revolt


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re·volt

 (rĭ-vōlt′)
v. re·volt·ed, re·volt·ing, re·volts
v.intr.
1. To attempt to overthrow the authority of the state; rebel.
2. To oppose or refuse to accept something: revolting against high taxes.
3. To feel disgust or repugnance: was revolted by the gory movie.
v.tr.
To fill with disgust or abhorrence; repel. See Synonyms at disgust.
n.
1. An uprising, especially against state authority; a rebellion.
2. An act of protest or rejection.
3. The state of a person or persons in rebellion: students in revolt over administrative policies.

[French revolter, from Italian rivoltare, to turn round, from Vulgar Latin *revolvitāre, frequentative of Latin revolvere, to turn over; see revolve.]

re·volt′er n.

revolt

(rɪˈvəʊlt)
n
1. a rebellion or uprising against authority
2. in revolt in the process or state of rebelling
vb
3. (intr) to rise up in rebellion against authority
4. (usually passive) to feel or cause to feel revulsion, disgust, or abhorrence
[C16: from French révolter to revolt, from Old Italian rivoltare to overturn, ultimately from Latin revolvere to roll back, revolve]
reˈvolter n

re•volt

(rɪˈvoʊlt)

v.i.
1. to break away from or rise against constituted authority, as by open rebellion; rebel: to revolt against the government.
2. to refuse to accept or be subjected to some authority, condition, etc.
3. to turn away in mental rebellion, disgust, or abhorrence: to revolt from eating meat.
4. to feel horror or aversion.
v.t.
5. to affect with disgust or abhorrence.
n.
6. an act of revolting; insurrection or rebellion.
7. an expression or movement of spirited protest or dissent.
[1540–50; (v.) < Middle French revolter < Italian rivoltare to turn around < Vulgar Latin *revolvitāre, frequentative of Latin revolvere to roll back, unroll, revolve; (n.) < French révolte < Italian rivolta, derivative of rivoltare]
re•volt′er, n.

revolt


Past participle: revolted
Gerund: revolting

Imperative
revolt
revolt
Present
I revolt
you revolt
he/she/it revolts
we revolt
you revolt
they revolt
Preterite
I revolted
you revolted
he/she/it revolted
we revolted
you revolted
they revolted
Present Continuous
I am revolting
you are revolting
he/she/it is revolting
we are revolting
you are revolting
they are revolting
Present Perfect
I have revolted
you have revolted
he/she/it has revolted
we have revolted
you have revolted
they have revolted
Past Continuous
I was revolting
you were revolting
he/she/it was revolting
we were revolting
you were revolting
they were revolting
Past Perfect
I had revolted
you had revolted
he/she/it had revolted
we had revolted
you had revolted
they had revolted
Future
I will revolt
you will revolt
he/she/it will revolt
we will revolt
you will revolt
they will revolt
Future Perfect
I will have revolted
you will have revolted
he/she/it will have revolted
we will have revolted
you will have revolted
they will have revolted
Future Continuous
I will be revolting
you will be revolting
he/she/it will be revolting
we will be revolting
you will be revolting
they will be revolting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been revolting
you have been revolting
he/she/it has been revolting
we have been revolting
you have been revolting
they have been revolting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been revolting
you will have been revolting
he/she/it will have been revolting
we will have been revolting
you will have been revolting
they will have been revolting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been revolting
you had been revolting
he/she/it had been revolting
we had been revolting
you had been revolting
they had been revolting
Conditional
I would revolt
you would revolt
he/she/it would revolt
we would revolt
you would revolt
they would revolt
Past Conditional
I would have revolted
you would have revolted
he/she/it would have revolted
we would have revolted
you would have revolted
they would have revolted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revolt - organized opposition to authorityrevolt - organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
conflict, struggle, battle - an open clash between two opposing groups (or individuals); "the harder the conflict the more glorious the triumph"--Thomas Paine; "police tried to control the battle between the pro- and anti-abortion mobs"
insurgence, insurgency - an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
intifada, intifadah - an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000; "the first intifada ended when Israel granted limited autonomy to the Palestine National Authority in 1993"
mutiny - open rebellion against constituted authority (especially by seamen or soldiers against their officers)
Verb1.revolt - make revolution; "The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"
rebel, rise up, arise, rise - take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance
2.revolt - fill with distaste; "This spoilt food disgusts me"
excite, stir, stimulate - stir feelings in; "stimulate my appetite"; "excite the audience"; "stir emotions"
nauseate, turn one's stomach, sicken - upset and make nauseated; "The smell of the food turned the pregnant woman's stomach"; "The mold on the food sickened the diners"
3.revolt - cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of; "The pornographic pictures sickened us"
repel, repulse - be repellent to; cause aversion in
outrage, scandalise, scandalize, appal, appall, shock, offend - strike with disgust or revulsion; "The scandalous behavior of this married woman shocked her friends"

revolt

noun
verb
1. rebel, rise up, resist, defect, mutiny, take to the streets, take up arms (against) The townspeople revolted.
2. disgust, offend, turn off (informal), sicken, repel, repulse, nauseate, gross out (U.S. slang), shock, turn your stomach, make your flesh creep, give you the creeps (informal) He entirely revolts me.

revolt

verb
1. To refuse allegiance to and oppose by force a government or ruling authority:
mutiny, rebel, rise (up).
2. To offend the senses or feelings of:
noun
Organized opposition intended to change or overthrow existing authority:
Translations
تَمَرُّدثَوْرَهيَثوريُثير إشْمِئْزاز
vzpouraznechutitvzbouřenívzbouřit se
gøre oprøroprøroprøre
bunitipobunapobunitirevolt
undorodik
gera uppreisnuppreisnvekja viîbjóî hjá
apimtas pasibjaurėjimokeliantis pasibjaurėjimąmaištavimas
dumpisdumpotiesizraisīt riebumusacelšanāssacelties
vzbúrenie
uporupreti se
pobuniti
iğrendirmekisyanisyan etmeisyan etmek

revolt

[rɪˈvəʊlt]
A. N (= insurrection) → levantamiento m, revuelta f, sublevación f; (= rejection of authority) → rebelión f
a popular revoltun levantamiento or una revuelta popular
southern cities are in (open) revolt against the regimelas ciudades del sur se han sublevado contra el régimen
students are in (open) revolt against the new examination systemlos estudiantes se han rebelado contra el nuevo sistema de exámenes
to rise (up) in revoltsublevarse, rebelarse
B. VT (= disgust) → dar asco a, repugnar
I was revolted by the sightla escena me dio asco or me repugnó
C. VI (= rebel) → sublevarse, rebelarse (against contra)

revolt

[rɪˈvəʊlt]
n
(= insurrection) → révolte f
armed revolt → révolte armée
to rise in revolt → se révolter
(against system, party line)révolte f
in open revolt → en révolte ouverte
vi
(= rise up) → se révolter
to revolt against [+ dictatorship, foreign rule, tyrant] → se révolter contre
[backbencher, teenager] → se révolter
to revolt against [+ system, discipline, parents] → se révolter contre
vt
(= disgust physically) → dégoûter
The smell of decay revolted her → L'odeur de la pourriture la dégoûtait.
(= disgust morally) → révolter
He was revolted by what they had done → Il était révolté par ce qu'ils avaient fait.

revolt

nEmpörung f, → Revolte f, → Aufstand m; to rise (up) in revolteinen Aufstand or eine Revolte machen, sich erheben; to be in revolt (against)rebellieren (gegen)
vi
(= rebel) (→ gegen) → revoltieren, rebellieren
(= be disgusted) (→ bei, gegen) (one’s nature, sensibilities) → sich empören; (stomach)rebellieren
vtabstoßen, anekeln (inf); I was revolted by ites hat mich angeekelt (inf)or abgestoßen

revolt

[rɪˈvəʊlt]
1. nrivolta, ribellione f
to be in open revolt → essere in aperta rivolta
2. vt(far) rivoltare
to be revolted by sth → provare disgusto per qc
3. vi
a. (rebel) to revolt (against sb/sth)ribellarsi (a qn/qc)
b. (feel disgust) to revolt at or againstrivoltarsi (a or di fronte a)

revolt

(rəˈvəult) verb
1. to rebel (against a government etc). The army revolted against the dictator.
2. to disgust. His habits revolt me.
noun
1. the act of rebelling. The peasants rose in revolt.
2. a rebellion.
reˈvolted adjective
having a feeling of disgust. I felt quite revolted at the sight.
reˈvolting adjective
causing a feeling of disgust. revolting food.
References in classic literature ?
With an inward agony, with a flaming, outspoken revolt against the ways of Nature, she witnessed the scene of torture.
1] In August 1791, as a consequence of the French Revolution, the black slaves and mulattoes on Haiti rose in revolt against the whites, and in the period of turmoil that followed enormous cruelties were practised by both sides.
You have alarmed the sentry; he thinks I am being assassinated; he thinks there's a mutiny, a revolt, an insurrection; he - "
Eliza and Georgiana, evidently acting according to orders, spoke to me as little as possible: John thrust his tongue in his cheek whenever he saw me, and once attempted chastisement; but as I instantly turned against him, roused by the same sentiment of deep ire and desperate revolt which had stirred my corruption before, he thought it better to desist, and ran from me tittering execrations, and vowing I had burst his nose.
Dark'n'd so, yet shon Above them all th' Arch Angel: but his face Deep scars of Thunder had intrencht, and care Sat on his faded cheek, but under Browes Of dauntless courage, and considerate Pride Waiting revenge: cruel his eye, but cast Signs of remorse and passion to behold The fellows of his crime, the followers rather (Far other once beheld in bliss) condemn'd For ever now to have their lot in pain, Millions of Spirits for his fault amerc't Of Heav'n, and from Eternal Splendors flung For his revolt, yet faithfull how they stood, Thir Glory witherd.
They will revolt, and be shot down with machine-guns--emigrated--exterminated anyhow and everyhow; for the proprietary classes have no idea of any other means of dealing with the full claims of labor.
They give us an impression of sheer brute force, and we revolt against that.
He meditates a revolt, raises an army, and makes an attempt to seize upon the author.
Immoral, licentious, anarchical, unscientific -- call them by what names you will -- yet, from an aesthetic point of view, those ancient days of the Colour Revolt were the glorious childhood of Art in Flatland -- a childhood, alas, that never ripened into manhood, nor even reached the blossom of youth.
The causes of the difficulties in seizing the kingdom of the Turk are that the usurper cannot be called in by the princes of the kingdom, nor can he hope to be assisted in his designs by the revolt of those whom the lord has around him.
The town is in open revolt, and just now, as I was crossing the Rue Montorgueil with Monsieur du Vallon, who is here, and is your humble servant, they wanted in spite of my uniform, or perhaps because of my uniform, to make us cry `Long live Broussel
But what is worst of all is, that general confusion which those who are in power introduce to impede the ordinary course of justice; which sufficiently shows what is the nature of the government, or rather lawless force: for it is usual with the principal persons amongst them to collect together some of the common people and their friends, and then revolt and set up for themselves, and come to blows with each other.