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 Meanings and Examples of REVISE
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 v.  look at or consider again an idea or piece of writing to correct or improve it; amend
Classic Sentence:
1  Lily was nineteen when circumstances caused her to revise her view of the universe.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 3
2  And I revise and whip all their articles into shape.
The Inspector General By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In ACT III
3  The president called for the indictment, revised as we know, by the clever and implacable pen of Villefort.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 110. The Indictment.
4  After breakfast Carol bustled to a hair-dresser's, bought gloves and a blouse, and importantly met Kennicott in front of an optician's, in accordance with plans laid down, revised, and verified.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
5  Alexey Alexandrovitch, with a following of those who saw the danger of so revolutionary an attitude to official documents, persisted in upholding the statements obtained by the revising commission.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 6
6  There are lot which I should like to see crossed off the revision list.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 1: CHAPTER IV
7  That is to say, I will not conceal from you the fact that, out of a hundred souls registered at the last revision, only fifty survive, so terrible have been the ravages of cholera.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
8  Gervais gave a long account of an official revision, remarkable for the stupidity of everybody concerned.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVIII
9  And thinking of nothing but the journey before him, and the revision work he had to do, he went into his room and asked the porter who escorted him where his man was.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 17
10  After the most conscientious revision the book had last year been published, and had been distributed among the booksellers.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 8: Chapter 1
11  Put by Rosedale in terms of business-like give-and-take, this understanding took on the harmless air of a mutual accommodation, like a transfer of property or a revision of boundary lines.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
Example Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  The government may need to revise its policy in the light of this report.
2  He soon came to revise his opinion of the profession.
3  His helpfulness today has made me revise my original opinion/impression of him.
4  Later, he would revise his position and said the reason why he couldn't meet the delegates was to do with security concerns.
5  My editors must assume I'm a prolific writer: they expect me to revise six books this year!.
6  The budget has been revised upwards.
7  The college has revised its plans because of local objections.
8  The English textbooks for middle schools have been completely revised.
9  I'll prepare a revised estimate for you.
10  The time to begin revising for conciseness is when you have an acceptable first draft in hand.
11  The phase of writing that is actually most important is revision.
12  At any rate, your plan needs revision.
13  In October Parliament approved a revision of the budget.
14  The judge wants to see a revision of the procedures.
15  At present I'm engaged with the revision of my dictionary.