, king-size, leastwise, lengthwise, Levi's, life-size, likewise, low-rise, man-size, mid-rise, midsize, misprize, moonrise, nowise, outsize, piecewise, pint-size, premise, quantize, queen-size, remise, reprise, rightsize, slantwise, streetwise, stylize, suffice, sunrise, surmise, surprise, trim size, twin-size, unwise, uprise
Simple Definition of revise
: to make changes especially to correct or improve (something)
: to study (something) again
Full Definition of revise
1 a : to look over again in order to correct or improve <revise a manuscript> b British : to study again : review
2 a : to make a new, amended, improved, or up-to-date version of <revise a dictionary> b : to provide with a new taxonomic arrangement <revising the alpine ferns>
British : review 1
Examples of revise
We have to revise our plans because of the delays.
I would like to revise my estimate.
Origin of revise
Middle French reviser, from Latin revisere to look at again, frequentative of revidēre to see again, from re- + vidēre to see — more at wit
First Known Use: 1596
Synonym Discussion of revise
correct, accurate, exact, precise, nice, right mean conforming to fact, standard, or truth. correct usually implies freedom from fault or error <correct answers> <socially correct dress>. accurate implies fidelity to fact or truth attained by exercise of care <an accurate description>. exact stresses a very strict agreement with fact, standard, or truth <exact measurements>. precise adds to exact an emphasis on sharpness of definition or delimitation <precise calibration>. nice stresses great precision and delicacy of adjustment or discrimination <makes nice distinctions>. right is close to correct but has a stronger positive emphasis on conformity to fact or truth rather than mere absence of error or fault <the right thing to do>.
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