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Definition of Revise


  1. To look at again for the detection of errors; to reexamine; to review; to look over with care for correction; as, to revise a writing; to revise a translation.
  2. To compare (a proof) with a previous proof of the same matter, and mark again such errors as have not been corrected in the type.
  3. To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.
  4. A review; a revision.
  5. A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.

Revise Quotations

We need to revise our economic thinking to give full value to our natural resources. This revised economics will stabilize both the theory and the practice of free-market capitalism. It will provide business and public policy with a powerful new tool for economic development, profitability, and the promotion of the public good.
Paul Hawken

It's never too late - in fiction or in life - to revise.
Nancy Thayer

Students often have such a lofty idea of what a poem is, and I want them to realize that their own lives are where the poetry comes from. The most important things are to respect the language; to know the classical rules, even if only to break them; and to be prepared to edit, to revise, to shape.
Yusef Komunyakaa

I don't write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and polishing.
Dean Koontz

I revise obsessively. It's important to me to have a clean page.
Wentworth Miller
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Revise Translations

revise in Afrikaans is nasien
revise in Danish is revidere
revise in Dutch is nakijken, herzien, inspecteren
revise in Swedish is omarbeta, revidera
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