revise

Part of speech: verb

To reexamine; improve; reform.

Part of speech: noun

A revision.

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Usage examples "revise":

  1. However, the hymn as originally written had become so fixed in the consciousness of the Church, that all efforts of the author to revise it were in vain. - "The Story of Our Hymns", Ernest Edwin Ryden.
  2. I must revise my judgments. - "The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop", Hamlin Garland.
  3. Charles Devens, then Attorney- General, commissioner to revise the statutes of the United States. - "Reminiscences of Sixty Years in Public Affairs, Vol. 1", George Boutwell.