Definition of “rev” - English Dictionary

“rev” in British English

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revnoun [ C usually plural ]

uk /rev/ us /rev/ informal

revverb [ I or T ]

uk /rev/ us /rev/ -vv-

(Definition of “rev” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“rev” in American English

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revverb [ I/T ]

us /rev/ -vv-

to increase the speed of the engine of a vehicle while the vehicle is not moving:

[ T ] The pilot moved the plane into position and revved its engines.

Phrasal verb(s)

(Definition of “rev” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)