Definition of revel verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

revel

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BrE BrE//ˈrevl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevl//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they revel
BrE BrE//ˈrevl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevl//
 
he / she / it revels
BrE BrE//ˈrevlz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevlz//
 
past simple revelled
BrE BrE//ˈrevld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevld//
 
past participle revelled
BrE BrE//ˈrevld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevld//
 
(US English) past simple reveled
BrE BrE//ˈrevld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevld//
 
(US English) past participle reveled
BrE BrE//ˈrevld//
 
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-ing form revelling
BrE BrE//ˈrevlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevlɪŋ//
 
(US English) -ing form reveling
BrE BrE//ˈrevlɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrevlɪŋ//
 
 
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(revelling, revelled, (US English)reveling, reveled) [intransitive] to spend time enjoying yourself in a noisy, enthusiastic way synonym make merry Word Origin late Middle English: from Old French reveler ‘rise up in rebellion’, from Latin rebellare ‘to rebel’. Phrasal Verbsrevel in something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: revel

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