(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
v. t. reexamine, reconsider, revise, recall, rehearse, criticize, inspect. See inquiry, memory, attention. —n. retrospection, recollection; critique, criticism; inspection, parade; résumé, recapitulation, summary. See drama, repetition, thought, judgment.
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [A reexamination]
Syn. reconsideration, reevaluation, second thought, revision, retrospection, second view, reflection, study, survey, inspection, retrospect; see also examination 1 , study 2 .
2. [A critical study]
Syn. survey, critique, criticism, analysis, commentary, dissertation, study, investigation, discourse, theme, thesis, essay, monograph, critical review, article, report, treatise, book review, exposition, discussion, canvass, evaluation, appraisal.
3. [A summary]
Syn. synopsis, abstract, outline; see summary .
4. [A formal inspection]
Syn. parade, inspection, dress parade, march, procession, cavalcade, column, file, military display, march past, the once-over*; see also display 2 .
1. [To criticize]
Syn. evaluate, critique, comment on; see examine 1 , interpret 1 .
2. [To examine]
Syn. analyze, reexamine, check thoroughly; see correct 1 , examine 1 , reconsider .
3. [To study]
Syn. go over, look over, bone up*; see study 1 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
1. examination reexamination, reassessment, second look, another look, rundown, survey, inspection, reevaluation, retrospection.
2. critique evaluation, commentary, appraisal, report, *write-up, criticism, blurb, notice, rave, *pan.
3. formal inspection exhibition, parade, procession, exposition, demonstration.
1. examine reexamine, reassess, have a second look, have another look, run down, survey, inspect, reevaluate, go over again, retrospect.
2. critique evaluate, comment on, appraise, report on, *write up, criticize, rave, *pan, *trash, *slam.
(Roget's Thesaurus II) I verb 1. To give a recapitulation of the salient facts of: abstract, epitomize, go over, recapitulate, run down, run through, summarize, sum up, synopsize, wrap up. Informal: recap. See THOUGHTS. 2. To consider again, especially with the possibility of change: reconsider, reevaluate, reexamine, rethink. See THOUGHTS. 3. To write a critical report on: criticize. See OPINION, WORDS. II noun 1. A close or systematic study: analysis, examination, inspection, investigation, survey. See INVESTIGATE. 2. Evaluative and critical discourse: criticism, critique, notice. See OPINION, WORDS. 3. A formal military inspection: parade. See INVESTIGATE.

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