rev: Meaning and Definition of


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


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Revelation; Revelations.
  2. Reverend.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. revenue.
  2. reverse.
  3. review.
  4. reviewed.
  5. revise; revised.
  6. revision.
  7. revolution.
  8. revolving.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
See also:
  • rev (Thesaurus)