What does the word revolt mean?

    Part of speech: verb transitive

  • To shock or disgust.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To rebel.

  • Part of speech: verb

  • To be repelled or shocked.

Usage examples for revolt

  1. The loyal people of the province rallied with great alacrity to put down the revolt. – Canada under British Rule 1760-1900 by John G. Bourinot
  2. I know it will come to our quarrelling; and when he finds that he cannot have his own way, that I cannot yield to him, his proud heart will revolt from me; I know it will." – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  3. But if the circumstances independent of this conspiracy may be considered as crimes, why did Philip after the first revolt write to request him to lend assistance to the authorities, and afterwards to thank him for having so well performed his mission? – The History of the Inquisition of Spain from the Time of its Establishment to the Reign of Ferdinand VII. by Juan Antonio Llorente
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