HyperDic: subversive

English > 2 senses of the word subversive:
ADJECTIVEallsubversive, insurgent, seditiousin opposition to a civil authority or government
NOUNperson subversive, revolutionist, revolutionary, subvertera radical supporter of political or social revolution
subversive > pronunciation
Soundssahbver'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > subversive: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningIn opposition to a civil authority or government.
Synonymsinsurgent, seditious
Broaderdisloyaldeserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle
Spanishinsurgente, sedicioso, subversivo
Catalaninsurgent
Nounssubversivea radical supporter of political or social revolution
subversivenessdisloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior
Verbssubvertcause the downfall of
English > subversive: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA radical supporter of political or social revolution.
Synonymsrevolutionist, revolutionary, subverter
InstancesCorday, Charlotte Corday, Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'ArmontFrench revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)
Danton, Georges Jacques DantonFrench revolutionary leader who stormed / stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)
Guevara, Ernesto Guevara, Che GuevaraAn Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution
Mao, Mao Zedong, Mao TsetungChinese communist leader (1893-1976)
Marat, Jean Paul MaratFrench revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)
Marti, Jose Julian MartiCuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)
Marx, Karl Marxfounder of modern communism
Mirabeau, Comte de Mirabeau, Honore-Gabriel Victor RiquetiFrench revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)
Robespierre, Maxmillien Marie Isidore de RobespierreFrench revolutionary
Trotsky, Leon Trotsky, Lev Davidovich BronsteinRussian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army
Villa, Pancho Villa, Francisco Villa, Doroteo ArangoMexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)
Zapata, Emiliano ZapataMexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)
Zhou En-lai, Chou En-laiChinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)
NarrowerGirondist, GirondinA member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution
counterrevolutionist, counter-revolutionist, counterrevolutionaryA revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution
dynamiter, dynamitistA person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause
insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebelA person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)
BroaderradicalA person who has radical ideas or opinions
Spanishrevolucionario, subversivo, subversor
Catalanrevolucionari, subversiu
Adjectivessubversivein opposition to a civil authority or government

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