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Synonyms of review in English:


  • 1 the council undertook a review
  • 2 the rent is due for review
    change, alteration, modification, revision
  • 3 book reviews
    criticism, critique, assessment, evaluation, commentary
    informal take
  • 4 a scientific review
    journal, periodical, magazine, publication
  • 5 their review of the economy
    survey, report, study, account, description, statement, overview, analysis
  • 6 a military review
    inspection, parade, tattoo, procession, march past
  • verb

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  • 1 I reviewed the evidence
    informal size up
  • 2 the referee reviewed his decision
    change, alter, modify, revise
  • 3 he reviewed the day
    remember, recall, reflect on, think through, go over in one's mind, look back on
  • 4 the general reviewed his troops
    inspect, view
  • 5 she reviewed the play
    comment on, evaluate, assess, appraise, judge, critique, criticize
  • Quote

    One cannot review a bad book without showing off.
    W. H. Auden "Reading" (1962)

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