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re·vet

 (rĭ-vĕt′)
v. re·vet·ted, re·vet·ting, re·vets
v.tr.
To retain (an embankment, for example) with a layer of stone, concrete, or other supporting material; provide with a revetment.
v.intr.
To construct a revetment.

[French revêtir, from Old French revestir, to clothe again, from Latin revestīre : re-, re- + vestīre, to clothe (from vestis, garment; see wes-2 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]

revet

(rɪˈvɛt)
vb, -vets, -vetting or -vetted
1. (Building) to face (a wall or embankment) with stones
2. (Fortifications) to face (a wall or embankment) with stones
[C19: from French revêt, from Old French revestir to reclothe; see revest]

re•vet

(rɪˈvɛt)

v.t. -vet•ted, -vet•ting.
to face, as an embankment, with masonry or other material.
[1805–15; < French revêtir literally, to reclothe]

revet


Past participle: revetted
Gerund: revetting

Imperative
revet
revet
Present
I revet
you revet
he/she/it revets
we revet
you revet
they revet
Preterite
I revetted
you revetted
he/she/it revetted
we revetted
you revetted
they revetted
Present Continuous
I am revetting
you are revetting
he/she/it is revetting
we are revetting
you are revetting
they are revetting
Present Perfect
I have revetted
you have revetted
he/she/it has revetted
we have revetted
you have revetted
they have revetted
Past Continuous
I was revetting
you were revetting
he/she/it was revetting
we were revetting
you were revetting
they were revetting
Past Perfect
I had revetted
you had revetted
he/she/it had revetted
we had revetted
you had revetted
they had revetted
Future
I will revet
you will revet
he/she/it will revet
we will revet
you will revet
they will revet
Future Perfect
I will have revetted
you will have revetted
he/she/it will have revetted
we will have revetted
you will have revetted
they will have revetted
Future Continuous
I will be revetting
you will be revetting
he/she/it will be revetting
we will be revetting
you will be revetting
they will be revetting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revetting
you have been revetting
he/she/it has been revetting
we have been revetting
you have been revetting
they have been revetting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revetting
you will have been revetting
he/she/it will have been revetting
we will have been revetting
you will have been revetting
they will have been revetting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revetting
you had been revetting
he/she/it had been revetting
we had been revetting
you had been revetting
they had been revetting
Conditional
I would revet
you would revet
he/she/it would revet
we would revet
you would revet
they would revet
Past Conditional
I would have revetted
you would have revetted
he/she/it would have revetted
we would have revetted
you would have revetted
they would have revetted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.revet - construct a revetment
revet - face with a layer of stone or concrete or other supporting material so as to retain; "face an embankment"
build, construct, make - make by combining materials and parts; "this little pig made his house out of straw"; "Some eccentric constructed an electric brassiere warmer"
2.revet - face with a layer of stone or concrete or other supporting material so as to retain; "face an embankment"
face - cover the front or surface of; "The building was faced with beautiful stones"
revet - construct a revetment
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