delight, enjoy, revel(verb)
take delight in
"he delights in his granddaughter"
revel, racket, make whoopie, make merry, make happy, whoop it up, jollify, wassail(verb)
celebrate noisily, often indulging in drinking; engage in uproarious festivities
"The members of the wedding party made merry all night"; "Let's whoop it up--the boss is gone!"
An instance of merrymaking; a celebration.
To make merry; to have a gay, lively time.
Origin: From revelen, from revel, from reveler, from rebello
a feast with loose and noisy jollity; riotous festivity or merrymaking; a carousal
to feast in a riotous manner; to carouse; to act the bacchanalian; to make merry
to move playfully; to indulge without restraint
to draw back; to retract
Origin: [OF. reveler to revolt, rebel, make merry, fr. L. rebellare. See Rebel.]
Revel is the first official release by the Richmond, Virginia, based Pat McGee Band.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rev′el, v.i. to feast in a riotous or noisy manner: to carouse.—v.i. to draw back:—pr.p. rev′elling; pa.t. and pa.p. rev′elled.—n. a riotous feast: carousal: a kind of dance: a wake.—ns. Rev′el-coil, Rev′el-dash (obs.), a wild revel; Rev′eller, one who takes part in carousals: a low liver; Rev′el-mas′ter, the director of Christmas revels: the lord of misrule; Rev′elment; Rev′el-rout, lawless revelry; Rev′elry, riotous or noisy festivity. [O. Fr. reveler—L. rebellāre, to rebel.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
or Reval (52), capital of the government of Esthonia, in Russia, is a flourishing seaport on the S. side of the Gulf of Finland, 232 m. W. of St. Petersburg; has a castle, fortifications, cathedral, mediæval antiquities, &c.; chiefly engaged in commerce; exports largely oats and other cereals, spirits, flax, &c.
The numerical value of revel in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of revel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
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- vychutnávat si, hýřit, oddávat seCzech
- Ausgelassenheit, Feier, schwelgen, feiernGerman
- rellestys, juhlia, juhlinta, rellestääFinnish
- se délecterFrench
- celebrare, baldoriaItalian
- passim lasciviendi permittebatLatin
- пирување, пир, пируваMacedonian
- feesten, zwelgenDutch
- esbaldar-se, revelPortuguese
- кутёж, пир, пировать, кутить, упиватьсяRussian
- festa, fira, frossaSwedish
- vui chơiVietnamese
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