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Definition of review:

  1. A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique.
  2. A lesson studied or recited for a second time.
  3. A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.
  4. A second or repeated view; a reexamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.
  5. An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works.
  6. An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc.
  7. The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher.
  8. To go over and examine critically or deliberately.
  9. To go over with critical examination, in order to discover exellences or defects; hence, to write a critical notice of; as, to review a new novel.
  10. To look back; to make a review.
  11. To make a formal or official examination of the state of, as troops, and the like; as, to review a regiment.
  12. To reconsider; to revise, as a manuscript before printing it, or a book for a new edition.
  13. To reexamine judically; as, a higher court may review the proceedings and judgments of a lower one.
  14. To retrace; to go over again.
  15. To view or see again; to look back on.


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