English dictionary definition of:



  • a subsequent examination of a patient for the purpose of monitoring earlier treatment
  • a formal or official examination
  • practice intended to polish performance or refresh the memory
  • (law) a judicial reexamination of the proceedings of a court (especially by an appellate court)
  • a new appraisal or evaluation
  • an essay or article that gives a critical evaluation (as of a book or play)
  • a summary at the end that repeats the substance of a longer discussion
  • a periodical that publishes critical essays on current affairs or literature or art
  • a variety show with topical sketches and songs and dancing and comedians
  • (accounting) a service (less exhaustive than an audit) that provides some assurance to interested parties as to the reliability of financial data


  • look at again; examine again
  • look back upon (a period of time, sequence of events); remember
  • hold a review (of troops)
  • refresh one's memory
  • appraise critically


brushup critique follow-up followup inspection reappraisal reassessment recap recapitulation reexamination reexamine refresh retrospect revaluation revue survey

Spellzone course content

View spelling list ew words and learn about the word review in the Spellzone English spelling course, Unit 7. Long vowels e.g ee, ea or y? oa, o-e, or ow? u-e, ue, or ew?.

Other Spellzone word lists: Education, classroom

Scrabble score for review

Scrabble score = 12

generated at 05:26:21 on 19-10-19

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