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NOUN (10)

1. a new appraisal or evaluation;
[syn: reappraisal, revaluation, review, reassessment]

2. an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play);
[syn: review, critique, critical review, review article]

3. a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment;
[syn: follow-up, followup, reexamination, review]

4. (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data;
[syn: review, limited review]

5. a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians;
[syn: revue, review]

6. a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art;

7. a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion;
[syn: recapitulation, recap, review]

8. (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court);

9. practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory;
[syn: review, brushup]

10. a formal or official examination;
- Example: "the platoon stood ready for review"
- Example: "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"
[syn: inspection, review]


VERB (5)

1. look at again; examine again;
- Example: "let's review your situation"
[syn: review, reexamine]

2. appraise critically;
- Example: "She reviews books for the New York Times"
- Example: "Please critique this performance"
[syn: review, critique]

3. hold a review (of troops);
[syn: review, go over, survey]

4. refresh one's memory;
- Example: "I reviewed the material before the test"
[syn: review, brush up, refresh]

5. look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember;
- Example: "she reviewed her achievements with pride"
[syn: review, look back, retrospect]


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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. To retrace; to go over again. [1913 Webster] Shall I the long, laborious scene review? --Pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Review \Re*view"\, v. i. To look back; to make a review. [1913 Webster]
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. [1913 Webster] 2. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works. [1913 Webster] 3. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique. [1913 Webster] 4. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 6. (Law) The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher. [1913 Webster] 7. A lesson studied or recited for a second time. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] Syn: Reexamination; resurvey; retrospect; survey; reconsideration; revisal; revise; revision. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

review n 1: a new appraisal or evaluation [syn: reappraisal, revaluation, review, reassessment] 2: an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play) [syn: review, critique, critical review, review article] 3: a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment [syn: follow-up, followup, reexamination, review] 4: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data [syn: review, limited review] 5: a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians [syn: revue, review] 6: a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art 7: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion [syn: recapitulation, recap, review] 8: (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court) 9: practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory [syn: review, brushup] 10: a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator" [syn: inspection, review] v 1: look at again; examine again; "let's review your situation" [syn: review, reexamine] 2: appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance" [syn: review, critique] 3: hold a review (of troops) [syn: review, go over, survey] 4: refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test" [syn: review, brush up, refresh] 5: look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride" [syn: review, look back, retrospect]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

465 Moby Thesaurus words for "review": Grand Guignol, Passion play, Tom show, abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, afterthought, air, airing, analysis, analyze, annotate, annual, antimasque, application, approval, array, assess, assessment, audience success, autopsy, ballet, battologize, bimonthly, biweekly, bomb, bone, boning, book review, brainwork, brief, bring back, bring to mind, broadcast drama, brush up, burlesque show, buzz session, call back, call to mind, call up, canvass, canvassing, capsule, caravan, cavalcade, censure, charade, check, check out, check over, check up on, cliff hanger, closet drama, colloquium, column, comedy drama, comment, comment upon, commentary, commentation, commitment to memory, compend, con, condensation, condensed version, conference, conjure up, conning, consider, consideration, conspectus, contemplate, contemplation, controvert, copy, cortege, cram, critical bibliography, critical journal, critical notice, critical review, critical success, criticism, criticize, critique, daily, daybook, daytime serial, deal with, debate, debating, deliberate, deliberate upon, deliberation, descant, developed thought, dialectic, dialogue, diary, dig, digest, discourse, discourse about, discuss, discussion, dissert, dissertate, documentary drama, draft, drama, dramalogue, dramatic play, dramatic series, dress parade, drill, duodrama, duologue, dwelling upon, editorial, elaboration, elucubrate, engrossment, ephemeris, epic theater, epitome, evaluate, evaluation, evoke, examination, examine, exchange of views, exchange views, exercise, exercise of memory, experimental theater, extensive study, extravaganza, failure, fill, flashback, flop, flyover, fortnightly, forum, funeral, gasser, gazette, get up on, give an encore, give an examination, giveaway, gloss, go back, go back over, go into, go over, go through, going over, grind, grinding, handle, happening, hark back, have second thoughts, head, headwork, hindsight, hit, hit show, improvisational drama, inquire into, inspect, inspection, investigate, investigation, iterate, iteration, joint discussion, journal, judge, judgement, knock around, leader, leading article, learning by heart, legitimate drama, line, literary criticism, logical analysis, logical discussion, look at, look back, look over, looking back, lucubrate, lucubration, magazine, march past, masque, mature thought, melodrama, memoir, memorization, memorizing, mental labor, mind, minstrel show, miracle, miracle play, monitor, monodrama, monologue, monthly, morality, morality play, moralize upon, motorcade, mule train, music drama, musical revue, mystery, mystery play, narration, narrative, newsmagazine, notice, observe, open discussion, open forum, opera, organ, outline, overhaul, overhauling, overlook, overview, pack train, pad, pageant, pandect, panel discussion, panel show, pantomime, parade, pass over, pass under review, pastoral, pastoral drama, peer at, periodical, perlustration, perusal, peruse, pictorial, piece, play, playlet, plunge into, polish up, pomp, pore over, postmortem, practice, practicing, precis, problem play, procession, promenade, psychodrama, quality control, quarterly, quiz show, radio drama, rap, rap session, re-examination, re-examine, read, reading, reaffirm, reaffirmation, reappraisal, reappraise, reason, reason about, reason the point, reassert, reassess, reassessment, rebehold, recall, recall to mind, recalling, recap, recapitulate, recapitulation, recapture, recheck, recital, recite, recollect, recollecting, recollection, reconsider, reconsideration, recount, recountal, recounting, reevaluate, reevoke, reexamine, reflect, reflection, refresh the memory, regard, regard studiously, rehash, rehearsal, rehearse, reinquire, reinquiry, reissue, reiterate, reiteration, relation, remark, remark upon, remember, remembering, remembrance, reminiscence, report, reprint, restate, restatement, restudy, restudying, resume, retail, retell, retelling, rethink, rethinking, retrace, retrospect, retrospection, revaluate, revaluation, review in retrospect, reviewing, revise, revision, revive, revue, reword, ripe idea, rote, rote memory, rub up, rubric, run over, run-through, running commentary, say over, say over again, scan, scrutinize, scrutiny, second thought, second thoughts, see in retrospect, seminar, sensational play, serial, set an examination, shortened version, show, sift, sitcom, situation comedy, size, size up, skeleton, sketch, skimmington, skit, slick magazine, soap, soap opera, sociodrama, spectacle, stage play, stage show, straight drama, stream, string, study, studying, subject, success, sum up, summarize, summary, summing up, summon up, survey, suspense drama, swot, swotting, syllabus, symposium, synopsis, tableau, tableau vivant, take stock of, take the measure, take up, tale-telling, talk, talk about, talk of, talk over, talk show, tautologize, teleplay, television drama, television play, telling, theater of cruelty, think back, think better of, think of, think over, thresh out, thumbnail sketch, topical outline, total theater, touch upon, town meeting, trade magazine, train, treat, treat of, treatment, use hindsight, variety show, vaudeville, vaudeville show, vehicle, ventilate, ventilation, vet, visitation, wade through, weekly, weigh, wide reading, word-of-mouth success, work, write up, write-up, yarn spinning, yearbook
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

REVIEW, practice. A second examination of a matter. For example, by the laws of Pennsylvania, the courts having jurisdiction of the subject may grant an order for a view of a proposed road; the viewers make a report, which when confirmed by the court would authorize the laying out of the same. After this, by statutory provision, the parties may apply for a review, or second examination; and the last viewers may make a different report. For the practice of reviews in chancery, the reader is referred to Bill of Review, and the cases there cited.
The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906):

REVIEW, v.t. To set your wisdom (holding not a doubt of it, Although in truth there's neither bone nor skin to it) At work upon a book, and so read out of it The qualities that you have first read into it.