• To survey; to look broadly over.
  • To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
  • To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
  • To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.
  • To view or see again; to look back on.
  • To retrace; to go over again.


  • From Middle English revewe, reveue, from Old French reveue, revue (Modern French: revue), feminine form of reveu, past participle of reveoir (French: revoir), from Latin revideō, from re- +videō (English: video). Equivalent to re- + view. Compare retrospect. revue.

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