Definition of rev upinformal
- The campaign is revving up.
- Big business spending is revving up the economy.
- The company is getting revved up for the launch of its new product line.
: a revolution of a motor
: revolution per minute
: to step up the number of revolutions per minute of
: to drive or operate especially at high speed
: in or into a higher position or level
: from beneath the ground or water to the surface
: from below the horizon
: risen above the horizon
: being out of bed
used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of
: up into or in the
: in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of
: one in a high or advantageous position
: an upward slope
: a period or state of prosperity or success
: to rise from a lying or sitting position
: to move upward : ascend
used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated
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