ETYM French révolte, Italian rivolta, from rivolto, p. p. from Latin revolvere, revolutum. Related to Revolve.
The act of rebelling; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government.
1. To renounce allegiance or subjection (as to a government); rebel
2. To experience disgust or shock
3. To turn away with disgust
4. To cause to turn away or shrink with disgust or abhorrence
5. To make revolution