Definition of “revolt” - English Dictionary

“revolt” in British English

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revoltverb

uk /rɪˈvəʊlt/ us /rɪˈvoʊlt/

revoltnoun [ C or U ]

uk /rɪˈvəʊlt/ us /rɪˈvoʊlt/

(Definition of “revolt” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“revolt” in American English

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revoltverb

us /rɪˈvoʊlt/

revolt verb (FIGHT)

[ I ] to take violent action against authority, or to refuse to be controlled or ruled:

Californians may be ready to revolt against broad cuts in government services.

revolt verb (DISGUST)

[ T ] to make someone feel disgusted:

I was revolted by his cruelty.

(Definition of “revolt” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)