The definition of a revolt is an uprising against or refusal to cooperate with authority or the government.(noun)
An example of a revolt is a civil war.
To revolt is defined as to be shocked or disgusted.(verb)
An example of to revolt is feeling nauseated by the smell of durian fruit.
See revolt in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr révolte < révolter, to revolt < It rivoltare < VL *revolutare, for L revolvere: see revolve
Origin: Fr révolter
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verb re·volt·ed, re·volt·ing, re·volts verb, intransitive
Origin: French revolter
Origin: , from Italian rivoltare, to turn round
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *revolvitāre
Origin: , frequentative of Latin revolvere, to turn over; see revolve.
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