The DICT Development Group

Search for:
Search type:

Database copyright information
Server information

4 definitions found
 for revision
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Revision \Re*vi"sion\, n. [F. r['e]vision, L. revisio.]
     1. The act of revising; reexamination for correction; review;
        as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof
        sheet; a revision of statutes.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. That which is made by revising.
        [1913 Webster]
     Syn: Reexamination; revisal; revise; review.
          [1913 Webster] Revisional

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of revising or altering (involving reconsideration
           and modification); "it would require a drastic revision of
           his opinion" [syn: revision, alteration]
      2: the act of rewriting something [syn: revision, revisal,
         revise, rescript]
      3: something that has been written again; "the rewrite was much
         better" [syn: rewrite, revision, rescript]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  68 Moby Thesaurus words for "revision":
     amendment, copy, correction, duplication, editing, edition,
     emendation, imitation, improvement, modification, overhaul,
     overhauling, palingenesis, re-creation, re-examination,
     re-formation, reappraisal, reassessment, rebirth, rebuilding,
     recension, recheck, reconsideration, reconstitution,
     reconstruction, rectification, redaction, redesign, redoing,
     redraft, reedition, reestablishment, refashioning, regeneration,
     regenesis, reinquiry, reinstitution, reissue, remaking, renascence,
     rendition, renovation, reorganization, repetition, reprinting,
     reproduction, rescript, rescription, reshaping, restoration,
     restructuring, resurrection, rethinking, retrospect, retrospection,
     revaluation, revampment, review, revisal, revise, revised edition,
     revising, revival, rewrite, rewriting, update, updating, version

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

      A release of a piece of software which is not
     a major release or a bugfix, but only introduces small
     changes or new features.

Contact=webmaster@dict.org Specification=RFC 2229