rev

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See also: Rev, rev., Rev., and řev

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation of revolution

Noun[edit]

rev (plural revs)

  1. revolution

Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of reverend

Abbreviation[edit]

rev

  1. reverend

Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation of revolutions, rpm (onomatopoeia)

Verb[edit]

rev (third-person singular simple present revs, present participle revving, simple past and past participle revved)

  1. To increase the speed of a motor, or to operate at a higher speed.
    He revved the engine in a rather macho style.
    You could hear the engines revving from a mile away.
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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rev ?, f

  1. run
  2. escape

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

rev

  1. rafsi of renvi.

Norwegian[edit]

rev (1)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse refr, from Proto-Germanic *rebaz.

Noun[edit]

rev m

  1. fox
  2. (slang) marijuana

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References[edit]

  • “rev” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

rev c, n

  1. a fishing line c
  2. a reef; rocks close to the water surface. n

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Verb[edit]

rev

  1. past tense of riva.