Get Affordable VMs - excellent virtual server hosting

browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

reviewmore about review


  5  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Review  \Re*view"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Review?d};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Reveiwing}.]  [Pref.  re-  +  view.  Cf  {Review},  n.  ] 
  1.  To  view  or  see  again  to  look  back  on  [R.]  ``I  shall 
  review  Sicilia.''  --Shak. 
  2.  To  go  over  and  examine  critically  or  deliberately. 
  a  To  reconsider;  to  revise,  as  a  manuscript  before 
  printing  it  or  a  book  for  a  new  edition. 
  b  To  go  over  with  critical  examination,  in  order  to 
  discover  exellences  or  defects;  hence  to  write  a 
  critical  notice  of  as  to  review  a  new  novel. 
  c  To  make  a  formal  or  official  examination  of  the  state 
  of  as  troops,  and  the  like  as  to  review  a  regiment. 
  d  (Law)  To  re["e]xamine  judically;  as  a  higher  court 
  may  review  the  proceedings  and  judgments  of  a  lower 
  3.  To  retrace;  to  go  over  again 
  Shall  I  the  long,  laborious  scene  review?  --Pope. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Review  \Re*view"\,  v.  i. 
  To  look  back  to  make  a  review. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Review  \Re*view"\,  n.  [F.  revue,  fr  revu,  p.  p.  of  revoir  to 
  see  again  L.  revidere  pref.  re-  re-  +  videre  to  see  See 
  {View},  and  cf  {Revise}.] 
  1.  A  second  or  repeated  view;  a  re["e]xamination;  a 
  retrospective  survey;  a  looking  over  again  as  a  review 
  of  one's  studies;  a  review  of  life. 
  2.  An  examination  with  a  view  to  amendment  or  improvement; 
  revision;  as  an  author's  review  of  his  works 
  3.  A  critical  examination  of  a  publication,  with  remarks;  a 
  criticism;  a  critique. 
  4.  A  periodical  containing  critical  essays  upon  matters  of 
  interest,  as  new  productions  in  literature,  art,  etc 
  5.  An  inspection,  as  of  troops  under  arms  or  of  a  naval 
  force,  by  a  high  officer,  for  the  purpose  of  ascertaining 
  the  state  of  discipline,  equipments,  etc 
  6.  (Law)  The  judicial  examination  of  the  proceedings  of  a 
  lower  court  by  a  higher. 
  7.  A  lesson  studied  or  recited  for  a  second  time. 
  {Bill  of  review}  (Equity),  a  bill,  in  the  nature  of 
  proceedings  in  error,  filed  to  procure  an  examination  and 
  alteration  or  reversal  of  a  final  decree  which  has  been 
  duly  signed  and  enrolled.  --Wharton. 
  {Commission  of  review}  (Eng.  Eccl.  Law),  a  commission 
  formerly  granted  by  the  crown  to  revise  the  sentence  of 
  the  court  of  delegates. 
  Syn:  Re["e]xamination;  resurvey;  retrospect;  survey; 
  reconsideration;  revisal;  revise;  revision. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  adj  :  contemplative  of  things  past;  "a  retrospective  review  of  an 
  artist's  work"  [syn:  {review(a)}] 
  n  1:  a  new  appraisal  or  evaluation  [syn:  {reappraisal},  {revaluation}, 
  2:  an  essay  or  article  that  gives  a  critical  evaluation  (as  of 
  a  book  or  play)  [syn:  {critique},  {critical  review},  {review 
  3:  a  second  (or  subsequent)  examination  [syn:  {follow-up},  {reexamination}] 
  4:  (accounting)  an  accounting  service  (less  exhaustive  than  an 
  audit)  that  provides  some  assurance  to  interested  parties 
  as  to  the  reliability  of  financial  data  [syn:  {limited 
  5:  a  variety  show  with  topical  sketches  and  songs  and  dancing 
  and  comedians  [syn:  {revue}] 
  6:  a  periodical  that  publishes  critical  essays  on  current 
  affairs  or  literature  or  art 
  7:  a  summary  that  repeats  the  substance  of  a  longer  discussion 
  [syn:  {recapitulation},  {recap}] 
  8:  (law)  a  judicial  reexamination  of  the  proceedings  of  a  court 
  (especially  by  an  appellate  court) 
  9:  practice  intended  to  polish  performance  or  refresh  the 
  memory  [syn:  {brushup}] 
  10:  a  formal  or  official  examination;  "the  platoon  stood  ready 
  for  inspection"  [syn:  {inspection}] 
  v  1:  look  at  again  examine  again  [syn:  {reexamine}] 
  2:  appraise  critically;  "She  reviews  books  for  the  New  York 
  Times";  "Please  critique  this  performance"  [syn:  {critique}] 
  3:  hold  a  review  (of  troops)  [syn:  {go  over},  {survey}] 
  4:  refresh  one's  memory  [syn:  {brush  up},  {refresh}] 
  5:  look  back  upon  (a  period  of  time,  sequence  of  events,  etc.); 
  remember;  "she  reviewed  her  achievements  with  pride"  [syn: 
  {look  back},  {retrospect}] 
  6:  study  anew,  as  for  a  test 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  REVIEW,  v.t. 
  To  set  your  wisdom  (holding  not  a  doubt  of  it 
  Although  in  truth  there's  neither  bone  nor  skin  to  it) 
  At  work  upon  a  book,  and  so  read  out  of  it 
  The  qualities  that  you  have  first  read  into  it 

more about review