Definitions for subversivesəbˈvɜr sɪv

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word subversive

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverter(adj)

    a radical supporter of political or social revolution

  2. insurgent, seditious, subversive(adj)

    in opposition to a civil authority or government

Wiktionary

  1. subversive(Noun)

    a radical supporter of political or social revolution

  2. subversive(Adjective)

    Intending to subvert, overturn or undermine a government or authority

  3. Origin: See to subvert.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Subversive(adj)

    tending to subvert; having a tendency to overthrow and ruin

  2. Origin: [Cf. F. subversif.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subversive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subversive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Marianne Moore:

    Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.

  2. Livy:

    All such distinctions as tend to set the orders of the state at a distance from each other are equally subversive of liberty and concord.

  3. Henry Steele:

    Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.

  4. Mike Vigil:

    The National Guard has been key to opening up the doors into Venezuela for Colombian drug trafficking organizations and subversive groups, they have transformed Venezuela into a massive pipeline for cocaine into the United States and Europe.

  5. Chen Quanguo:

    Resolutely draw a clear line between the 14th Dalai Lama and firmly reject all subversive separatist activities, tibetan Buddhism is at its best period of development in history and religious circles and believers enjoy full religious freedom.

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