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Meaning of REVOLUTIONARY

Pronunciation:  `revu'looshu`neree

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a radical supporter of political or social revolution
  2. [adj]  markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views"
  3. [adj]  advocating or engaged in revolution; "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta"
  4. [adj]  relating to or having the nature of a revolution; "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"
 

REVOLUTIONARY is a 13 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: new, radical, revolutionist, subversive, subverter
 
 Antonyms: counterrevolutionary
 
 See Also: Charlotte Corday, Che Guevara, Chou En-lai, Comte de Mirabeau, Corday, counterrevolutionary, counterrevolutionist, Danton, Doroteo Arango, dynamiter, dynamitist, Emiliano Zapata, Ernesto Guevara de la Serna, Francisco Villa, freedom fighter, Georges Jacques Danton, Girondist, Guevara, Honore-Gabriel Victor Riqueti, insurgent, insurrectionist, Jean Paul Marat, Jose Julian Marti, Karl Marx, Leon Trotsky, Lev Davidovich Bronstein, Mao, Mao Tsetung, Mao Zedong, Marat, Marie Anne Charlotte Corday d'Armont, Marti, Marx, Maxmillien Marie Isidore de Robespierre, Mirabeau, Pancho Villa, radical, rebel, Robespierre, Trotsky, Villa, Zapata, Zhou En-lai

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Rev`o*lu"tion*a*ry\, a. [Cf. F.
    r['e]volutionnaire.]
    Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to,
    or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war;
    revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.
    
    
  2. \Rev`o*lu"tion*a*ry\, n.
    A revolutionist. [R.]
    
          Dumfries was a Tory town, and could not tolerate a
          revolutionary.                           --Prof.
                                                   Wilson.
    
    
 

 

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