revisit

verb
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

revisit

noun

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 Police were called but no charges were filed and the woman went home, vowing not to revisit that Trader Joe's location. CBS News, "Trader Joe's maskless shopper from viral video tirade speaks out," 29 June 2020 Proponents of the law saw the case as an opportunity to have the court revisit Roe. Cassidy Morrison, Washington Examiner, "Supreme Court strikes down Louisiana abortion restrictions, with Roberts joining liberals," 29 June 2020 That summer, company leaders held a meeting to revisit its newsworthiness exception, which until then had been determined on a case-by-case basis, with the most controversial calls made by Zuckerberg. Elizabeth Dwoskin, Washington Post, "Zuckerberg once wanted to sanction Trump. Then Facebook wrote rules that accommodated him.," 28 June 2020 The demonstrations prompted demands in several states for officials to revisit cases of police use of force, as well as new legislation to end the use of neck restraints. Sharif Paget And Hollie Silverman, CNN, "An ex-officer is charged with battery and official misconduct after video shows him Tasing a woman with his knee on her neck," 26 June 2020 The response prompted the county to revisit the directive. Zach Urness, USA TODAY, "Oregon county drops mask exemption for people of color after 'racist commentary'," 25 June 2020 An extraordinary coalition of organizations on the left, right, and middle — one federal judge called it ‘‘perhaps the most diverse amici ever assembled’’ — has called on the court to revisit the issue. Robert Barnes, BostonGlobe.com, "Supreme Court refuses to reconsider immunity that shields police accused of brutality," 15 June 2020 Hutchinson said that now wasn’t the right time for a special session and that lawmakers can revisit the issue next year. USA TODAY, "Spiking numbers, opening venues, guarding beaches: News from around our 50 states," 18 June 2020 The spokesperson for French President Emmanuel Macron wrote an — presumably with Macron’s knowledge and approval — saying her country should revisit its refusal to collect statistics on race. Michael Birnbaum, Washington Post, "Europe said U.S. influence had waned under Trump. Then Black Lives Matter protests rocked the continent.," 17 June 2020 Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The five-episode special revisits over 40 original cast members, including Anna and Mursel, Brett and Daya, and David and Annie. Kathryn Lindsay, refinery29.com, "The First Quarantine Dating Reality Show Is Here," 7 Apr. 2020 The docu-series revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin by prep school student Robert Chambers, promising new scrutiny of evidence and how gender and status affected the crime’s perception. Lynn Elber, chicagotribune.com, "Fall preview: 19 new TV shows coming from Apple TV Plus, HBO and more," 6 Sep. 2019 Take a look at the category from a 2018 episode that prompted this revisit in the video below. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, "Know your football signals? See if you can sweep this ‘Jeopardy’ category," 11 Mar. 2020 The docu-series revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin by prep school student Robert Chambers, promising new scrutiny of evidence and how gender and status affected the crime’s perception. Lynn Elber, chicagotribune.com, "Fall preview: 19 new TV shows coming from Apple TV Plus, HBO and more," 6 Sep. 2019 In the heart of old town, this fun property revisits with humor the theme of an old-fashioned French school. Washington Post, "In Lyon, a new museum celebrates a longstanding culinary tradition," 10 Jan. 2020 The docu-series revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin by prep school student Robert Chambers, promising new scrutiny of evidence and how gender and status affected the crime’s perception. Lynn Elber, chicagotribune.com, "Fall preview: 19 new TV shows coming from Apple TV Plus, HBO and more," 6 Sep. 2019 The docu-series revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin by prep school student Robert Chambers, promising new scrutiny of evidence and how gender and status affected the crime’s perception. Lynn Elber, chicagotribune.com, "Fall preview: 19 new TV shows coming from Apple TV Plus, HBO and more," 6 Sep. 2019 The docu-series revisits the 1986 killing of Jennifer Levin by prep school student Robert Chambers, promising new scrutiny of evidence and how gender and status affected the crime’s perception. Washington Post, "Fall brings new shows, streamers, chance of bigger TV tabs," 5 Sep. 2019

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First Known Use of revisit

Verb

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1623, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of revisit was in the 15th century

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5 Jul 2020

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“Revisit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/revisit. Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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More Definitions for revisit

revisit

verb
How to pronounce revisit (audio)

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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