She rebelled at the unwelcome suggestion.
An example of a rebel is a person involved in a political uprising.
An example of a rebel is a teenager who is defying his parents.
To rebel against one's parents.
An example of rebel is the action taken in a political uprising.
An example of rebel is what teenager do when they defy their parents.
His mind rebels at the thought.
Origin of rebel
- Middle English rebellen from Old French rebeller from Latin rebellāre re- re- bellāre to make war (from bellum war) N., Middle English rebellious, rebel from Old French rebelle from Latin rebellis from rebellāre
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French rebelle, from Latin rebellis (“waging war again; insurgent"), from rebellō (“I wage war again, fight back"), from re- (“again, back") + bellō (“I wage war").