Meaning of REVIEW in English

n. & v.


1. a general survey or assessment of a subject or thing.

2 a retrospect or survey of the past.

3 revision or reconsideration (is under review).

4 a display and formal inspection of troops etc.

5 a published account or criticism of a book, play, etc.

6 a periodical publication with critical articles on current events, the arts, etc.

7 a second view.

1. survey or look back on.

2 reconsider or revise.

3 hold a review of (troops etc.).

4 write a review of (a book, play, etc.).

5 view again.

Phrases and idioms:

court of review a court before which sentences etc. come for revision.


reviewable adj. reviewal n. reviewer n.

Etymology: obs. F reveue f. revoir (as RE-, voir see)

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.