: a formal military inspection
: a military ceremony honoring a person or an event
: a general survey (as of the events of a period)
: judicial reexamination (as of the proceedings of a lower tribunal by a higher)
: a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
: a magazine devoted chiefly to reviews and essays
: a retrospective view or survey (as of one's life)
: renewed study of material previously studied
: an exercise facilitating such study
reviewed; reviewing; reviews
also ˈrē-ˌvyü: to view or see again
: to examine or study again
especially : to reexamine judicially
: to look back on : take a retrospective view of
review the past
: to go over or examine critically or deliberately
reviewed the results of the study
: to give a critical evaluation of
review a novel
: to hold a review of
: to study material again : make a review
review for a test
Noun Changes to the building had to be made after the review by the safety inspectors. After hours of review, the committee made its decision. The medical records were sent to the doctor for review. I read the book reviews in the newspaper. The educational software was sent to teachers for review. Verb Scientists are reviewing the results of the study. I need time to review the situation. The ruling will be reviewed by the Supreme Court. The committee reviewed the applications. The television show will review last year's major events. She reviewed her notes for the speech. The television show will review last year's major events. The biography reviewed her accomplishments. Critics have not yet reviewed the movie. The book was reviewed in this magazine. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
NounSign up for Entertainment Weekly's free daily newsletter to get breaking TV news, exclusive first looks, recaps, reviews, interviews with your favorite stars, and more. —Lauren Huff, EW.com, 18 May 2023 Our original review noted that speeds like these are simply unmatched in many parts of the country, and that still holds true. —Brian Westover, PCMAG, 17 May 2023 Although the number of generic drugmakers has increased, a review by IQVIA, a health care analytics company, showed that the market has consolidated such that three buyers account for about 90 percent of generic drug purchases. —Christina Jewett, New York Times, 17 May 2023 The Primary Benefits of HIIT Workouts Blend Images/John Fedele//Getty Images ●Fat Loss One review looked at 13 different studies on 424 overweight and obese adults. —Mitch Calvert, Men's Health, 16 May 2023 The review came after problems with intravenous lines caused multiple executions to be canceled or delayed. —CBS News, 16 May 2023 Weekend Watch Weekly Plan your weekend with our picks for the best events, restaurant and movie reviews, TV shows and more. —Mike Klingaman, Baltimore Sun, 16 May 2023 Following its review, the European Commission dismissed the possibility that Microsoft would cut off its games from PlayStation, saying that excluding the most popular gaming console would put a big dent in its profits. —Kelvin Chan, Fortune, 15 May 2023 ChatGPT wrote much better reviews as me when my spouse did the asking. —Victoria Song, The Verge, 14 May 2023
VerbIn an exclusive investigation, The Post also reviewed scores of additional secret documents, most of which have not been made public. —Devlin Barrett, Washington Post, 18 May 2023 Iranian transport minister Mehrdad Bazrpash reportedly met with special envoy to the Russian president Igor Levitin in January to review not only the railway agreement but to discuss how to develop Iranian and Russian cooperation even further – suggesting future plans could also be in the works. —Caitlin Mcfall, Fox News, 17 May 2023 Books that receive complaints are reviewed by the county's District Materials Review Committee. —Douglas Soule, USA TODAY, 17 May 2023 According to an analysis by EWG, 99% of the chemicals that have entered commerce since 2000 were reviewed by the food and chemical industry. —Vanessa Arredondo, Los Angeles Times, 17 May 2023 Yew Dell Botanical Gardens' smallest occupants review some of the biggest requests that come through the 60-acre nonprofit in Oldham County. —Maggie Menderski, The Courier-Journal, 17 May 2023 At least one of Mejia’s siblings was allowed to review the footage before it was made public, Saldivar said. —The Arizona Republic, 16 May 2023 Some are fighting back Several businesses have since cut ties with Shi, who also reviews books and movies, and makes guest appearances at cultural events and on variety shows. —Nectar Gan, CNN, 15 May 2023 Editor: Robin Chan • Executive producers: Anjanette Delgado, Kirkland Crawford • Email: firstname.lastname@example.org On this episode: Mark and Evan review the mixed bag results of the series against the Seattle Mariners and Cleveland Guardians. —Kirkland Crawford, Detroit Free Press, 15 May 2023 See More
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