revolt - definition and synonyms

noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/rɪˈvəʊlt/
singularrevolt
pluralrevolts
  1. 1
    an attempt to remove the government of a country using force

    the peasants’ revolt of June 1381

    in revolt:

    Students rose in revolt against the government.

  2. 2
    a refusal to accept something such as a law or a decision