rev - definition and synonyms

verb [intransitive/transitive] 

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/rev/
present tense
I/you/we/theyrev
he/she/itrevs
present participlerevving
past tenserevved
past participlerevved
  1. rev

    or

    rev up

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

    Armstrong revved the engine and drove off.

phrasal verbs