HyperDic: revolt

English > 4 senses of the word revolt:
NOUNactrevolt, rebellion, insurrection, rising, uprisingorganized opposition to authority
VERBsocialrevoltmake revolution
perceptionrevolt, disgust, gross out, repelfill with distaste
emotionrevolt, disgust, nauseate, sicken, churn upcause aversion in
revolt > pronunciation
Soundsrihvow'lt; riyvow'lt
Rhymesbolt ... volt: 9 rhymes with owlt...
English > revolt: 4 senses > noun 1, act
Meaningorganized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another.
Synonymsrebellion, insurrection, rising, uprising
InstancesIndian Mutiny, Sepoy Mutinydiscontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858
Peasant's Revolt, Great RevoltA widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people / people of England
Narrowerinsurgency, insurgenceAn organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadahAn uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
mutinyopen rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
Broaderconflict, struggle, battleAn open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals)
Spanishalzamiento, insurgencia, insurrección, levantamiento, rebelión, revuelta, solevamiento, sublevación, sublevamiento
Catalanaixecament, alçament, insurrecció, rebel·lió, revolta, sollevament
Verbsrevoltmake revolution
English > revolt: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningmake revolution.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Example"The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"
Broaderrebel, arise, rise, rise uptake part in a rebellion
Spanishsublevar
Catalanrevoltar
Nounsrevoltorganized opposition to authority
revolutionthe overthrow of a government by those who are governed
English > revolt: 4 senses > verb 2, perception
MeaningFill with distaste.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
Synonymsdisgust, gross out, repel
Narrowersicken, nauseate, turn one's stomachupset and make nauseated
Broaderstimulate, excite, stirStir feelings in
Spanishasquear, dar asco, rechazar, repeler, repugnar
Catalanfastiguejar, fer fàstic, rebutjar, repel·lir, repugnar
English > revolt: 4 senses > verb 3, emotion
MeaningCause aversion in; offend the moral sense of.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to revolt Sue
Synonymsdisgust, nauseate, sicken, churn up
Narrowershock, offend, scandalize, scandalise, appal, appall, outragestrike with disgust or revulsion
Broaderrepel, repulseBe repellent to
Spanishasquear, repugnar
Catalanfastiguejar, fer fàstic, inspirar aversió, repugnar, tenir nàusees

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