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Synonyms of review in English:


  • 1 the Council is to undertake a review of its property portfolio
  • 2 the rent is due for review
    reconsideration, re-examination, reassessment, re-evaluation, reappraisal, moderation, rethink, another look, a fresh look;
    change, alteration, modification, revision
  • 3 he began to write reviews of local stage plays
    criticism, critique, write-up, notice, assessment, evaluation, judgement, rating, commentary;
    piece, article, column
    British informal crit
  • 4 a recent scientific review contained the following article
  • 5 the authority's latest annual review of the local economy
    survey, report, study, account, record, description, exposition, statement, delineation, overview, rundown, breakdown, overall picture;
    Law  summing-up
    Military , informal sitrep
  • 6 in a traditional military review, the visiting leader inspects the soldiers up close
    inspection, parade, display, demonstration, field day, tattoo, array, muster, procession;
    British  march past
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  • 1 I shall first review the empirical evidence
    survey, study, research, consider, take stock of, analyse, audit, examine, scrutinize, enquire into, make enquiries into, explore, look into, probe, investigate, conduct investigations into, inspect, assess, appraise, size up;
    Law  sum up
    rare anatomize
  • 2 the referee reviewed the decision he'd made
    reconsider, re-examine, reassess, re-evaluate, reappraise, moderate, rethink, think over, take another look at, take a fresh look at, look at in a different light, have another think about;
    change, alter, modify, revise
    [Antonyms] stick by
  • 3 once in bed, he reviewed the day
    remember, recall, recollect, reflect on, think through, go over in one's mind, cast one's mind back to, think back on, look back on;
    hark back to, call to mind, summon up, evoke
  • 4 the Commander-in-Chief reviewed his troops
    inspect, view, scrutinize;
    parade, muster, march past
  • 5 John Daly reviewed the novel for the Times
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