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revise (v.)

1560s, "to look at again" (a sense now obsolete), from French reviser (13c.), from Latin revisere "look at again, visit again, look back on," frequentative of revidere (past participle revisus) "see again, go to see again," from re- "again" (here probably denoting "repetition of an action;" see re-) + videre "to see" (from PIE root *weid- "to see"). Meaning "to look over again with intent to improve or amend" is recorded from 1590s. Related: Revised; revising.

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Definitions of revise
1
revise (v.)
make revisions in;
revise a thesis
revise (v.)
revise or reorganize, especially for the purpose of updating and improving;
Synonyms: retool
2
revise (n.)
the act of rewriting something;
Synonyms: revision / revisal / rescript
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