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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theyrev up
he/she/itrevs up
present participlerevving up
past tenserevved up
past participlerevved up

Related meanings

  1. 1
    same as rev1
  2. 2
    informal to become or make something become faster, more lively, or more exciting

    The presidential candidates are now revving up their campaigns.

See also main entry: rev


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