re·​vis·​it | \ (ˌ)rē-ˈvi-zət How to pronounce revisit (audio) \
revisited; revisiting; revisits

Definition of revisit

 (Entry 1 of 2)

transitive verb

: to visit again : return to revisit the old neighborhood also : to consider or take up again reluctant to revisit past disputes



Definition of revisit (Entry 2 of 2)

: a second or subsequent visit

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Examples of revisit in a Sentence

Verb He revisited his old house. The police revisited the crime scene. The police revisited the case of the unsolved murder. The book is worth revisiting.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Companies will have to revisit an array of policies and procedures to make identifying, recruiting, onboarding, and offboarding gig talent efficient. Hbs Working Knowledge, Forbes, 10 May 2021 This is the time to revisit rules on masking and distancing in low-risk outdoor settings like parks and sports venues. Scott Gottlieb, WSJ, 25 Apr. 2021 The Seattle Seahawks’ may have to revisit their decision to sign Aldon Smith, who is facing legal trouble once again. oregonlive, 19 Apr. 2021 But with that order now expanded to include restaurants, Supervisor Dianne Jacob said the board would have to revisit the matter. Greg Moran, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Dec. 2020 Many companies that operate solely within Europe would also have to revisit their business practices. Michael Birnbaum, Washington Post, 15 Dec. 2020 The tax board will have to revisit the reimbursement, according to court records. Karen Caffarini,, 10 Dec. 2020 Purvis said department officials will have to revisit this matter on an ongoing basis. Michael R. Wickline, Arkansas Online, 21 Nov. 2020 Indaba in its letter also requests that the committee revisit the determined fair stock value range for MDC’s shares and increase it to reflect recent improvement in the share prices of the ad industry’s large agency holding companies. Alexandra Bruell, WSJ, 27 May 2021 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The show will be a virtual revisit of his 2006-2007 live tribute to Garland, Rufus Does Judy at Carnegie Hall. Claire Shaffer, Rolling Stone, 27 May 2021 But in multiple beguiling ways, the 50th anniversary revisit of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young’s Déjà vu offers up a new twist. David Browne, Rolling Stone, 14 May 2021 Here's a revisit of Phoenix's back-to-back wins and look ahead to Thursday's game against Sacramento (22-32). Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 14 Apr. 2021 Here's a revisit of Phoenix's back-to-back games against the Timberwolves (10-32) and ahead to Sunday's showdown against the defending NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers (28-14) to end a five-game homestand at Phoenix Suns Arena. Duane Rankin, The Arizona Republic, 21 Mar. 2021 However, private companies with large constellations of microsatellites hope to vault the field into yet another realm, by radically increasing revisit frequencies. Julia Rosen, Science | AAAS, 25 Feb. 2021 Even without the excitement of an underground tsunami as a backdrop, the history of Devils Hole and its pupfish residents is worth a revisit. Peter Byrne, Scientific American, 27 Mar. 2012 Medical officials said in April that a recent revisit survey found the facility was in full compliance. Emily Shapiro, ABC News, 6 Mar. 2021 Silver said the league could still one day revisit updating the design, but reminded reporters that the NBA has renamed the All-Star game’s most valuable player honor after Bryant. Los Angeles Times, 6 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of revisit


15th century, in the meaning defined above


1623, in the meaning defined above

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12 Jun 2021

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“Revisit.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of revisit

: to go to (a place) again especially after a long period of time
: to think about or look at (something) again

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