revolt
[rɪˈvəʊlt]
VERB
revolts (third person present) · revolted (past tense) · revolted (past participle) · revolting (present participle)
  1. take violent action against an established government or ruler; rebel.
    "the Iceni revolted and had to be suppressed"
    synonyms:
    rebel · rise up · rise · take to the streets · take up arms · riot · mutiny ·
    take part in an uprising · show resistance · resist/oppose authority · disobey/defy authority · refuse to obey orders · be insubordinate
    • refuse to acknowledge someone or something as having authority.
      "voters may revolt when they realize the cost of the measures"
    • archaic
      (revolted)
      having rebelled.
      "the emperor was leading an expedition against the revolted Bretons"
    • archaic
      feel disgust.
      "'tis just the main assumption reason most revolts at"
NOUN
revolts (plural noun)
  1. an attempt to end the authority of a person or body by rebelling.
    "a country-wide revolt against the government" ·
    "the peasants rose in revolt"
    synonyms:
    rebellion · revolution · insurrection · mutiny · uprising · riot · rioting ·
    rising · insurgence · insurgency · coup · overthrow · seizure of power · regime change · subversion · sedition · anarchy · disorder · protest · strike · act of resistance · act of defiance · coup d'état · jacquerie · putsch
    • a refusal to continue to obey or conform.
      "a revolt over tax increases"
Origin
mid 16th century: from French révolte (noun), révolter (verb), from Italian rivoltare, based on Latin revolvere ‘roll back’ ( see revolve).
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How to use revolt in a sentence?
the emperor was leading an expedition against the revolted Bretons.
voters may revolt when they realize the cost of the measures.
their threatened revolt fizzled out at yesterday's meeting.
'tis just the main assumption reason most revolts at.
the country was a hotbed of revolt and dissension.
he was revolted by the stench that greeted him.
a country-wide revolt against the government.
the Iceni revolted and had to be suppressed.
he played a key part in ending the revolt.
a popular revolt against colonial rule.
the peasants rose in revolt.
a revolt over tax increases.
a revolt by backbench MPs.
How to say revolt in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)opstand
Arabic (NOUN)تمرد, التمرد, ثورة, الثورة, تمردا, بثورة
Bangla বিদ্রোহ
Bosnian (Latin) pobuna
Bulgarian (NOUN)бунт, въстание, бунта, Бунтът
Cantonese (Traditional) 反抗
Catalan (NOUN)revolta, rebel·lió
Chinese Simplified 反抗
Chinese Traditional 反抗
Croatian (NOUN)pobuna, buna, ustanak
(VERB)pobuniti
Czech (NOUN)vzpoura, revolta, povstání, hajzlu
(VERB)vzpouře
Danish (NOUN)oprør, revolte, opstand
(VERB)gøre oprør
Dutch (NOUN)opstand, revolte
Estonian (NOUN)mäss, mässu
Filipino pag-aalsa
Finnish (NOUN)kapina
(VERB)kapinaan
French (NOUN)révolte, se révoltent, rébellion
(VERB)se révolter
German (NOUN)Revolte, Aufstand, Aufruhr, rebellieren, Aufbegehren
(VERB)revoltieren, auflezuhnen, empören
Greek (NOUN)εξέγερση, επανάσταση
(VERB)επαναστατήσουν
Haitian Creole revòlte
Hebrew (NOUN)המרד, מרד
Hindi (NOUN)विद्रोह, बगावत
Hmong Daw tawm tsam
Hungarian (NOUN)lázadás
Icelandic revolt á
Indonesian (NOUN)pemberontakan
(VERB)memberontak
Italian (NOUN)rivolta, sommossa, insurrezione, ribellione
(VERB)rivoltarsi, ribellarsi
Japanese (NOUN)反乱, 叛乱, 一揆, 乱, 反逆
(VERB)反抗
Kiswahili uasi
Klingon Daw'
Korean (NOUN)반란, 폭동
(VERB)봉기
Latvian (NOUN)sacelšanās, dumpi, sadumpoties, novērsties
(VERB)sacelties
Lithuanian (NOUN)sukilimo
Malagasy voakapoka
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)pemberontakan
Norwegian Bokmål opprør
Persian (NOUN)شورش
Polish (NOUN)buntu, bunt
Portuguese (NOUN)revolta, rebelião
(VERB)revoltar
Querétaro Otomi revuelta
Romanian (NOUN)revolta
Russian (NOUN)восстание, бунт, мятеж, протест
(VERB)бунту, восстать
Samoan fouvale
Serbian (Cyrillic) побуна
Serbian (Latin) pobuna
Slovak (NOUN)vzbura, revolty, povstanie
(VERB)vzbure
Slovenian (NOUN)upor, revolta, Pobuniti, upora
Spanish (NOUN)revuelta, rebelión, sublevación, se rebelan
(VERB)rebelarse, rebelar, sublevarse
Swedish (NOUN)uppror
(VERB)revoltera
Tamil கலகம்
Telugu తిరుగుబాటు
Thai กบฏ
Tongan fakafepaki
Turkish (NOUN)isyan, başkaldırı, ayaklanması
(VERB)Isyan
Ukrainian (NOUN)повстання
Urdu (NOUN)بغاوت
Vietnamese (NOUN)cuộc nổi dậy
Welsh gwrthryfel
Yucatec Maya revuelta
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