Translation of revolt in Spanish:


revuelta, n.

Pronunciation /rəˈvoʊlt/ /rɪˈvəʊlt/

See Spanish definition of revuelta


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    revuelta feminine
    levantamiento masculine
    sublevación feminine
    to rise up in revolt against sb/sth sublevarse / alzarse contra algn/algo
    • it was a gesture of revolt against her parents fue un gesto de rebeldía contra sus padres

intransitive verb

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    to revolt against sb/sth sublevarse contra algn/algo
    rebelarse contra algn/algo
    alzarse contra algn/algo
    • He urged people to revolt against the established government and turn the revolution against the king although he preferred to remain aloof from the actual events.
    • He urged workers around the world to revolt against their rulers.
    • Five calls described the intent of passengers and surviving crew members to revolt against the hijackers.
    • And there will be blood, too, or else people will start to revolt against the Lone Guard and Miskavel's purification.
    • This violence is directed towards other national states, and the state's own population who revolt against the oppression they suffer.
    • Even as they haggled over the small print with the French, British officials were encouraging Arab nobles to revolt against the Ottomans.
    • The ballet tells the story of the slave-leader Spartacus who incites his fellow slaves to revolt against their Roman oppressors.
    • Or will it revolt against being dragged down into economic and climatic chaos?
    • It was only over one year later that the opposition was able to revolt against and topple Milosevic.
    • The exiles followed the Dalai Lama, the supreme Tibetan Buddhist leader, who fled Tibet after a failed 1959 revolt against Chinese rule.
    • Efforts on the part of the Sicilians to revolt against the new laws were quickly suppressed, often brutally.
    • The issues over which the five revolted were: the presidency, federalism, women's rights, and the permanent constitution.
    • Other planets that are revolting have already aligned under a human leader, and unless we create order here, we shall surely fall, be it to Talon, or the Kashiza, or even ourselves.
    • Bosnia and Herzegovina rose up and revolted against the high taxes imposed by the Ottoman authorities.
    • On the other hand, the first thing the people of Sidon did when they revolted was to make for the local paradise and inflict terrible injuries on the vegetation.
    • Instead, he calls for the poor to rise up and revolt.
    • Are they waiting for the public to revolt one day?
    • Perhaps the best evidence of the poor quality of Texas' public schools is the fact that its graduates didn't spend Independence Day revolting against their state legislators.
    • All over the globe men are revolting against old systems of exploitation and oppression, and out of the wombs of a frail world, new systems of justice and equality are being born.
    • Beleaguered Bush aides say they can fight who they're supposed to, Democrats, not fellow Republicans revolting against their leader.
  • 2 literary

    (feel revulsion)
    to revolt at sth
    • What revolted was that Oliva reached his damnable decision alone.
    • But it is so ethically problematic that the mind revolts at the thought that it could be true.
    • ‘Common sense revolts at the idea,’ Justice Douglas wrote.

transitive verb

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    darle asco a
    she was revolted by the smell el olor le dio asco / le repugnó