Synonyms for review

Grammar : Noun, verb
Spell : ri-vyoo
Phonetic Transcription : rɪˈvyu

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Définition of review

Origin :
  • mid-15c., "an inspection of military forces," from Middle French reveue "a reviewing, review," noun use of fem. past participle of reveeir "to see again, go to see again," from Latin revidere, from re- "again" (see re-) + videre "to see" (see vision). Sense of "process of going over again" is from 1560s; that of "a view of the past, a retrospective survey" is from c.1600. Meaning "general examination or criticism of a recent work" is first attested 1640s.
  • noun examination, study
  • noun critique; summary
  • verb go over again
  • verb criticize, scrutinize
Example sentences :
  • Martin began to review the course of his own past, and smiled bitterly.
  • Extract from : « Dust » by Mr. and Mrs. Haldeman-Julius
  • "I hope they'll like it, the people who review it," she answered.
  • Extract from : « The Foolish Lovers » by St. John G. Ervine
  • If my judgment ripen with my years, perhaps I may review them.
  • Extract from : « Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) » by Samuel Richardson
  • He once began a review of George Eliot's biography, but left it unfinished.
  • Extract from : « Heroes of the Telegraph » by J. Munro
  • Proclaim at daybreak that I myself will review the troops in the Vivarrambla.
  • Extract from : « Leila, Complete » by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  • I passed a review of a whole army of professional Italian models.
  • Extract from : « My Double Life » by Sarah Bernhardt
  • I have not time to review it, so accept of it in the beaten way of friendship.
  • Extract from : « The Letters of Robert Burns » by Robert Burns
  • His poem "Endymion" was criticised severely in the Quarterly Review.
  • Extract from : « Graded Poetry: Second Year » by Various
  • From the quotations from your own works, I imagine the review of your own book was by yourself?
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli
  • He examined in review the various members of the party that had deserted him.
  • Extract from : « Vivian Grey » by Earl of Beaconsfield, Benjamin Disraeli

Antonyms for review

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