The Revised Version of the Bible, a version prepared in accordance with a resolution passed, in 1870, by both houses of the Convocation of the Province of Canterbury, England. Both English and American revisers were employed on the work. It was first published in a complete form in 1885, and is a revised form of the Authorized Version. See Authorized Version, under Authorized.

(Re*vise"), n.

1. A review; a revision. Boyle.

2. (Print.) A second proof sheet; a proof sheet taken after the first or a subsequent correction.

(Re*vis"er) n. One who revises.

(Re*vi"sion) n. [F. révision, L. revisio.]

1. The act of revising; reëxamination for correction; review; as, the revision of a book or writing, or of a proof sheet; a revision of statutes.

2. That which is made by revising.

Syn. — Reëxamination; revisal; revise; review.

(Re*vi"sion*al Re*vi"sion*a*ry) a. Of or pertaining to revision; revisory.

(Re*vis"it) v. t.

1. To visit again. Milton.

2. To revise. [Obs.] Ld. Berners.

(Re*vis`it*a"tion) n. The act of revisiting.

(Re*vi"so*ry) a. Having the power or purpose to revise; revising. Story.

(Re*vi"tal*ize) v. t. To restore vitality to; to bring back to life. L. S. Beale.

(Re*viv"a*ble) a. That may be revived.

(Re*viv"al) n. [From Revive.] The act of reviving, or the state of being revived. Specifically: (a) Renewed attention to something, as to letters or literature. (b) Renewed performance of, or interest in, something, as the drama and literature. (c) Renewed interest in religion, after indifference and decline; a period of religious awakening; special religious interest. (d) Reanimation from a state of langour or depression; — applied to the health, spirits, and the like. (e) Renewed pursuit, or cultivation, or flourishing state of something, as of commerce, arts, agriculture. (f) Renewed prevalence of something, as a practice or a fashion. (g) (Law) Restoration of force, validity, or effect; renewal; as, the revival of a debt barred by limitation; the revival of a revoked will, etc. (h) Revivification, as of a metal. See Revivification, 2.

(Re*viv"al*ism) n. The spirit of religious revivals; the methods of revivalists.

(Re*viv"al*ist), n. A clergyman or layman who promotes revivals of religion; an advocate for religious revivals; sometimes, specifically, a clergyman, without a particular charge, who goes about to promote revivals. Also used adjectively.

(Re*viv`al*is"tic) a. Pertaining to revivals.

3. To review, alter, and amend; as, to revise statutes; to revise an agreement; to revise a dictionary.

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