What does subversive mean?

Definitions for subversive
səbˈvɜr sɪvsub·ver·sive

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Wiktionary

  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 Dictionary

  1. Subversive(adj)

    tending to subvert; having a tendency to overthrow and ruin

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

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How to say subversive in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of subversive in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of subversive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of subversive in a Sentence

  1. Marianne Moore:

    Egotism is usually subversive of sagacity.

  2. King Salman:

    We will resolutely confront aggressive threats and subversive activities.

  3. Nick Carpou:

    The magic of the Blumhouse model is that it allows us to be subversive and think outside the box when it comes to interesting audiences.

  4. Livy:

    All such distinctions as tend to set the orders of the state at a distance from each other are equally subversive of liberty and concord.

  5. Chlo Sevigny:

    It was a subversive act, it was a risk. And I think it was a way of me staying outside the business in a weird way, but also doing what I want to do in the business.

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