What does revolutionary mean?

Definitions for revolutionary
ˌrɛv əˈlu ʃəˌnɛr irev·o·lu·tion·ary

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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.

    Etymology: confer révolutionnaire

  2. revolutionary(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: confer révolutionnaire

  3. revolutionary(Adjective)

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

    Etymology: confer révolutionnaire

  4. revolutionary(Adjective)

    pertaining to something that revolves

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. rvolutionnaire.]

  2. Revolutionary(noun)

    a revolutionist

    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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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. President Nicolas Maduro:

    We have to quickly get used to the country's new political dynamics, tomorrow, after a lot of consulting, I will announce the revolutionary government for this new stage.

  2. Hossein Salami:

    To give effective advice, the Revolutionary Guards advisers have to visit the front lines in Syria to become familiar with the reality of the battlefields, how could they help the Syrian army effectively by sitting in a room? The death toll of Iranians is not high.

  3. Sigal Mandelker:

    We jointly disrupted a currency exchange network that was transferring millions of dollars to Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps' Quds Force.

  4. Amy Tiersten:

    This is a first, i am thrilled to be able to offer this revolutionary therapy to our patients.

  5. Gregory Sancoff:

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

Images & Illustrations of revolutionary

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