NounReview (plural Reviews)
- A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.
- I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.
- An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.
- The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.
- (law) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.
- The victims demanded a full judical review of the case.
- A stage show made up of sketches etc.
- The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.
- A survey of the available items or material.
- The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.
- A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.
- The Times Literary Review is published in London.
- A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.
- The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.
- A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.
- The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.
- To survey; to look broadly over.
- Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.
- To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
- The critic reviews every new play in London.
- (obsolete) To see again.
- (obsolete) To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
Adjectives for Review
balanced; impartial; crisp; accurate; honest; unbiased; news; up-to-the-minute; annual; embracing; enthusiastic; competent; prejudiced; financial; artistic; dispassionate; critical; sweeping; elaborate; exhaustive; strict; dignified; prodigal; learned; lumbering; involuntary; copious; philosophical; adulatory; brief; flippant.
Verbs for Review
march in—; pass in—; —blasts; —censures; —commends; —criticizes; —discusses ; —exposes; —fatigues; —honors; —lauds; — scorches; —suggests; —surveys; —treats of; —unfolds.
Adverbs for Review
appreciatively; courteously; briefly; cursorily; formally; perfunctorily; critically; impartially; accurately; unbiasedly; annually; competently; dispassionately; elaborately; exhaustively; philosophically; acrimoniously.
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- The translations below need to be checked.
- revise (v.)