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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of rev

First recorded in 1900–05; short for revolution

Other definitions for rev (2 of 3)

rev.

abbreviation

Other definitions for rev (3 of 3)

Rev.

abbreviation
Bible. Revelation.
Reverend.
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How to use rev in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for rev (1 of 3)

rev
/ (rɛv) informal /

noun
revolution per minutethe engine was doing 5000 revs
verb revs, revving or revved
(often foll by up) to increase the speed of revolution of (an engine)

British Dictionary definitions for rev (2 of 3)

rev.

abbreviation for

British Dictionary definitions for rev (3 of 3)

Rev.

abbreviation for
Bible Revelation
Reverend
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