Insurgent

  • 1 insurgent — INSURGÉNT, Ă, insurgenţi, te, s.m. şi f. Persoană care participă activ la o insurecţie. ♦ spec. Nume dat coloniştilor americani care s au ridicat împotriva Angliei în sec. XVIII. – Din lat. insurgens, ntis, germ. Insurgent, engl., fr. insurgents …

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  • 2 insurgent — in·sur·gent 1 /in sər jənt/ n 1: a person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; esp: one not recognized as a belligerent 2: one that acts contrary to the established leadership (as of a political party, union,… …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 insurgent — ⇒INSURGENT, subst. masc. A. HIST., au plur. Troupes hongroises levées extraordinairement pour le service de l État. (Dict. XIXe et XXe s.). Les insurgents s assemblèrent (Ac. 1835, 1878). B. 1. HIST., gén. au plur. Colons américains prenant parti …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 4 Insurgent — In*sur gent, a. [L. insurgens, p. pr. of insurgere to rise up; pref. in in + surgere to rise. See {Surge}.] Rising in opposition to civil or political authority, or against an established government; insubordinate; rebellious. The insurgent… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Insurgent — In*sur gent, n. [Cf. F. insurgent.] A person who rises in revolt against civil authority or an established government; one who openly and actively resists the execution of laws; a rebel. Syn: See {Rebel}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 insurgent — [adj] rebellious anarchical, contumacious, disobedient, factious, insubordinate, insurrectionary, mutinous, revolting, revolutionary, riotous, seditious; concept 401 Ant. obedient, subordinate insurgent [n] rebel agitator, anarch, anarchist,… …

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  • 7 insurgent — [in sʉr′jənt] adj. [L insurgens, prp. of insurgere, to rise up (against) < in , in, upon + surgere, to rise: see SURGE] rising up against established authority; rebellious; specif., a) designating or of a revolt or rebellion not well enough… …

    English World dictionary

  • 8 Insurgent — Insurgent, lat. dtsch., Aufständischer; insurgiren, aufstehen, zum Aufstande reizen; Insurrection, Aufstand (s. d.); vor Zeiten in Ungarn das allgem. Aufgebot des Reichsadels …

    Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • 9 Insurgent — Insurgent,der:⇨Aufständische …

    Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • 10 insurgent — (n.) one who rises in revolt, 1765, from L. insurgentem (nom. insurgens), prp. of insurgere rise up, rise against, revolt, from in against, or perhaps merely intensive, + surgere to rise (see SURGE (Cf. surge)). An obsolete verb insurge to rise… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 11 insurgent — n *rebel, iconoclast …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 12 insurgent — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ rising in active revolt. ► NOUN ▪ a rebel or revolutionary. DERIVATIVES insurgence noun insurgency noun (pl. insurgencies) . ORIGIN from Latin insurgere rise up …

    English terms dictionary

  • 13 insurgent — /in serr jeuhnt/, n. 1. a person who rises in forcible opposition to lawful authority, esp. a person who engages in armed resistance to a government or to the execution of its laws; rebel. 2. a member of a section of a political party that… …

    Universalium

  • 14 insurgent — [18] An insurgent is etymologically someone who ‘rises up’. The word comes from the Latin verb insurgere, which was formed from in in the sense ‘against’ and surgere ‘rise’ (source of English surge and source). An insurgent is hence fairly… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 15 insurgent — [18] An insurgent is etymologically someone who ‘rises up’. The word comes from the Latin verb insurgere, which was formed from in in the sense ‘against’ and surgere ‘rise’ (source of English surge and source). An insurgent is hence fairly… …

    Word origins

  • 16 insurgent — noun (countable often plural) one of a group of people fighting against the government of their own country insurgency noun (U) insurgent adjective: the insurgent forces see also: counterinsurgency …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 insurgent — UK [ɪnˈsɜː(r)dʒ(ə)nt] / US [ɪnˈsɜrdʒənt] noun [countable, usually plural] Word forms insurgent : singular insurgent plural insurgents formal someone who belongs to a group of people fighting to take control of their country by force …

    English dictionary

  • 18 insurgent — I. noun Etymology: Latin insurgent , insurgens, present participle of insurgere to rise up, from in + surgere to rise more at surge Date: 1765 1. a person who revolts against civil authority or an established government; especially a rebel not… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 19 insurgent — adj. Insurgent is used with these nouns: ↑attack, ↑violence …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 20 insurgent — in|sur|gent [ınˈsə:dʒənt US ə:r ] n [C usually plural] formal [Date: 1700 1800; : Latin; Origin: , present participle of insurgere to rise up , from surgere to rise ] one of a group of people fighting against the government of their own country,… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English