review: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (ri-vy'), [key]
- a critical article or report, as in a periodical, on a book, play, recital, or the like; critique; evaluation.
- the process of going over a subject again in study or recitation in order to fix it in the memory or summarize the facts.
- an exercise designed or intended for study of this kind.
- a general survey of something, esp. in words; a report or account of something.
- an inspection or examination by viewing, esp. a formal inspection of any military or naval force, parade, or the like.
- a periodical publication containing articles on current events or affairs, books, art, etc.: a literary review.
- a judicial reexamination, as by a higher court, of the decision or proceedings in a case.
- a second or repeated view of something.
- a viewing of the past; contemplation or consideration of past events, circumstances, or facts.
- a recapitulation of the bids made by all players.
- to go over (lessons, studies, work, etc.) in review.
- to view, look at, or look over again.
- to inspect, esp. formally or officially: to review the troops.
- to survey mentally; take a survey of: to review the situation.
- to discuss (a book, play, etc.) in a critical review; write a critical report upon.
- to look back upon; view retrospectively.
- to present a survey of in speech or writing.
- to reexamine judicially: a decision to review the case.
- to repeat and summarize (all bids made by the players).
- to write reviews; review books, movies, etc., as for a newspaper or periodical: He reviews for some small-town newspaper.
- review (Thesaurus)