an agent of the U.S. Treasury Department, especially one whose responsibility is to enforce laws against illegal distilling or bootlegging of alcoholic liquor.
(US, slang) a revenue officer or cutter
noun 1. the system of disbursing part of federal tax revenues to state and local governments for their use. revenue sharing definition A transfer of tax revenue from one unit of government, such as the federal government, to other units, such as state governments.
noun 1. a stamp showing that a governmental tax has been paid.
noun 1. a tariff or duty imposed on imports primarily to produce public revenue. revenue tariff noun 1. a tariff for the purpose of producing public revenue Compare protective tariff
verb (used with object), revered, revering. 1. to regard with respect tinged with awe; venerate: The child revered her mother. verb 1. (transitive) to be in awe of and respect deeply; venerate noun 1. Paul. 1735–1818, American patriot and silversmith, best known for his night ride on April 18, 1775, to warn the Massachusetts colonists […]