One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘the conference called for revision of the Prayer Book’
emendation, correction, alteration, changing, adaptation, editing, copy-editing, rewriting, redrafting, recasting, rephrasing, reworking, updating, revamping
2‘this revision is much more readable’
version, corrected version, edition, rewrite, reworking
variant, form, update, reading, rendition, adaptation
first edition, first draft
3‘a major revision of the system’
reconsideration, review, re-examination, reassessment, re-evaluation, reappraisal, rethinking, rethink, thinking over
change, alteration, modification
4‘he was doing some revision for his exam’
rereading, studying, memorizing, cramming
British informal swotting
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