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verb [intransitive/transitive] rev pronunciation in American English /rev/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlerevving
past tenserevved
past participlerevved
  1. rev


    rev up

    if you rev an engine, or if it revs, you press the gas pedal with your foot when the vehicle is not moving in order to make the engine operate faster

    Armstrong revved the engine and drove off.

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to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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the activity of exploring abandoned buildings and other manmade structures

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