Definitions for subversivesəbˈvɜr sɪv

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  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

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Subversive(adj)

    tending to subvert; having a tendency to overthrow and ruin

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


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