mutiny


mutiny
I noun defiance, disloyalty, disobedience, insubordination, insurgence, insurgency, insurrection, motus, opposition, oppugnancy, outbreak, rebellion, refusal to comply, resistance, revolt, revolution, seditio, sedition, subversion, treason, upheaval, uprising II index defect, defiance, defy, desertion, disloyalty, disobey, infidelity, insurrection, outbreak, rebel, rebellion, resistance, revolt, secede, sedition, treason

Burton's Legal Thesaurus. . 2006


mutiny
n.
A rebellion by soldiers or sailors against their commanding officers.
v.
mutiny
adj.
mutinous

The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. . 2008.


mutiny
A rising against lawful or constituted authority, particularly in the naval or armed services.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


mutiny
A rising against lawful or constituted authority, particularly in the naval or armed services.

Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.

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  • Mutiny — Mu ti*ny, n.; pl. {Mutinies}. [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn, mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See {Move}.] 1. Insurrection against constituted… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Mutiny — Mu ti*ny, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Mutinied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Mutinying}.] 1. To rise against, or refuse to obey, lawful authority in military or naval service; to excite, or to be guilty of, mutiny or mutinous conduct; to revolt against one s… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • mutiny — [n] defiance, resistance disobedience, insubordination, insurrection, refusal to obey, revolt, revolution, riot, rising, strike, uprising; concepts 300,388,633 Ant. obedience, subservience mutiny [v] defy, revolt be insubordinate, disobey,… …   New thesaurus

  • mutiny — ► NOUN (pl. mutinies) ▪ an open rebellion against authority, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers. ► VERB (mutinies, mutinied) ▪ engage in mutiny; rebel. ORIGIN from French mutin mutineer, rebellious …   English terms dictionary

  • mutiny — [myo͞ot′ n ē] n. pl. mutinies [< earlier mutine, to rebel < Fr mutiner < OFr mutin, mutinous < meute, a revolt < LL * movita, movement, ult. < L movere,MOVE] revolt against and, often, forcible resistance to constituted… …   English World dictionary

  • Mutiny — (engl., spr. msūtini), Aufruhr. Empörung; im besondern der Sepoy Aufstand 1857/58 (s. Ostindien, Geschichte) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • mutiny — *rebellion, revolution, uprising, revolt, insurrection, putsch, coup Analogous words: *sedition, treason: traitorousness, treacherousness, perfidiousness or perfidy, faithlessness (see corresponding adjectives at FAITHLESS) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • Mutiny — For other uses, see Mutiny (disambiguation). Mutiny is a conspiracy among members of a group of similarly situated individuals (typically members of the military; or the crew of any ship, even if they are civilians) to openly oppose, change or… …   Wikipedia


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