Thesaurus

radicals

noun
plural of radical

Synonyms & Antonyms of radicals

a person who favors rapid and sweeping changes especially in laws and methods of government
  • radicals staged large, violent protests in the hopes of toppling the government

Synonyms for radicals

Words Related to radicals

Near Antonyms for radicals

Antonyms for radicals

See the Dictionary Definition 

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about radicals

Cite this Entry

“Radicals.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/radicals. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

More from Merriam-Webster on radicals

Nglish: Translation of radicals for Spanish Speakers

Britannica English: Translation of radicals for Arabic Speakers

Comments on radicals

What made you want to look up radicals? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Thing: Animal Edition

  • alt 5a023732e6f75
  • Name that animal:
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!