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review

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of review

  1. 1 a usually critical look at a past event <a review of yesterday's football game gave us a lot of good ideas on how to improve for the next one> Synonyms reappraisal, reconsideration, reexamination, retrospect, retrospection Related Words recap, recapitulation, rehash Near Antonyms preview

  2. 2 a close look at or over someone or something in order to judge condition <took the car to her mechanic for a complete mechanical review before she decided to sell it> Synonyms audit, check, checkup, examination, going-over, look-see, inspection, scan, scrutiny, survey, viewRelated Words analysis, assay, close-up, deconstruction, dissection; exploration, investigation, probe, research, study; inquisition, interrogation; once-over, perusal; recheck, reinspection, resurvey; observation, surveillance, watch; checkout, test-drive, trial run

  3. 3 a publication that appears at regular intervals <had his poetry published in a literary review> Synonyms book, bulletin, diurnal, gazette, mag, magazine, newspaper, organ, paper, periodical, rag, journal, serial, zineRelated Words annual, bimonthly, biweekly, daily, monthly, quarterly, semimonthly, semiweekly, triweekly, weekly, yearbook; digest, little magazine; fanzine; pictorial, slick; broadside, edition, extra, sheet, supplement, tab, tabloid; newsletter, newsmagazine, newsweekly

  4. 4 an essay evaluating or analyzing something <a harsh movie review of an expected summer blockbuster> Synonyms critique, examen, notice, criticismRelated Words column, commentary, editorial, punditry; appraisal, assessment, evaluation; analysis, examination, opinion, outline, study, survey

  5. 5 the act, process, or result of making different <the company decided that the 100-year-old office building could use a review> Synonyms alteration, difference, modification, redoing, refashioning, remaking, remodeling, revamping, change, revise, revision, reworking, variationRelated Words amendment, correction, rectification, reform; conversion, deformation, distortion, metamorphosis, mutation, transfiguration, transformation; fluctuation, oscillation, shift; displacement, replacement, substitution; adjustment, modulation, regulation, tweak; redesign, redoAntonyms fixation, stabilization


review

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of review

  1. 1 to consider again especially with the possibility of change or reversal <since we can't follow that plan, we'll have to review our options and decide on something else> Synonyms readdress, reanalyze, reconceive, redefine, reevaluate, reexamine, reexplore, rethink, reconsider, revisit, reweighRelated Words rehear; reconceptualize, reenvision, reimagine; reappraise, reassess, reinvestigate, restudy; amend, correct, emend, rectify, reform, remedy, reviseNear Antonyms assert, defend, maintain, uphold

  2. 2 to look over closely (as for judging quality or condition) <a consultant was brought in to review our security procedures> Synonyms audit, check (out), con, examine, overlook, oversee, inspect, scan, scrutinize, survey, viewRelated Words notice, observe, watch; comb, peruse, pore (over); analyze, dissect, parse; delve (into), explore, investigate, plumb, probe, research, study; categorize, classify; pick over; reinspect, rereview, resurveyNear Antonyms skim; glance (at or over); miss, overlook


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