What does Revolutionary mean?

Definitions for Revolutionary
ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr iRevo·lu·tion·ary

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Revolutionary.

Princeton's WordNet

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

    a radical supporter of political or social revolution

  2. revolutionary, radical(adj)

    markedly new or introducing radical change

    "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views"

  3. rotatory, revolutionary(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn

  4. revolutionary(adj)

    relating to or having the nature of a revolution

    "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"

  5. revolutionary(adj)

    advocating or engaged in revolution

    "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta"

Wiktionary

  1. revolutionary(Noun)

    A revolutionist; a person who revolts.

  2. revolutionary(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.

  3. revolutionary(Adjective)

    pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset

  4. revolutionary(Adjective)

    pertaining to something that revolves

  5. Origin: confer révolutionnaire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revolutionary(adj)

    of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators

  2. Revolutionary(noun)

    a revolutionist

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. rvolutionnaire.]

Freebase

  1. Revolutionary

    A revolutionary is a person who either actively participates in, or advocates revolution. Also, when used as an adjective, the term revolutionary refers to something that has a major, sudden impact on society or on some aspect of human endeavor.

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. revolutionary

    Tending or pertaining to a revolution in government; as, a revolutionary war.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Revolutionary' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3856

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Revolutionary' in Adjectives Frequency: #517

How to pronounce Revolutionary?

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How to say Revolutionary in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revolutionary in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Revolutionary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Revolutionary in a Sentence

  1. Fred Edwords:

    We are not trying to be revolutionary here.

  2. Tim Cook:

    It’s revolutionary new way to communicate with others.

  3. Abbie Hoffman:

    The first duty of a revolutionary is to get away with it.

  4. Albert Camus:

    Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.

  5. George Orwell:

    In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act.

Images & Illustrations of Revolutionary

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