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REVISION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does revision mean? 

REVISION (noun)
  The noun REVISION has 3 senses:

1. the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)
2. the act of rewriting something
3. something that has been written again

  Familiarity information: REVISION used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


REVISION (noun)


Sense 1revision [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration and modification)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

revision; alteration

Context example:

it would require a drastic revision of his opinion

Hypernyms ("revision" is a kind of...):

transformation; translation (the act of changing in form or shape or appearance)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "revision"):

distraction; misdirection (the act of distracting; drawing someone's attention away from something)

modulation (the act of modifying or adjusting according to due measure and proportion (as with regard to artistic effect))

qualification (the act of modifying or changing the strength of some idea)

reorganization (an extensive alteration of the structure of a corporation or government)

metamorphosis; transfiguration (a striking change in appearance or character or circumstances)


Sense 2revision [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of rewriting something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

revisal; revise; revision; rescript

Hypernyms ("revision" is a kind of...):

revising; rewriting (editing that involves writing something again)


Sense 3revision [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Something that has been written again

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

rewrite; revision; rescript

Context example:

the rewrite was much better

Hypernyms ("revision" is a kind of...):

piece of writing; writing; written material (the work of a writer; anything expressed in letters of the alphabet (especially when considered from the point of view of style and effect))


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