Synonyms of review


1. reappraisal, revaluation, review, reassessment, appraisal, assessment

usage: a new appraisal or evaluation

2. review, critique, critical review, review article, criticism, literary criticism

usage: an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

3. follow-up, followup, reexamination, review, examination, scrutiny

usage: a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

4. review, limited review, accounting, accounting system, method of accounting

usage: (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

5. revue, review, variety show, variety

usage: a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

6. review, periodical

usage: a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

7. recapitulation, recap, review, capitulation

usage: a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

8. review, proceeding, legal proceeding, proceedings

usage: (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

9. review, brushup, exercise, practice, drill, practice session, recitation

usage: practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory

10. inspection, review, examination, scrutiny

usage: a formal or official examination; "the platoon stood ready for review"; "we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator"


1. review, reexamine, analyze, analyse, study, examine, canvass, canvas

usage: look at again; examine again; "let's review your situation"

2. review, critique, evaluate, pass judgment, judge

usage: appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"

3. review, go over, survey, inspect

usage: hold a review (of troops)

4. review, brush up, refresh, remember, retrieve, recall, call back, call up, recollect, think

usage: refresh one's memory; "I reviewed the material before the test"

5. review, look back, retrospect, remember, think back

usage: look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember; "she reviewed her achievements with pride"

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