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Synonyms of 'revise'

(verb) 
Definition
to change or alter
He soon came to revise his opinion.
Synonyms
change
They should change the law to make it illegal to own replica weapons.
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review
The next day we reviewed the previous day's work.
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modify
They agreed to modify their recruitment policy.
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reconsider
We want you to reconsider your decision to resign.
We urge you to reconsider.
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re-examine
They will also have to re-examine their expectations.
(verb) 
Definition
to prepare a new edition of (a previously printed work)
Three editors handled revising the articles.
Synonyms
edit
The publisher has the right to edit the book once it has been written.
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correct
You may need surgery to correct the problem.
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alter
They have never altered their programmes.
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update
an updated edition of the book
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amend
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.
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rewrite
students rewrite their papers and submit them
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rework
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redo
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rebrand
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emend
(verb) 
Definition
to read (something) several times in order to learn it in preparation for an examination
I have to revise maths tonight.
Synonyms
study
The rehearsals make it difficult for her to study for her law exams.
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go over
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run through
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cram (informal)
She was cramming hard for her exam.
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reread
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swot up on (British, informal)

Additional synonyms

in the sense of alter
Definition
to make or become different
They have never altered their programmes.
Synonyms
remodel,
tweak (informal),
recast,
reshape,
in the sense of amend
Definition
to make small changes to something such as a piece of writing or a contract, in order to improve it
The committee put forward proposals to amend the penal system.
in the sense of correct
Definition
to make free from or put right errors
You may need surgery to correct the problem.
Synonyms
set the record straight,
emend

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