Meaning of rev
Pronunciation: (rev), [key]
— n., v., revved, rev•ving.
- a revolution (in an engine or the like).
- to accelerate sharply the speed of (an engine or the like) (often fol. by up).
- (of an engine) to accelerate; become revved (often fol. by up).
- to increase in strength or accelerate sharply: The economy is beginning to rev up.
- Revelation; Revelations.
- revise; revised.
- rev (Thesaurus)