review verb

1 examine sth again

ADV. comprehensively, fully, thoroughly | extensively, widely | carefully | briefly | urgently Safety procedures are being urgently reviewed after a chemical leak at the factory. | currently We are currently reviewing the situation. | constantly, regularly | annually, from time to time, periodically This figure will be reviewed from time to time in the light of inflation. | critically Pull out your budget and critically review each line on it.

VERB + REVIEW agree to, promise to | ask sb to | decline to, refuse to

PHRASES review sth in the light of sth This case should be reviewed in the light of new evidence.

2 write a report of a book/film, etc.

ADV. favourably The film has been favourably reviewed in a number of papers. | critically