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English noun: review

1. review (cognition) a new appraisal or evaluation


Synonymsreappraisal, reassessment, revaluation


Broader (hypernym)appraisal, assessment


Narrower (hyponym)stock-taking, stocktaking

2. review (communication) an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)


Synonymscritical review, critique, review article


Broader (hypernym)criticism, literary criticism


Narrower (hyponym)book review, notice, rave

3. review (act) a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment


Synonymsfollow-up, followup, reexamination


Broader (hypernym)examination, scrutiny

4. review (possession) (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data


Synonymslimited review


Broader (hypernym)accounting, accounting system, method of accounting


Narrower (hyponym)analytical review


Domain categoryaccounting

5. review (communication) a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians


Synonymsrevue


Broader (hypernym)variety, variety show


Narrower (hyponym)follies

6. review (communication) a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art


Broader (hypernym)periodical


Narrower (hyponym)literary review

7. review (communication) a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion


Synonymsrecap, recapitulation


Broader (hypernym)capitulation


Narrower (hyponym)epanodos

8. review (act) (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)


Broader (hypernym)legal proceeding, proceeding, proceedings


Narrower (hyponym)bill of review, judicial review


Domain categoryjurisprudence, law

9. review (act) practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory


Synonymsbrushup


Broader (hypernym)drill, exercise, practice, practice session, recitation


Narrower (hyponym)rub up

10. review (act) a formal or official examination


SamplesThe platoon stood ready for review.
We had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator.


Synonymsinspection


Broader (hypernym)examination, scrutiny


Narrower (hyponym)check, check-out procedure, checkout


English verb: review

1. review (cognition) look at again; examine again


SamplesLet's review your situation.


Synonymsreexamine


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)analyse, analyze, canvas, canvass, examine, study

2. review (communication) appraise critically


SamplesShe reviews books for the New York Times.
Please critique this performance.


ExamplesSam and Sue review the movie


Synonymscritique


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)evaluate, judge, pass judgment


Narrower (hyponym)peer review, referee

3. review (cognition) hold a review (of troops)


Synonymsgo over, survey


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)inspect

4. review (cognition) refresh one's memory


SamplesI reviewed the material before the test.


Synonymsbrush up, refresh


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)call back, call up, recall, recollect, remember, retrieve, think

5. review (cognition) look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember


SamplesShe reviewed her achievements with pride.


Synonymslook back, retrospect


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)remember, think back









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