A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact.
An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.
- I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.
(legal) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.
- The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.
A stage show made up of sketches etc.
- The victims demanded a full judical review of the case.
A survey of the available items or material.
- The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.
A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.
- The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.
A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.
- The Times Literary Review is published in London.
A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.
- The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.
- The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.
* judicial review
To survey; to look broadly over.
To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.
- Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.
To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.
(obsolete) To view or see again; to look back on.
* 1610–11 , (William Shakespeare), '', act IV, scene iv, in ''The Works of Mr. ''William Shake?pear''; in Eight Volumes , volume II (1709),
- The critic reviews every new play in London.
(obsolete) To retrace; to go over again.
* 1726 , (Alexander Pope) (translator), (Homer) (author), (Odyssey)'', book III, lines 127–128, in ''The Ody??ey of Homer , volume I (1760),
- Cam''[''illo''] What I do next, ?hall be next to tell the King // Of this E?cape, and whither they are bound: // Wherein my hope is, I ?hall ?o prevail, // To force him after: in who?e company // I ?hall review ''Sicilia ; for who?e ?ight, // I have a Woman’s Longing.
- Shall I the long, laborious ?cene review , // And open all the wounds of Greece anew?
* revise (v.)
What somebody is known for.
, author=John Frith
, title=A pistle to the Christen reader. The Revelation of Antichrist: Antithesis,
, publisher=Luft [i.e. Hoochstraten]
, passage=And Balaam (or as the trueth of the hebrewe hath Bileam) doth signifie the people of no reputation
/ or the vayne people or they that are not counted for people.
* Adjectives often applied to "reputation": good, great, excellent, bad, stellar, tarnished, evil, damaged, dubious, spotless, terrible, ruined, horrible, lost, literary, corporate, global, personal, academic, scientific, posthumous, moral, artistic.