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See definition of revving on Dictionary.com
  • as ininstitute
  • as inaccelerate

synonyms for revving

  • appoint
  • come up with
  • create
  • enact
  • establish
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • install
  • introduce
  • launch
  • organize
  • set up
  • bow
  • commence
  • constitute
  • fix
  • found
  • induct
  • invest
  • open
  • ordain
  • originate
  • pioneer
  • rev
  • settle
  • start
  • break in
  • bring into being
  • come out with
  • make up
  • open up
  • set in motion
  • usher in

antonyms for revving

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  • close
  • conclude
  • destroy
  • end
  • finish
  • refuse
  • ruin
  • stop
  • complete
  • ignore
  • unsettle
  • cease
  • halt
  • prevent
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How to use revving in a sentence

Now the street noises assailed his ears; the grinding of gears, the revving of motors.
THIS CROWDED EARTHROBERT BLOCH
Definitely something else, and please go walk into one of those revving propellers, will you!
DAVE DAWSON AT TRUKROBERT SYDNEY BOWEN
It was then that Dave suddenly was conscious of the fact that there were sounds of revving aircraft engines.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE COMMANDOSR. SIDNEY BOWEN
His ears were filled with the sound of the revving aircraft engines.
DAVE DAWSON WITH THE COMMANDOSR. SIDNEY BOWEN
Somewhere down the line a big plane was getting ready to take off, the pilot was checking his magnetos, revving up his engines.
THE GOLDEN SKULLJOHN BLAINE
The motor caught, and after it had idled a few minutes McGee began revving it up.
ACES UPCOVINGTON CLARKE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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