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Synonyms of revolt in English:


  • 1 the people revolted against colonial rule
    rebel, rise up, rise, take to the streets, take up arms, riot, mutiny, take part in an uprising, show resistance;
    resist/oppose authority, disobey/defy authority, refuse to obey orders, be insubordinate
  • 2 the sight and smell revolted him
    disgust, sicken, nauseate, make someone sick, make someone feel sick, make someone's gorge rise, turn someone's stomach, upset, be repugnant to, repel, repulse, be repulsive to, make someone's flesh crawl, make someone shudder, put off, offend, be offensive to, cause offence to, shock, horrify
    informal turn off
    North American informal gross out
  • noun

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  • there was an armed revolt in progress
    rebellion, revolution, insurrection, mutiny, uprising, riot, rioting, rising, insurgence, insurgency, coup, overthrow, seizure of power, regime change, subversion, sedition, anarchy, disorder, protest, strike, act of resistance, act of defiance;
    German putsch
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