Meaning of “rebel” - Learner’s Dictionary

rebel

verb [ I ] uk us /rɪˈbel/ (present participle rebelling, past tense and past participle rebelled)
FIGHT

to fight against the government

NOT OBEY

B2 to refuse to obey rules because you do not like authority:

She rebelled against her family.

(Definition of “rebel verb” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)