revolt


revolt
I noun agitation, apostasy, change of sides, contrariety, counteraction, defection, defectio, defiance, desertion, disobedience, dissension, faithlessness, inconstancy, insubordination, insurgency, insurrection, motus, mutiny, noncompliance, opposition, outbreak, overthrow, overturn, political upheaval, rebellion, recalcitrance, resistance, revolution, rising, secession, seditio, sedition, strife, strike, subversion, tergiversation, tumultus, uprising II index conflict, contest (dispute), defect, defiance, disagree, disloyalty, disobey, disturbance, fight (battle), infidelity, insurrection, mutiny, outbreak, outburst, overthrow, protest, rebel, rebellion, reject, rejection, repel (disgust), resistance, revolution, riot, secede, sedition, strike (refuse to work), subversion, treason

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revolt
n.
A rebellion against established authority, intended to end it; refusal to obey authority.
v.
revolt

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  • Revolt — Re*volt , v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Revolted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Revolting}.] [Cf. F. r[ e]voller, It. rivoltare. See {Revolt}, n.] 1. To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revolt — Re*volt , v. t. 1. To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight. [Obs.] Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. To do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence; to shock; as, to revolt the feelings. [1913 Webster] This… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Revolt — Re*volt , n. [F. r[ e]volte, It. rivolta, fr. rivolto, p. p. fr. L. revolvere, revolutum. See {Revolve}.] 1. The act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • revolt — [n] uprising defection, displeasure, insurgency, insurrection, mutiny, rebellion, revolution, rising, sedition; concepts 106,300,320 Ant. calm, harmony, peace revolt [v1] rebel, rise up against arise, boycott, break, defect, defy, drop out, get… …   New thesaurus

  • revolt — [ri vōlt′] n. [Fr révolte < révolter, to revolt < It rivoltare < VL * revolutare, for L revolvere: see REVOLVE] 1. a rising up against the government; rebellion; insurrection 2. any refusal to submit to or accept authority, custom, etc.… …   English World dictionary

  • rèvolt — m 1. {{001f}}jako negodovanje, ozlojeđenost, oštro opiranje, ogorčenje 2. {{001f}}ustanak, pobuna ✧ {{001f}}fr …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • revolt — (v.) 1540s, from M.Fr. revolter, from It. rivoltare to overthrow, overturn, from V.L. *revolvitare to overturn, overthrow, frequentative of L. revolvere (pp. revolutus) turn, roll back (see REVOLVE (Cf. revolve)). The noun is from 1550s.… …   Etymology dictionary

  • revolt — rèvolt m DEFINICIJA 1. jako negodovanje, ozlojeđenost, oštro opiranje, ogorčenje 2. ustanak, pobuna ETIMOLOGIJA fr. révolte …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • revolt — n revolution, uprising, insurrection, *rebellion, mutiny, putsch, coup Analogous words: insubordination, seditiousness or sedition, factiousness, contumaciousness or contumacy (see corresponding adjectives at INSUBORDINATE) …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • revolt — ► VERB 1) rebel against or defy an authority. 2) cause to feel disgust. ► NOUN ▪ an act of rebellion or defiance. DERIVATIVES revolting adjective. ORIGIN French révolter, from Latin revolvere roll back …   English terms dictionary