Re*volt", n. [F. rvolte, It. rivolta, fr. rivolto, p. p. fr. L. revolvere, revolutum. See Revolve.] 1. The act of revolting; an uprising against legitimate authority; especially, a renunciation of allegiance and subjection to a government; rebellion; as, the revolt of a province of the Roman empire.
Who first seduced them to that foul revolt?Milton.
2. A revolter.
[Obs.] "Ingrate revolts."
Syn. -- Insurrection; sedition; rebellion; mutiny. See Insurrection.
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