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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

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

There's no reason you shouldn't, as a writer, not be aware of the necessity to revise yourself constantly.
John Irving

I always entertain the notion that I'm wrong, or that I'll have to revise my opinion. Most of the time that feels good; sometimes it really hurts and is embarrassing.
Anthony Bourdain

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

In working on a poem, I love to revise. Lots of younger poets don't enjoy this, but in the process of revision I discover things.
Rita Dove
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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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