revolt

  • 21revolt — /rəˈvoʊlt / (say ruh vohlt) verb (i) 1. to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; cast off allegiance or subjection to those in authority; rebel; mutiny. –verb (t) 2. to affect with disgust or abhorrence.… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 22revólt — a m (ọ̑) knjiž. upor, odpor: zatreti revolt prebivalstva; politični revolt / revolt proti starim normam …

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  • 23revolt — 1. verb a) to rebel, particularly against authority The farmers had to revolt against the government to get what they deserved. b) to greatly repel Your brother revolts me! 2. noun …

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  • 24revolt — Synonyms and related words: antagonism, antipathy, appall, arise, backlash, bloodless revolution, bouleversement, boycott, boycottage, break, breakdown, breakup, cataclysm, catastrophe, challenge, civil disorder, clashing, clean slate, clean… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 25revolt — re•volt [[t]rɪˈvoʊlt[/t]] v. i. 1) to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; rebel: to revolt against the government[/ex] 2) to refuse to accept or be subjected to some authority, condition, etc 3) to turn… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 26revolt — A revolt goes beyond insurrection in aim, being an attempt actually to overthrow the government itself, whereas insurrection has as its objective some forcible change within the government. A large scale revolt is called a rebellion and if it is… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 27Revòlt — Kòmansman yon revolisyon. Menmsi revòlt se kòmansman revolisyon, tout revòlt pa rive bay yon revolisyon …

    Definisyon 2500 mo Kreyòl

  • 28Revolt — Das Rennspiel Re Volt ist 1999 von der Firma Acclaim für Windows, Nintendo 64, PlayStation und Dreamcast programmiert worden. Man fährt kleine unzerstörbare, ferngesteuerte Autos, die in Meisterschaften und anderen Aufgaben freigeschaltet werden …

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  • 29Revolt —    The Dutch Revolt, beginning in 1568, was the result of sev eral political and religious conflicts. The high nobility felt neglected by the centralizing policy of the government with its seat in Brus sels and of the Spanish king Philip II of… …

    Historical Dictionary of the Netherlands

  • 30revolt — [16] Latin volvere meant ‘roll’ (it is the source of English vault ‘jump’). Addition of the prefix re ‘back’ produced revolvere ‘roll back, unroll’, hence ‘come to the original point, return, revolve’. English acquired this as revolve [14], and… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 31revolt — 1. verb 1) the people revolted Syn: rebel, rise up, rise, take to the streets, riot, mutiny 2) the smell revolted him Syn: disgust, sicken, nauseate, make nauseous, make someone sick …

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  • 32revolt — 1. verb 1) the people revolted Syn: rebel, rise up, take to the streets, riot, mutiny 2) the smell revolted him Syn: disgust, sicken, nauseate, turn someone s stomach, put off …

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  • 33revolt — [rɪˈvəʊlt] verb I 1) [I] to try to remove the government of your country by using force 2) [I] to say that you will not accept someone s authority 3) [T] if someone or something revolts you, they are so unpleasant that you feel slightly ill Syn:… …

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  • 34revolt — [16] Latin volvere meant ‘roll’ (it is the source of English vault ‘jump’). Addition of the prefix re ‘back’ produced revolvere ‘roll back, unroll’, hence ‘come to the original point, return, revolve’. English acquired this as revolve [14], and… …

    Word origins

  • 35revolt — v. & n. v. 1 intr. a rise in rebellion against authority. b (as revolted adj.) having revolted. 2 a tr. (often in passive) affect with strong disgust; nauseate (was revolted by the thought of it). b intr. (often foll. by at, against) feel strong… …

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  • 36revolt — I. verb Etymology: Middle French revolter, from Old Italian rivoltare to overthrow, from Vulgar Latin *revolvitare, frequentative of Latin revolvere to revolve, roll back Date: 1539 intransitive verb 1. to renounce allegiance or subjection (as to …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 37revolt — re|volt Mot Agut Nom masculí …

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  • 38revolt — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. uprising, rebellion, insurgence, insurrection, mutiny, sedition; demonstration. See disobedience, revolution. II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. uprising, mutiny, sedition; see revolution 2 . v. 1. [To rebel]… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 39revolt — re·volt || rɪ vəʊlt n. rebellion, uprising, insurrection; act of protest v. rebel, rise up against authority; shock, cause disgust; be shocked, feel disgusted …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 40revolt v — In the movie, Chicken Run, there is a scene near the end when the chickens are about to make their big escape that contains a hilarious pun. Mr. Tweety stumbles on the the chickens making a getaway plane and so they do the unthinkable for… …

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