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Reviewnoun

A second or subsequent reading of a text or artifact in an attempt to gain new insights.

‘I need to make a review of the book before I can understand it.’;

Reverseadjective

Opposite, contrary; going in the opposite direction.

‘We ate the meal in reverse order, starting with dessert and ending with the starter.’; ‘The mirror showed us a reverse view of the scene.’;

Reviewnoun

An account intended as a critical evaluation of a text or a piece of work.

‘The newspaper review was full of praise for the play.’;

Reverseadjective

Pertaining to engines, vehicle movement etc. moving in a direction opposite to the usual direction.

‘He selected reverse gear.’;

Reviewnoun

(legal) A judicial reassessment of a case or an event.

‘The victims demanded a full judicial review of the case.’;

Reverseadjective

To be in the non-default position; to be set for the lesser-used route.

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Reviewnoun

A stage show made up of topical sketches etc.; a revue.

‘The Cambridge Footlights Review launched many Monty Python faces.’;

Reverseadjective

Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

Reviewnoun

A survey of the available items or material.

‘The magazine contained a review of Paris restaurants.’;

Reverseadjective

(botany) Reversed.

‘a reverse shell’;

Reviewnoun

A periodical which makes a survey of the arts or some other field.

‘The Times Literary Review is published in London.’;

Reverseadjective

(genetics) In which cDNA synthetization is obtained from an RNA template.

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Reviewnoun

A military inspection or display for the benefit of superiors or VIPs.

‘The troops assembled for a review by the Queen.’;

Reverseadverb

In a reverse way or direction; upside-down.

Reviewnoun

A forensic inspection to assess compliance with regulations or some code.

‘The regulators demanded a review against NYSE practices.’;

Reversenoun

The opposite of something.

‘We believed the Chinese weren't ready for us. In fact, the reverse was true.’;

Reviewverb

To survey; to look broadly over.

‘Before I tackle the question directly, I must briefly review historical approaches to the problem.’;

Reversenoun

The act of going backwards; a reversal.

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Reviewverb

To write a critical evaluation of a new art work etc.; to write a review.

‘The critic reviews every new play in London.’;

Reversenoun

A piece of misfortune; a setback.

Reviewverb

To look back over in order to correct or edit; to revise.

Reversenoun

The tails side of a coin, or the side of a medal or badge that is opposite the obverse.

Reviewverb

To look over again (something previously written or learned), especially in preparation for an examination.

Reversenoun

The side of something facing away from a viewer, or from what is considered the front; the other side.

Reviewverb

(obsolete) To view or see again; to look back on.

Reversenoun

The gear setting of an automobile that makes it travel backwards.

Reviewverb

(obsolete) To retrace; to go over again.

Reversenoun

A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

Reviewverb

To view or see again; to look back on.

Reversenoun

(surgery) A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

Reviewverb

To go over and examine critically or deliberately.

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To turn something around such that it faces in the opposite direction.

Reviewverb

To retrace; to go over again.

‘Shall I the long, laborious scene review?’;

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To turn something inside out or upside down.

Reviewverb

To look back; to make a review.

Reverseverb

(intransitive) To transpose the positions of two things.

Reviewnoun

A second or repeated view; a reëxamination; a retrospective survey; a looking over again; as, a review of one's studies; a review of life.

Reverseverb

(transitive) To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

Reviewnoun

An examination with a view to amendment or improvement; revision; as, an author's review of his works.

Reverseverb

To return, come back.

Reviewnoun

A critical examination of a publication, with remarks; a criticism; a critique.

Reverseverb

To turn away; to cause to depart.

Reviewnoun

A periodical containing critical essays upon matters of interest, as new productions in literature, art, etc.

Reverseverb

To cause to return; to recall.

Reviewnoun

An inspection, as of troops under arms or of a naval force, by a high officer, for the purpose of ascertaining the state of discipline, equipments, etc.

Reverseverb

(legal) To revoke a law, or to change a decision into its opposite.

‘to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree’;

Reviewnoun

The judicial examination of the proceedings of a lower court by a higher.

Reverseverb

(ergative) To cause a mechanism or a vehicle to operate or move in the opposite direction to normal.

Reviewnoun

A lesson studied or recited for a second time.

Reverseverb

(chemistry) To change the direction of a reaction such that the products become the reactants and vice-versa.

Reviewnoun

a new appraisal or evaluation

Reverseverb

To place a set of points in the reverse position

Reviewnoun

an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)

Reverseverb

to move from the normal position to the reverse position

Reviewnoun

a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment

Reverseverb

To overthrow; to subvert.

Reviewnoun

(accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data

Reverseadjective

Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method.

Reviewnoun

a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians

Reverseadjective

Turned upside down; greatly disturbed.

‘He found the sea diverseWith many a windy storm reverse.’;

Reviewnoun

a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art

Reverseadjective

Reversed; as, a reverse shell.

Reviewnoun

a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion

Reversenoun

That which appears or is presented when anything, as a lance, a line, a course of conduct, etc., is reverted or turned contrary to its natural direction.

‘He did so with the reverse of the lance.’;

Reviewnoun

(law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)

Reversenoun

That which is directly opposite or contrary to something else; a contrary; an opposite.

‘And then mistook reverse of wrong for right.’; ‘To make everything the reverse of what they have seen, is quite as easy as to destroy.’;

Reviewnoun

practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory

Reversenoun

The act of reversing; complete change; reversal; hence, total change in circumstances or character; especially, a change from better to worse; misfortune; a check or defeat; as, the enemy met with a reverse.

‘The strange reverse of fate you see;I pitied you, now you may pity me.’; ‘By a reverse of fortune, Stephen becomes rich.’;

Reviewnoun

a formal or official examination;

‘the platoon stood ready for review’; ‘we had to wait for the inspection before we could use the elevator’;

Reversenoun

The back side; as, the reverse of a drum or trench; the reverse of a medal or coin, that is, the side opposite to the obverse. See Obverse.

Reviewverb

look at again; examine again;

‘let's review your situation’;

Reversenoun

A thrust in fencing made with a backward turn of the hand; a backhanded stroke.

Reviewverb

appraise critically;

‘She reviews books for the New York Times’; ‘Please critique this performance’;

Reversenoun

A turn or fold made in bandaging, by which the direction of the bandage is changed.

Reviewverb

hold a review (of troops)

Reverseverb

To turn back; to cause to face in a contrary direction; to cause to depart.

‘And that old dame said many an idle verse,Out of her daughter's heart fond fancies to reverse.’;

Reviewverb

refresh one's memory;

‘I reviewed the material before the test’;

Reverseverb

To cause to return; to recall.

‘And to his fresh remembrance did reverseThe ugly view of his deformed crimes.’;

Reviewverb

look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events, etc.); remember;

‘she reviewed her achievements with pride’;

Reverseverb

To change totally; to alter to the opposite.

‘Reverse the doom of death.’; ‘She reversed the conduct of the celebrated vicar of Bray.’;

Review

A review is an evaluation of a publication, service, or company such as a movie (a movie review), video game (video game review), musical composition (music review of a composition or recording), book (book review); a piece of hardware like a car, home appliance, or computer; or softwares such as business software, sales softwares; or an event or performance, such as a live music concert, play, musical theater show, dance show or art exhibition. In addition to a critical evaluation, the review's author may assign the work a rating to indicate its relative merit.

Reverseverb

To turn upside down; to invert.

‘A pyramid reversed may stand upon his point if balanced by admirable skill.’;

Reverseverb

Hence, to overthrow; to subvert.

‘These can divide, and these reverse, the state.’; ‘Custom . . . reverses even the distinctions of good and evil.’;

Reverseverb

To overthrow by a contrary decision; to make void; to under or annual for error; as, to reverse a judgment, sentence, or decree.

Reverseverb

To return; to revert.

Reverseverb

To become or be reversed.

Reversenoun

a relation of direct opposition;

‘we thought Sue was older than Bill but just the reverse was true’;

Reversenoun

the gears by which the motion of a machine can be reversed

Reversenoun

an unfortunate happening that hinders of impedes; something that is thwarting or frustrating

Reversenoun

the side of a coin or medal that does not bear the principal design

Reversenoun

(American football) a running play in which a back running in one direction hands the ball to a back running in the opposite direction

Reversenoun

turning in the opposite direction

Reverseverb

change to the contrary;

‘The trend was reversed’; ‘the tides turned against him’; ‘public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern’;

Reverseverb

turn inside out or upside down

Reverseverb

rule against;

‘The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill’;

Reverseverb

annul by recalling or rescinding;

‘He revoked the ban on smoking’; ‘lift an embargo’; ‘vacate a death sentence’;

Reverseadjective

directed or moving toward the rear;

‘a rearward glance’; ‘a rearward movement’;

Reverseadjective

reversed (turned backward) in order or nature or effect

Reverseadjective

of the transmission gear causing backward movement in a motor vehicle;

‘in reverse gear’;

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