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rise (up) in revolt

Definition of rise (up) in revolt

  1. :  to fight against a ruler or government <The people rose (up) in revolt (against the king).>



Word by Word Definitions

riseplay
  1. :  to assume an upright position especially from lying, kneeling, or sitting

    :  to get up from sleep or from one's bed

    :  to return from death

  1. :  a spot higher than surrounding ground :  hilltop

    :  an upward slope

    :  an act of rising or a state of being risen: as

  1. :  in or into a higher position or level

    :  away from the center of the earth

    :  from beneath the ground or water to the surface

  1. :  risen above the horizon

    :  standing

    :  being out of bed

  1. : used as a function word to indicate motion to or toward or situation at a higher point of

    :  up into or in the

    :  in a direction regarded as being toward or near the upper end or part of

  1. :  one in a high or advantageous position

    :  an upward slope

    :  a period or state of prosperity or success

  1. :  to rise from a lying or sitting position

    :  to move upward :  ascend

    : used with and and another verb to indicate that the action of the following verb was either surprisingly or abruptly initiated

revoltplay
  1. :  to renounce allegiance or subjection (as to a government) :  rebel

    :  to experience disgust or shock

    :  to turn away with disgust

  1. :  a renouncing of allegiance (as to a government or party)

    :  a determined armed uprising

    :  a movement or expression of vigorous dissent


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