mutiny


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Related to mutiny: Sepoy Mutiny, Mutiny on the Bounty

mu·ti·ny

 (myo͞ot′n-ē)
n. pl. mu·ti·nies
Open rebellion against constituted authority, especially rebellion of sailors against superior officers.
intr.v. mu·ti·nied, mu·ti·ny·ing, mu·ti·nies
To engage in mutiny.

[Obsolete mutine, from Old French mutin, rebellious, from muete, revolt, from Vulgar Latin *movita, from Latin movēre, to move; see move.]

mutiny

(ˈmjuːtɪnɪ)
n, pl -nies
1. (Military) open rebellion against constituted authority, esp by seamen or soldiers against their officers
2. (Nautical Terms) open rebellion against constituted authority, esp by seamen or soldiers against their officers
vb, -nies, -nying or -nied
3. (Military) (intr) to engage in mutiny
4. (Nautical Terms) (intr) to engage in mutiny
[C16: from obsolete mutine, from Old French mutin rebellious, from meute mutiny, ultimately from Latin movēre to move]

mu•ti•ny

(ˈmyut n i)

n., pl. -nies, n.
1. rebellion against constituted authority, esp. by sailors or soldiers against their officers.
v.i.
2. to commit mutiny.
[1560–70; obsolete mutine to mutiny (< Middle French mutiner, derivative of mutin mutiny; « Latin movēre to move + -y3]

mutiny


Past participle: mutinied
Gerund: mutinying

Imperative
mutiny
mutiny
Present
I mutiny
you mutiny
he/she/it mutinies
we mutiny
you mutiny
they mutiny
Preterite
I mutinied
you mutinied
he/she/it mutinied
we mutinied
you mutinied
they mutinied
Present Continuous
I am mutinying
you are mutinying
he/she/it is mutinying
we are mutinying
you are mutinying
they are mutinying
Present Perfect
I have mutinied
you have mutinied
he/she/it has mutinied
we have mutinied
you have mutinied
they have mutinied
Past Continuous
I was mutinying
you were mutinying
he/she/it was mutinying
we were mutinying
you were mutinying
they were mutinying
Past Perfect
I had mutinied
you had mutinied
he/she/it had mutinied
we had mutinied
you had mutinied
they had mutinied
Future
I will mutiny
you will mutiny
he/she/it will mutiny
we will mutiny
you will mutiny
they will mutiny
Future Perfect
I will have mutinied
you will have mutinied
he/she/it will have mutinied
we will have mutinied
you will have mutinied
they will have mutinied
Future Continuous
I will be mutinying
you will be mutinying
he/she/it will be mutinying
we will be mutinying
you will be mutinying
they will be mutinying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been mutinying
you have been mutinying
he/she/it has been mutinying
we have been mutinying
you have been mutinying
they have been mutinying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been mutinying
you will have been mutinying
he/she/it will have been mutinying
we will have been mutinying
you will have been mutinying
they will have been mutinying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been mutinying
you had been mutinying
he/she/it had been mutinying
we had been mutinying
you had been mutinying
they had been mutinying
Conditional
I would mutiny
you would mutiny
he/she/it would mutiny
we would mutiny
you would mutiny
they would mutiny
Past Conditional
I would have mutinied
you would have mutinied
he/she/it would have mutinied
we would have mutinied
you would have mutinied
they would have mutinied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.mutiny - open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)mutiny - open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
insurrection, revolt, uprising, rising, rebellion - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
Verb1.mutiny - engage in a mutiny against an authority
rebel, rise up, arise, rise - take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

mutiny

noun
1. rebellion, revolt, uprising, insurrection, rising, strike, revolution, riot, resistance, disobedience, insubordination, refusal to obey orders A series of mutinies in the armed forces destabilized the regime.
verb
1. rebel, revolt, rise up, disobey, strike, resist, defy authority, refuse to obey orders, be insubordinate Units around the city mutinied after receiving no pay.

mutiny

noun
Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
verb
To refuse allegiance to and oppose by force a government or ruling authority:
rebel, revolt, rise (up).
Translations
تَمَرُّد، عِصْيانيَتَمَرَّد، يَعْصى
vzpouravzbouřit se
gøre mytterimytteri
kapina
gera uppreisnuppreisn
maištasmaištininkassukelti maištą
dumpisdumpotiesnemierisacelties
uporupreti se
isyanisyan etmek

mutiny

[ˈmjuːtɪnɪ]
A. Nmotín m
B. VIamotinarse

mutiny

[ˈmjuːtɪni]
nmutinerie f
to be convicted of mutiny → être reconnu(e) coupable de mutinerie
vi [soldiers, sailors] → se mutiner

mutiny

(Naut, fig)
nMeuterei f
vimeutern

mutiny

[ˈmjuːtɪnɪ]
1. nammutinamento
2. viammutinarsi

mutiny

(ˈmjuːtini) plural ˈmutinies noun
(a) refusal to obey one's senior officers in the navy or other armed services. There has been a mutiny on HMS Tigress; The sailors were found guilty of mutiny.
verb
(of sailors etc) to refuse to obey commands from those in authority. The sailors mutinied because they did not have enough food.
mutiˈneer noun
a person who mutinies.
ˈmutinous adjective
mutinous sailors.
References in classic literature ?
You have alarmed the sentry; he thinks I am being assassinated; he thinks there's a mutiny, a revolt, an insurrection; he - "
Mutiny was effectually laid to rest for the moment.
The fact is, I was a trifle beside myself; or rather OUT of myself, as the French would say: I was conscious that a moment's mutiny had already rendered me liable to strange penalties, and, like any other rebel slave, I felt resolved, in my desperation, to go all lengths.
This hand that has seized men mad with mutiny, and driven them back to their duty by main force, is mixing my lemonade and peeling my fruit more delicately and more neatly than I could do it for myself.
Pocket's arm, exhibited a pair of knitted shoes and dimpled ankles to the company in lieu of its soft face, and was carried out in the highest state of mutiny.
If any town should engage in rebellion or mutiny, fall into violent factions, or refuse to pay the usual tribute, the king has two methods of reducing them to obedience.
A writer in a Pennsylvania paper, under the signature of TAMONY, has asserted that the king of Great Britain oweshis prerogative as commander-in-chief to an annual mutiny bill.
Finally, reduced to desperation and realizing that this show of mutiny upon the part of his valuable possession might render the animal worthless for exhibition purposes in the future if not immediately subdued, the trainer had hastened to his dressing room and procured a heavy whip.
I will not say there was a mutiny on board, but after a reasonable period of obstinacy, Captain Farragut (as Columbus did) asked for three days' patience.
The city, notwithstanding the incredible perseverance of its mayor, had attempted a sort of mutiny for a surrender; the mayor had hanged the mutineers.
7 (1) - Causing or Conspiring with other persons to cause a mutiny or sedition in forces belonging to Her Majesty's Regular forces, Reserve forces, Auxiliary forces, or Navy.
Ere long I had acquired as much facility in speaking French as set me at my ease with my pupils; and as I had encountered them on a right footing at the very beginning, and continued tenaciously to retain the advantage I had early gained, they never attempted mutiny, which circumstance, all who are in any degree acquainted with the ongoings of Belgian schools, and who know the relation in which professors and pupils too frequently stand towards each other in those establishments, will consider an important and uncommon one.