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    review - Dictionary definition and meaning for word review

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