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Definitions for Revolutionary
ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr irev·o·lu·tion·a·ry

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. revolutionist, revolutionary, subversive, subverteradjective

    a radical supporter of political or social revolution

  2. revolutionary, radicaladjective

    markedly new or introducing radical change

    "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views"

  3. rotatory, revolutionaryadjective

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

  4. revolutionaryadjective

    relating to or having the nature of a revolution

    "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"

  5. revolutionaryadjective

    advocating or engaged in revolution

    "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta"

Wiktionary

  1. revolutionarynoun

    A revolutionist; a person who revolts.

  2. revolutionaryadjective

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

  3. revolutionaryadjective

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

  4. revolutionaryadjective

    pertaining to something that revolves

  5. Etymology: confer révolutionnaire

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revolutionaryadjective

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

  2. Revolutionarynoun

    a revolutionist

  3. Etymology: [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

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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. Patrick Van Eecke:

    It's a gradual and not a revolutionary kind of thing ... However for many companies it was a huge wakeup call because they never did their homework. They never took the data protection directive seriously.

  2. Gregory Sancoff:

    It's a revolutionary program, nothing like this has ever been built by anybody, not even the Navy.

  3. Actress Samar Qupty:

    It's still a revolutionary movie because it doesn't talk about the way we Palestinians are usually represented in the world, we are representing ourselves by the new generation without trying to prove anything to anyone, with our' goods' and' bads'.

  4. Gwen Ragsdale:

    African-Americans were on the front lines of every way, from the Spanish-American War, throughout the Revolutionary war, the Civil War, both World Wars, Vietnam, we have paid our dues with our blood and our toil, so America owes African Americans much more than they are willing to acknowledge.

  5. Kenny Liew:

    Smartphone improvements are becoming... evolutionary rather than revolutionary, the first-time pool of smartphone buyers in China has also dwindled significantly.

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