re·vise / riˈvīz/ • v. [tr.] reconsider and alter (something) in the light of further evidence: he had cause to revise his opinion a moment after expressing it. ∎ reexamine and make alterations to (written or printed matter): the book was published in 1960 and revised in 1968 | [as adj.] (revised) a revised edition. ∎ alter so as to make more efficient or realistic: [as adj.] (revised) the revised finance and administrative groups. • n. Printing a proof including corrections made in an earlier proof.DERIVATIVES: re·vis·a·ble adj.re·vis·al / -ˈvīzəl/ n.re·vis·er n.re·vi·so·ry / -ˈvīzərē/ adj.