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Definition 1: a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

Definition 2: practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) systematic training by multiple repetitions

"practice makes perfect"

(... is a kind of review ) a review that refreshes your memory

"I need a rub up on my Latin"

Definition 3: a formal or official examination - [noun denoting act]

Samples where review or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the platoon stood ready for review
  • we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) the act of examining something closely (as for mistakes)

(... is a kind of review ) the act of inspecting or verifying

"they made a check of their equipment" "the pilot ran through the check-out procedure"

Definition 4: (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court) - [noun denoting act]

(review is a kind of ...) (law) the institution of a sequence of steps by which legal judgments are invoked

(... is a kind of review ) a proceeding brought to obtain an explanation or an alteration or a reversal of a decree by the court that rendered it

(... is a kind of review ) review by a court of law of actions of a government official or entity or of some other legally appointed person or body or the review by an appellate court of the decision of a trial court

(review belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

Definition 5: a new appraisal or evaluation - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) the classification of someone or something with respect to its worth

(... is a kind of review ) reappraisal of a situation or position or outlook

Definition 6: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) a summary that enumerates the main parts of a topic

(... is a kind of review ) recapitulation of the main ideas of a speech (especially in reverse order)

Definition 7: an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play) - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) a written evaluation of a work of literature

(... is a kind of review ) a critical review of a book (usually a recently published book)

(... is a kind of review ) a short critical review

"the play received good notices"

(... is a kind of review ) an extravagantly enthusiastic review

"he gave it a rave"

Definition 8: a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) a show consisting of a series of short unrelated performances

(... is a kind of review ) a revue with elaborate costuming

Definition 9: a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art - [noun denoting communication]

(review is a kind of ...) a publication that appears at fixed intervals

(... is a kind of review ) a review devoted to literary criticism

Definition 10: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) a bookkeeper's chronological list of related debits and credits of a business; forms part of a ledger of accounts

(... is a kind of review ) an auditing procedure based on ratios among accounts and tries to identify significant changes

(review belongs to category ...) a system that provides quantitative information about finances

Definition 11: look at again; examine again - [verb of cognition]

Samples where review or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • let's review your situation

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) consider in detail and subject to an analysis in order to discover essential features or meaning

"analyze a sonnet by Shakespeare" "analyze the evidence in a criminal trial" "analyze your real motives"

Definition 12: look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember - [verb of cognition]

Samples where review or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • she reviewed her achievements with pride

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) recapture the past; indulge in memories

"he remembered how he used to pick flowers"

Definition 13: hold a review (of troops) - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) look over carefully

"Please inspect your father's will carefully"

Definition 14: refresh one's memory - [verb of cognition]

Samples where review or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • I reviewed the material before the test

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) recall knowledge from memory; have a recollection

"I can't remember saying any such thing" "I can't think what her last name was" "can you remember her phone number?" "Do you remember that he once loved you?" "call up memories"

Definition 15: appraise critically - [verb of communication]

Samples where review or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • She reviews books for the New York Times
  • Please critique this performance

Synonyms for review in the sense of this definition

(review is a kind of ...) form a critical opinion of

"I cannot judge some works of modern art" "How do you evaluate this grant proposal?" "We shouldn't pass judgment on other people"

(... is a kind of review ) evaluate professionally a colleague's work

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