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Meaning of 'revise' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Revise [ n.]
- A review; a revision.
- A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.
2 . Revise [ v. t.]
- To look at again for the detection of errors; to reexamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation.
- 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.
- To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.

Meaning of 'revise' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . revise [ v]
Meaning (1):
- make revisions in
Example in sentence:
  • revise a thesis
Meaning (2):
- revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving
Example in sentence:
  • We must retool the town's economy