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revise
01. We've had to [revise] our vacation plans because my sister's family has decided to join us.
02. I [revised] my opinion of our new boss after I saw him deal quite well with a personnel conflict in our office.
03. The company had to [revise] its original budget forecast due to a sudden rise in energy costs.
04. The house was up for sale for months, and the owners had to [revise] their asking price to a more reasonable figure.
05. The teachers are working hard to [revise] the curriculum to make it more up to date.
06. The editor sent the book back to the author to be [revised] somewhat.
07. I asked my professor to check some of the [revisions] I made to my essay.
08. Culture is fluid rather than static; it is always open to [revision].
09. The contractors have [revised] their original estimate for the work to accommodate some changes I made to our original request.
10. Nancy Thayer once said that it's never too late in fiction or in life to [revise].
11. Writer Ernest Hemingway [revised] the last page of his novel "A Farewell to Arms" 39 times.
12. Every time you work on a second language, you need to [revise] your understanding of its system of grammar, words, meaning, etc.
13. The policies of the English Language Center undergo [revision] on a regular basis as the programs change and grow.
14. In 1994, the government of Bangladesh ordered the arrest of a feminist writer after she told an Indian newpaper the Koran should be "thoroughly [revised]."
15. The British House of Lords was stripped of most of its power in 1911, and today its main function is to [revise] legislation.
16. We are [revising] the report to include additional information received in the last couple of weeks.

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  • 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}, {View}.] 1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to re[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revise — re‧vise [rɪˈvaɪz] verb [transitive] 1. to change a plan or your figures for something because of new information: • He has already revised the plan to please shareholders. • It hasrevised downward its group sales forecast. • a revised estimate of …   Financial and business terms

  • revise — I verb alter, amend, bring up to date, change, correct, develop, doctor, edit, examine, exchange, improve, modify, overhaul, polish, recast, reconsider, reconstruct, rectify, redact, reexamine, remold, retractare, revamp, review, rework, rewrite …   Law dictionary

  • revise — [ri vīz′] vt. revised, revising [Fr reviser < L revisere < re , back + visere, to survey, freq. of videre, to see: see VISION] 1. to read over carefully and correct, improve, or update where necessary [to revise a manuscript, a revised… …   English World dictionary

  • revisé — revisé, ée (re vi zé, zée) part. passé de reviser. Un compte revisé …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Revise — Re*vise , n. 1. A review; a revision. Boyle. [1913 Webster] 2. (Print.) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revise — may refer to:* * Revised Statutes of the United States * Revised Penal Code of the Philippines * Revised New General Catalogue, an astronomy catalog * Revised Julian calendar * Revised Romanization of Korean * Revised Version and New Revised… …   Wikipedia

  • revise — (v.) 1560s, to look at again, from M.Fr. reviser, from L. revisere look at again, visit again, frequentative of revidere (pp. revisus), from re again (see RE (Cf. re )) + videre to see (see VISION (Cf. vision)). Meanin …   Etymology dictionary

  • revise — 1 *correct, rectify, emend, remedy, redress, amend, reform Analogous words: *improve, better, ameliorate: *change, alter, modify 2 *edit, compile, redact, rewrite, adapt Analogous words: amend, emend, * …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • revise — [v] correct, edit alter, amend, bluepencil*, change, clean up, compare, cut, debug, develop, emend, go over, improve, launder, look over, modify, overhaul, perfect, polish, recalibrate, recast, reconsider, redo, redraft, redraw, reexamine, rehash …   New thesaurus

  • revise — ► VERB 1) examine and improve or amend (text). 2) reconsider and alter (an opinion or judgement). 3) Brit. reread work done previously in order to prepare for an examination. ► NOUN Printing ▪ a proof including corrections made in an earlier… …   English terms dictionary