revved up; revving up; revs up

Definition of rev up

informal
1 : to become more active The campaign is revving up.
2 : to make (someone or something) more active or effective Big business spending is revving up the economy. The company is getting revved up for the launch of its new product line.

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“Rev up.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rev%20up. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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