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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revise  \Re*vise"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Revised};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Revising}.]  [F.  reviser,  fr  L.  revidere  revisum  to  see 
  again  pref.  re-  re-  +  videre  visum,  to  see  See  {Review}, 
  1.  To  look  at  again  for  the  detection  of  errors;  to 
  re["e]xamine;  to  review;  to  look  over  with  care  for 
  correction;  as  to  revise  a  writing;  to  revise  a 
  2.  (Print.)  To  compare  (a  proof)  with  a  previous  proof  of  the 
  same  matter,  and  mark  again  such  errors  as  have  not  been 
  corrected  in  the  type 
  3.  To  review,  alter,  and  amend;  as  to  revise  statutes;  to 
  revise  an  agreement;  to  revise  a  dictionary 
  {The  Revised  Version  of  the  Bible},  a  version  prepared  in 
  accordance  with  a  resolution  passed,  in  1870,  by  both 
  houses  of  the  Convocation  of  the  Province  of  Canterbury, 
  England.  Both  English  and  American  revisers  were  employed 
  on  the  work  It  was  first  published  in  a  complete  form  in 
  1885,  and  is  a  revised  form  of  the  Authorized  Version.  See 
  {Authorized  Version},  under  {Authorized}. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Revise  \Re*vise"\,  n. 
  1.  A  review;  a  revision.  --Boyle. 
  2.  (Print.)  A  second  proof  sheet;  a  proof  sheet  taken  after 
  the  first  or  a  subsequent  correction. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  act  of  rewriting  something  [syn:  {revision},  {revisal}, 
  v  1:  make  revisions  in  "revise  a  thesis" 
  2:  revise  or  reorganize,  esp.  for  the  purpose  of  updating  and 
  improving;  "We  must  retool  the  town's  economy"  [syn:  {retool}] 

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