verb (used without object)
verb (used with object)
Origin of revolt
Synonyms for revolt
Examples from the Web for revolt
Contemporary Examples of revolt
The ISI came to the CIA for assistance in fostering a revolt that had developed in the Afghan countryside against Communist rule.CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?
Chuck Cogan, John MacGaffin
December 15, 2014
A problem far more pressing for the dynasty was the Taiping revolt, which ran from 1850 to 1864 and left tens of millions dead.We're Still Fighting the Opium Wars
August 28, 2014
Remarkably, Americans have not risen in revolt against this gaping inequality.Obama’s Extravagant Summer Break? More Like, America’s Vacation-Deficit Disorder
August 10, 2014
Then Cruz rounded up some of the far-right members of the House GOP caucus and plotted a revolt.On Border, a Huge Win for the Hard Right
August 4, 2014
They see the ISIS uprising as part of a general Sunni revolt.This Is How You Fight ISIS
June 19, 2014
Historical Examples of revolt
Mrs. Page could not get back of Harriet's revolt to its cause.K
Mary Roberts Rinehart
The mind of Chief Inspector Heat was inaccessible to ideas of revolt.The Secret Agent
Injustice has always roused me to revolt, and injustice was certainly having its fling.
There was not a word of gratitude to this man, not a murmur of vengeance nor of revolt.
The essential elements of our poetry will be courage, audacity, and revolt.Alarms and Discursions
G. K. Chesterton
Word Origin for revolt
1550s, from Middle French révolte (c.1500), back formation from revolter (see revolt (v.)), or else from Italian rivolta.