Synonyms of 'review'
a retrospective surveyShe has announced a review of adoption laws.
a general survey or reporta review on the training and education of over-16s
She gave the newspaper a quick survey.
a report by the Association of University Teachers
the first study of English children's attitudes
They collect blood samples for analysis at the laboratory.
They have taken the documents away for examination.
His private life came under media scrutiny.
a quick perusal of the situations-vacant column
a critical assessment of a book, film, etc.We've never had a good review in the press.
The book is a feminist critique of Victorian female novelists.
He will be writing a twice-weekly commentary on American society and culture.
Evaluation is standard practice for the training course.
critical assessment, ,
She got some good notices for her performance last night.
Her work includes novels, poetry and literary criticism.
a formal or official inspectionan early morning review of the troops
a publication containing such articlesHe was recruited to write for the Edinburgh Review.
to examine againThe next day we reviewed the previous day's work.
We want you to reconsider your decision to resign.
We urge you to reconsider.
revise, , ,
He soon came to revise his opinion.
I will reassess the situation when I get home.
They will also have to re-examine their expectations.
take another look at,
Let's just recapitulate the essential points.
look at again,
go over again
to hold or write a review ofI see that no papers have reviewed my book.
The test was to assess aptitude rather than academic achievement.
write a critique of, ,
It will take a few more years to judge the impact of these ideas.
They met today to discuss how to respond to the ultimatum.
He is weighing the possibility of filing charges against the doctor.
evaluate, , ,
Trained nurses are required to evaluate the patients' individual needs.
give your opinion of
to inspect formally or officiallyHe reviewed the troops.
Cut the fruit in half and inspect the pips.
Check the accuracy of every detail in your CV.
Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
He pushed himself to his feet and surveyed the room.
He examined her passport and stamped it.
He was not allowed to read any book until his father had vetted it.
She scrutinized his features.
give (something or someone) the once-over (informal)
to look back upon (a period of time or sequence of events)Review all the information you need.
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in the sense of analysis
the separation of a whole into its parts for study or interpretationThey collect blood samples for analysis at the laboratory.
in the sense of check
to examine, investigate, or make an inquiry intoCheck the accuracy of every detail in your CV.Get a mechanic to check the car out for you before you buy it.
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