review


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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.
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   2. To go over and examine critically or deliberately.
      Specifically:
      (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 reexamine judically; as, a higher court may
          review the proceedings and judgments of a lower one.
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   3. To retrace; to go over again.
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            Shall I the long, laborious scene review? --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Review \Re*view"\, v. i.
   To look back; to make a review.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 reexamination; a
      retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review
      of one's studies; a review of life.
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   2. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement;
      revision; as, an author's review of his works.
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   3. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a
      criticism; a critique.
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   4. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of
      interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.
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   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.
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   6. (Law) The judicial examination of the proceedings of a
      lower court by a higher.
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   7. A lesson studied or recited for a second time.
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   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.
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   Syn: Reexamination; resurvey; retrospect; survey;
        reconsideration; revisal; revise; revision.
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