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revel

play
verb rev·el \ˈre-vəl\

Definition of revel

reveled

or

revelled

;

reveling

or

revelling

play \ˈre-və-liŋ, ˈrev-liŋ\
  1. intransitive verb
  2. 1 :  to take part in a revel :  carouse

  3. 2 :  to take intense pleasure or satisfaction <reveled in the quiet after everyone had gone>

Examples of revel in a sentence

  1. <reveling all night is not conducive to a productive next day at work>

Origin and Etymology of revel

Middle English, from Anglo-French reveler, literally, to rebel, from Latin rebellare


First Known Use: 14th century


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revel

noun rev·el

Definition of revel

  1. :  a usually wild party or celebration

Examples of revel in a sentence

  1. <in Finland, Midsummer Day ushers in a nationwide revel as the Finns celebrate the endless hours of sunlight with bonfires and parties>

14th Century

First Known Use of revel

14th century



REVEL Defined for English Language Learners


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revel

noun rev·el

Definition of revel for English Language Learners

  • : a noisy and wild celebration


REVEL Defined for Kids

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revel

play
verb rev·el \ˈre-vəl\

Definition of revel for Students

reveled

or

revelled

reveling

or

revelling

  1. :  to take great pleasure <He reveled in his success.>


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revel

play
noun rev·el

Definition of revel for Students

  1. :  a noisy or merry celebration



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