revise

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/rɪˈvaɪz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/rɪˈvaɪz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ri vīz)

Inflections of 'revise' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
revises
v 3rd person singular
revising
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
revised
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
revised
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•vise /rɪˈvaɪz/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object], -vised, -vis•ing. 
  1. to change or alter, esp. after thinking about (something):revised her opinion of him when she saw his work.
  2. to change or alter something written to make corrections, improve, etc.:to revise a manuscript.
See -vis-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
re•vise  (ri vīz),USA pronunciation v.,  -vised, -vis•ing, n. 
v.t. 
  1. to amend or alter:to revise one's opinion.
  2. to alter something already written or printed, in order to make corrections, improve, or update:to revise a manuscript.
  3. British Termsto review (previously studied materials) in preparation for an examination.

n. 
  1. an act of revising.
  2. a revised form of something;
    revision.
  3. Printinga proof sheet taken after alterations have been made, for further examination or correction.
re•visa•ble, re•visi•ble, adj. 
re•vis′a•bili•ty, n. 
re•viser, re•visor, n. 
  • Latin revīsere to look back at, revisit, frequentative of revidēre to see again; see review
  • 1560–70
    • 1.See corresponding entry in Unabridged change;
      emend, correct.

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
revise /rɪˈvaɪz/ vb
  1. (transitive) to change, alter, or amend: to revise one's opinion
  2. Brit to reread (a subject or notes on it) so as to memorize it, esp in preparation for an examination
  3. (transitive) to prepare a new version or edition of (a previously printed work)
n
  1. the act, process, or result of revising; revision
Etymology: 16th Century: from Latin revīsere to look back at, from re- + vīsere to inspect, from vidēre to see; see review, visit

reˈvisal n reˈviser n
'revise' also found in these entries (note: many are not synonyms or translations):
Collocations: revise [an article, a paper, a book], revise [a decision, an opinion, a search], the [right, reason, need] to revise (the) terms, more...

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