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Revolt appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • Won't lovers revolt now?
  • O lost lover, revolt solo!
  • Won't cat lovers revolt? Act now!
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Definition of the noun revolt

What does revolt mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: revolts

  1. organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonyms of revolt: insurrection / rebellion / rising / uprising
    • more generic words: battle / conflict / struggle = an open clash between two opposing groups
    • more specific words:
      • insurgence / insurgency = an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict
      • intifadah / intifada = an uprising by Palestinian Arabs (in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank) against Israel in the late 1980s and again in 2000
      • mutiny = open rebellion against constituted authority
    • instances:
      • Peasant's Revolt / Great Revolt = a widespread rebellion in 1381 against poll taxes and other inequities that oppressed the poorer people of England
      • Indian Mutiny / Sepoy Mutiny = discontent with British administration in India led to numerous mutinies in 1857 and 1858

Alternative definition of the noun revolt


  1. an act of revolt

Definition of the verb revolt

What does revolt mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: revolted | revolting | revolts

  1. make revolution
    • example: The people revolted when bread prices tripled again
    • lexical domain: Activities - verbs of political and social activities and events
    • more generic terms: arise / rebel / rise / rise up = take part in a rebellion
  2. fill with distaste
  3. cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of

Alternative definition of the verb revolt


  1. to rebel, particularly against authority
  2. to greatly repel


  1. "Revolt" a.k.a. "Ran" is a 1985 Japanese-French jidaigeki epic film directed and co-written by Akira Kurosawa. The film stars Tatsuya Nakadai as Hidetora Ichimonji, an aging Sengoku-era warlord who decides to abdicate as ruler in favor of his three sons. The story is based on legends of the daimyo Mōri Motonari, as well as on the Shakespearean tragedy King Lear.
    • read more about Ran
  2. "Revolt" a.k.a. "Sons of Norway" is a 2011 Norwegian drama film directed by Jens Lien.
  3. "Revolt" a.k.a. "Scarlet Dawn" is a 1932 romantic drama film starring Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. and Nancy Carroll as refugees from the Russian Revolution. It is based on the novel Revolt by Mary C. McCall, Jr.
  4. "Revolt" is a film, directed by J. Sheybani.
    • country: Iran
    • genres: Thriller, Action/Adventure, Action Film, Crime Fiction, World cinema
    • released in (29 years ago)
  5. "Revolt" a.k.a. "Rebelión" is a 2007 animated short film written and directed by Alberto Mar.


"Revolt" a.k.a. "Revolt!" is a book by Don Pendleton.

  • also known as "Civil War II: The Day It Finally Happened!", Civil War II: The Day It Finally Happened!(revised)
  • genre: Speculative fiction
  • copyright: 1968


"Revolt" a.k.a. "Re-Volt" is a radio control car racing themed video game released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1999. It made appearances on the PlayStation, PC, Nintendo 64 and Dreamcast, with a spinoff: RC Revenge for PlayStation and an enhanced port called RC Revenge Pro for PlayStation 2.


  1. "Revolt" is a 2013 album by the Japanese rock band Nothing's Carved in Stone released on June 26, 2013. The album peaked at 17 on the Oricon charts.
  2. "Revolt" is the second studio album by faroese alternative rock band The Dreams, released on February 22, 2010. Published by Black Pelican and recorded in the Chief Management Studio, it was produced by Chief 1. The album comprises ten songs all written in English, because they want to reach not only Denmark, also other countries.
  3. "Revolt" is the second album from U.K rock band 3 Colours Red.
  4. "Revolt" is a musical album of Endanger.
    • released on (7 years ago)
  5. "Revolt" is a musical EP of Hundredth.
    • released on
  6. "Revolt" is a musical album of Dickybird.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  7. "Revolt" is a musical album of Adamski.
    • released on
  8. "Revolt" is a musical single of Dead of Day.
    • released on
  9. "Revolt" is a musical album of Sarcasm.
    • released on (9 years ago)
  10. "Revolt" is a musical album of Dmytro Fedorenko.
    • released on (5 years ago)
  11. "Revolt" is a musical album of The Pleasants.


Revolt is a musical group.

  • album: "Life in a Dead System"


Revolt is an American music-oriented digital cable television network that is owned by Sean "Diddy" Combs, in partnership with Comcast. The network launched on October 21, 2013 on Comcast and Time Warner Cable systems.

Phrases with Revolt

  1. great revolt
  2. Peasant Revolt
  3. December Revolt
  4. peasant's revolt

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Revolt

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Google previewTo Revolt Is a People's Right (2013)

by Andrew Pritchard

| - | |'', To Revolt Is a People's Right By Andrew James Pritchard. Front Cover.

Google previewThe Rebel's Dilemma (1998)

by Mark Irving Lichbach

a successful outcome to a revolt is a low- probability event , and hence, the revolt is a risky undertaking; (2) a successful outcome to a revolt is almost independent of any one individual's participation; (3) the benefits of a ...

Google previewIraq at the Crossroads (2013)

State and Society in the Shadow of Regime Change by Toby Dodge

Whilea spontaneous revolt is a likelypossibility in the aftermath –oreven before– amilitary attack on Iraq, the atomisation and impoverishmentof Iraq's political culturewouldmake it almost impossible forthis to develop intoa fullscale revolution.

Google previewAntigonus II Gonatas (2002)

A Political Biography by Janice J. Gabbert

Alexander's successful revolt is an indication of ...

Google previewIndustry's Democratic Revolution (2013)

by Charles Levinson

The revolt is a populist, grassroots protest, which does not fit readily and symetrically into either radical, liberal or conservative concepts. Socialists and rock-ribbed capitalists alike, while advancing contrasting solutions, are remarkably close in ...

Google previewIslam And Democracy (2009)

Fear Of The Modern World With New Introduction by Fatima Mernissi

The traditional palace revolt is a matter between a ruler and a rebel chief and leaves the masses of believers on the sideline. An anecdote about a caliph and a Sufi recounted by al-Mas'udi illustrates the structural weakness of Muslim thrones .

Google previewModernism and Magic (2015)

by Leigh Wilson

But the revolt is lyrical. The revolt is a daydream. Fruitless and lacking consequences. These aren't those daydreams which, accumulating, give birth to action and raise a hand to realize the dream. They are the 'golden dreams' you escape to.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion (2007)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

Uprising Cinque, Joseph Marronage in Mauritius Red Eyebrow Rebellion Stellenbosch Revolt Zanj Slave Revolts Caribbean and Mexico Boukman Bussa's Rebellion Captain Lemba Carpata, Bastiaan Chavannes, Jean-Baptiste Christophe ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Middle Eastern Intelligence (2009)

by Ephraim Kahana, Muhammad Suwaed

Before the revolt, letters were exchanged between Hussein and Sir Henry McMahon, the British high commissioner in Egypt, in which the sharif was promised support for an Arab state after winning the war. Britain financed the revolt and ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Iraq (2013)

by Beth K. Dougherty, Edmund A. Ghareeb

The Mahdawi Court also served as the forum for the trials of those involved in the 1959 revolt in Mawsil and the Ba'thists responsible for the failed attempt to assassinate Qasim in October 1959. The proceedings were broadcast on television ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the African Diaspora (2008)

Origins, Experiences, and Culture. A-C. Volume 1

The Male revolt happened in the city of Salvador in the state of Bahia, Brazil, in 1835. After the Haitian Revolution, it is considered the second largest revolt of freed and enslaved Africans in the Americas. In the conflict, about 70 Africans died ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of African History 3-Volume Set (2013)

by Kevin Shillington

Revolt. : See Central African Republic: Colonial Period: Occupation, Resistance, Baya Revolt, 1928. Baybars. : See Egypt: Mamluk Dynasty: Baybars, Qalawun, Mongols. Bechuanaland. Protectorate. : See Botswana: Bechuanaland ...

Google previewA Concise Encyclopedia of Islam (2013)

by Gordon Newby

Khawārij revolt. Death of al-Hasan b.

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Small photo of Statue of Pau Claris - the President of Catalonia at the start of the Catalan Revolt.Small photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Lee Pace, Berenice Marlohe attend Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic TheaterSmall photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Lee Pace, Joe Miale attend Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic TheaterSmall photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Lee Pace, Joe Miale, Berenice Marlohe attend Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic TheaterSmall photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Lee Pace attends Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic TheaterSmall photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Joe Miale attends Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic TheaterSmall photo of Los Angeles, CA USA - October 22, 2017: Lee Pace attends Vertical Entertainment "Revolt" LA Premiere at iPic Theater More...

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Quotes about Revolt

Poetry, even when apparently most fantastic, is always a revolt against artifice, a revolt, in a sense, against actuality. (James Joyce)
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Scrabble value of R1E1V4O1L1T1

The value of this 6-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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