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
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
No game ends in the first quarter, obviously we will be appealing. There's a lot still going on, including settlement talks with Revel.
Learn to revel in the unalloyed loveliness of receiving attention—to do this, you may have to leave your computer keyboard and invite it.
I'll fight when needed, revel when there's an occasion, mourn when there is grief, and die if my time comes… but I won't let anyone use me against my will.
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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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