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1
[ verb ] look at again; examine again

Synonyms

reexamine

Examples

"let's review your situation"

Used in print

(The Dallas Morning News,...)

`` Our interior line and our linebackers played exceptionally well '' , said Stram_Monday after he and his staff reviewed movies of the game .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

Brown ( 1959 ) has reviewed generally the various methods of assaying TSH , and the reader is referred to her paper for further information on the subject .

Much of this work has been reviewed by White ( 1944 ) and by Albert ( 1949 ) .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

Every few minutes she would awaken for a moment to review things : Stowey , yes , was on his way south , and the two boys were away in school , and nothing was burning on the stove , and Lucretia was coming for dinner and bringing three guests of hers .

2
[ verb ] appraise critically

Synonyms

critique

Examples

"She reviews books for the New York Times" "Please critique this performance"

Used in print

(Handbook of Federal Aids to Communities. U.S. Dep...)

SBA works closely with the principal property disposal installations of the Federal_Government in reviewing proposed sales programs and identifying those types of property that small business_concerns are most likely to be interested in purchasing .

(Douglas Ashford, "Elections in Morocco: Progress...)

Since the complicated process of establishing new communes and reviewing the rudimentary plan left by the_French did not even begin until the fall of 1957 , this goal appears somewhat ambitious .

(Robert Heinlein, Stranger in a Strange Land....)

On Earth elections continued and a very advanced poet published a limited_edition of verse consisting entirely of punctuation_marks and spaces ; Time_magazine reviewed it and suggested that the Federation_Assembly_Daily_Record should be translated into the medium .

3
[ noun ] a new appraisal or evaluation

Used in print

(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)

The action of the Commission in allowing or denying any claim under this title shall be final and conclusive on all questions of law and fact and not subject_to review by the Secretary_of_State or any other official , department , agency , or establishment of the United_States or by any court by mandamus or otherwise .

Such certification shall be final and conclusive and shall not be subject to review by any other official or department , agency , or establishment of the United_States .

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

There we held `` that the statutory scheme for review , within the selective_service_system , entitles [ conscientious_objectors ] to no guarantee that the FBI reports must be produced for their inspection '' .

(Public Papers of the Presidents of the U.S. D. D....)

This has necessitated a continuous review and reevaluation of the defense_program in_order to redirect resources to the newer and more important weapons_systems and to eliminate or reduce effort on weapons_systems which have been overtaken by events .

4
[ verb ] hold a review (of troops)

Synonyms

go_over survey

Used in print

(The Miami Herald,...)

`` The committee continues to feel that Florida has progressed in a sound and equitable program at both the state and local levels in its efforts to review and assess transition problems as they arise from_time_to_time in the entire spectrum of civil_rights '' .

Related terms

inspect survey

5
[ noun ] (writing) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

Used in print

(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)

He opens his discourse , however , with a review of the Eisenhower inaugural festivities at which a sympathetic press had assembled its massive talents , all primed to catch some revelation of the emerging new age .

(Kenneth Reiner, "Coping with Runaway Technology"...)

In a book review of `` The_Soviet_Cultural_Offensive '' , he says , `` Long before the State_Department organized its bureaucracy into an East-West_Contacts_Staff in_order to wage a cultural counter-offensive within Soviet borders , the sharp cutting-edge of American culture had carved its mark across the Russian steppes , as when the enterprising promoters of ' Porgy_and_Bess ' overrode the State_Department to carry the contemporary ' cultural warfare ' behind the enemy lines .

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[ noun ] a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

Used in print

(U.S. Reports. Volume 364. Cases Adjudged in the...)

In a periodic review , the local board on July 30 , 1953 , reclassified him 1_,_-_A and upheld this classification after a personal appearance by petitioner , because of his willingness to kill in defense of his church and home .

7
[ adjective ] contemplative of things past

Examples

"a retrospective review of an artist's work"

Related terms

retrospective

8
[ noun ] (performing arts) a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

Synonyms

revue

Related terms

variety_show follies

9
[ noun ] (writing) a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

Related terms

periodical literary_review

10
[ verb ] (education) study anew, as for a test

Related terms

study

11
[ noun ] (accounting) an accounting service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

Synonyms

limited_review

12
[ noun ] (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
13
[ verb ] look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.); remember

Examples

"she reviewed her achievements with pride"

14
[ verb ] refresh one's memory

Synonyms

brush_up refresh

Examples

"I reviewed the material before the test"

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[ noun ] (writing) a summary that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

Related terms

summary capitulation epanodos

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[ noun ] (education) practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory

Synonyms

brushup

Related terms

exercise rub_up

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[ noun ] a formal or official examination

Synonyms

inspection

Examples

"the platoon stood ready for review" "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"

Related terms

examination check

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