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Noun: revolt  ri'vówlt
  1. Organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another
    "military security has been stepped up since the recent revolt";
    - rebellion, insurrection, rising, uprising
Verb: revolt  ri'vówlt
  1. Make revolution
    "The people revolted when bread prices tripled again"
     
  2. Fill with distaste
    "This spoilt food revolts me";
    - disgust, gross out, repel
     
  3. Cause aversion in; offend the moral sense of
    "The pornographic pictures revolted us";
    - disgust, nauseate, sicken, churn up

Derived forms: revolted, revolting, revolts

Type of: arise, battle, conflict, excite, rebel, repel, repulse, rise, rise up, stimulate, stir, struggle

Encyclopedia: Revolt