3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Revolutionary \Rev'o*lu"tion*a*ry\, adjective [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Revolutionary \Rev'o*lu"tion*a*ry\, noun A revolutionist. [R.]

Dumfries was a Tory town, and could not tolerate a revolutionary. --Prof. Wilson.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:



1: markedly new or introducing radical change; "a revolutionary discovery"; "radical political views" [syn: {revolutionary}, {radical}]

2: of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn [syn: {rotatory}, {revolutionary}]

3: relating to or having the nature of a revolution; "revolutionary wars"; "the Revolutionary era"

4: advocating or engaged in revolution; "revolutionary pamphlets"; "a revolutionary junta" [ant: {counterrevolutionary}]


1: a radical supporter of political or social revolution [syn: {revolutionist}, {revolutionary}, {subversive}, {subverter}]

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