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1. revolution

noun. ['ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən'] the overthrow of a government by those who are governed.

Synonyms

  • group action

Antonyms

  • pronation
  • heat

Etymology

  • reuolucion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revolution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Revolution

  • redistribution
  • electrocution
  • distribution
  • contribution
  • substitution
  • retribution
  • prostitution
  • prosecution
  • constitution
  • restitution
  • persecution
  • lilliputian
  • institution
  • execution
  • attribution
  • resolution
  • elocution
  • dissolution
  • diminution
  • devolution
  • confucian
  • andalusian
  • absolution
  • solution
  • pollution
  • dilution
  • aleutian
  • shooshan
  • lucian

How do you pronounce revolution?

Pronounce revolution as ˌrɛvəˈluʃən.

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Sentences with revolution


1. Noun, singular or mass
You can also stop in Santa Clara, where the decisive battle at the revolution took place.

Quotes about revolution


1. I grew up in Cuba under a strong, military, oppressive dictatorship. So as a teenager, I found myself involved in a revolution. I remember during that time, a young, charismatic leader rose up, talking about hope and change. His name was Fidel Castro.
- Rafael Cruz

2. I wanted to start a revolution, using art to build the sort of society I myself envisioned.
- Yayoi Kusama

3. Art is either plagiarism or revolution.
- Paul Gauguin

2. revolution

noun. ['ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən'] a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving.

Synonyms

  • green revolution
  • Cultural Revolution
  • change
  • modification
  • Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution

Antonyms

  • tense
  • boil
  • open
  • alkalize

Etymology

  • reuolucion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revolution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. revolution

noun. ['ˌrɛvəˈluːʃən'] a single complete turn (axial or orbital).

Synonyms

  • axial motion
  • turning
  • clockwise rotation
  • dextrorotation
  • counterclockwise rotation
  • turn
  • axial rotation
  • levorotation
  • orbital rotation
  • orbital motion
  • gyration
  • spin
  • roll

Antonyms

  • levorotation
  • nitrify
  • die
  • demulsify

Etymology

  • reuolucion (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • revolution (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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