[re.view] n [ME, fr. MF reveue, fr. revoir to look over, fr. re- + voir to see--more at view] (15c) 1 a: a formal military inspection b: a military ceremony honoring a person or an event
2: revision 1a
3: a general survey (as of the events of a period)
4: an act or the process of reviewing
5: judicial reexamination (as of the proceedings of a lower tribunal by a higher)
6. a: a critical evaluation (as of a book or play) b: a magazine devoted chiefly to reviews and essays
7. a: a retrospective view or survey (as of one's life) b (1): renewed study of material previously studied (2): an exercise facilitating such study 8: revue
re.view vb [in senses 1 & 2, fr. re- + view; in other senses, fr. review] vt (1576) 1: to view or see again
2: to examine or study again; esp: to reexamine judicially
3: to look back on: take a retrospective view of
4. a: to go over or examine critically or deliberately "~ed the results of the study" b: to give a critical evaluation of "~ a novel"
5: to hold a review of "~ troops" ~ vi 1: to study material again: make a review "~ for a test"
2: to write reviews -- re.view.able adj