stage a revolt

Definition of stage a revolt

  1. :  to organize and start violent action against a ruler or government

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  one of a series of positions or stations one above the other :  step

    :  the height of the surface of a river above an arbitrary zero point

    :  a raised platform

  1. :  to produce (something, such as a play) on a stage

    :  to produce or cause to happen for public view or public effect

    :  to determine the phase or severity of (a disease) based on a classification of established symptomatic criteria

  1. :  intended to represent a type or stereotype

  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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