What does revolt mean?

Definitions for revolt
rɪˈvoʊltre·volt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rebellion, insurrection, revolt, rising, uprising(verb)

    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another

  2. revolt(verb)

    make revolution

    "The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"

  3. disgust, gross out, revolt, repel(verb)

    fill with distaste

    "This spoilt food disgusts me"

  4. disgust, revolt, nauseate, sicken, churn up(verb)

    cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

    "The pornographic pictures sickened us"

Wiktionary

  1. revolt(Noun)

    an act of revolt

    Etymology: From révolter, from rivoltare, from *, frequentative of revolvo.

  2. revolt(Verb)

    to rebel, particularly against authority

    The farmers had to revolt against the government to get what they deserved.

    Etymology: From révolter, from rivoltare, from *, frequentative of revolvo.

  3. revolt(Verb)

    to greatly repel

    Your brother revolts me!

    Etymology: From révolter, from rivoltare, from *, frequentative of revolvo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Revolt(noun)

    to turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  2. Revolt(noun)

    hence, to be faithless; to desert one party or leader for another; especially, to renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against a government; to rebel

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  3. Revolt(noun)

    to be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; -- with at; as, the stomach revolts at such food; his nature revolts at cruelty

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  4. Revolt(verb)

    to cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  5. Revolt(verb)

    to do violence to; to cause to turn away or shrink with abhorrence; to shock; as, to revolt the feelings

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  6. Revolt(noun)

    the act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government; rebellion; as, the revolt of a province of the Roman empire

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

  7. Revolt(noun)

    a revolter

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvoller, It. rivoltare. See Revolt, n.]

Freebase

  1. Revolt

    Revolt is the second album from U.K rock band 3 Colours Red. It was recorded at Rockfield Studios with producer Dave Eringa and saw the band going for a more polished and commercial sound, it reached number 17 in the U.K album charts when it was released on Creation Records in 1999 but the band split at their peak after releasing only 2 singles from it, both entered the U.K top 40. An additional EP, Paralyse, was released prior to the album but was not eligible for the chart as the EP contained more than the maximum number of songs allowed.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Revolt

    rē-vōlt′, v.i. to renounce allegiance: to be grossly offended: to mutiny: to be shocked.—v.t. to cause to rise in revolt: to shock.—n. a rebellion: insurrection, desertion: a change of sides: fickleness.—n. Revol′ter.—adj. Revol′ting, causing a turning away from: shocking: repulsive.—adv. Revol′tingly. [O. Fr. revolte—It. rivolta—L. revolvĕre, to roll back, re-, back, volvĕre, volutum, to turn.]

Military Dictionary and Gazetteer

  1. revolt

    To renounce allegiance or subjection; to rise against the government in declared rebellion.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolt in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of revolt in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of revolt in a Sentence

  1. Ted Cruz:

    I'm representing a tremendous many, many millions of people. i think that would be an absolute disaster. I think the people would quite rightly revolt. The way to beat Donald Trump is at the ballot box.

  2. Moen Al Kadimi:

    The actual liberation should start from within, following coordination with locals and forces around the city to start the revolt, we are waiting for government support and re-arming so we can move forward toward Mosul.

  3. Tammam Salam:

    Nobody has really grasped how fragile our situation is, if the Syrian refugees in Lebanon aren't fed, we will be confronted to a very worrisome situation, maybe even a revolt.

  4. Dina Dosmukhanova:

    There will be no revolt here - like in Ukraine, for instance.

  5. RAS CARDO REGGAE:

    ***(C)(P) MY REGGAE WAS CREATED TO TEACH THE MESSAGE OF TRUTH TO THE PEOPLE , ESPECIALLY THE YOUTHS. JAMAICAN YOUTHS AND OTHERS ALL OVER THE WORLD FACE A MOST DAUNTING AND DOUBTING FUTURE BECAUSE THEY WILL NOT KNOW THE TRUE HISTORY FROM WHICH THEY CAME. BLACK PEOPLE HAVE BEEN MIS -EDUCATED FOR YEARS. HOW MANY BLACK YOUTHS TODAY IN AMERICA KNOW ABOUT THE 1811-SLAVE REVOLT IN THE LOUISIANA -MANCHAR SWAMP? HOW MANY KNEW THAT -CHRISTOPHER COLUMBUS- DID NOT DISCOVER AMERICA? HOW MANY YOUTHS IN JAMAICA KNEW THAT COLUMBUS DID NOT DISCOVER JAMAICA? AND WHAT ABOUT THE SLAVE REBELLION IN MORANT BAY? IF WE LOSE OUR HISTORY, WE LOSE OURSELVES AND IDENTITY AS A PEOPLE. MY REGGAE TEACHES THE PEOPLE.

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