Definition of Revolutionary

1. Noun. A radical supporter of political or social revolution.




2. Adjective. Markedly new or introducing radical change. "Radical political views"
Exact synonyms: Radical
Similar to: New
Derivative terms: Revolution

3. Adjective. Of or relating to or characteristic or causing an axial or orbital turn.
Exact synonyms: Rotatory
Partainyms: Revolution, Rotation
Derivative terms: Revolution, Rotate

4. Adjective. Relating to or having the nature of a revolution. "The Revolutionary era"
Partainyms: Revolution
Derivative terms: Revolution

5. Adjective. Advocating or engaged in revolution. "A revolutionary junta"

Definition of Revolutionary

1. a. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators.

2. n. A revolutionist.

Definition of Revolutionary

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to a revolution in government; tending to, or promoting, revolution; as, revolutionary war; revolutionary measures; revolutionary agitators. ¹

2. Adjective. (advertising) pertaining to something that portends of great change; overthrowing a standing mindset ¹

3. Adjective. (sciences) pertaining to something that revolves ¹

4. Noun. A revolutionist; a person who revolts. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Revolutionary

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Revolutionary

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Literary usage of Revolutionary

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1. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1902)
"GROWTH OF revolutionary PARTIES AND METHODS IN NEW YORK PROVINCE 1765-1774 ... In reality the anti-British struggle of the early revolutionary period was a ..."

2. The American Political Science Review (1920)
"revolutionary COMMUNISM IN THE UNITED STATES GORDON S. WATKINS University of Illinois On October 15, 1919, a press dispatch from Buffalo, New York, ..."

3. The I. W. W.: A Study of American Syndicalism by Paul Frederick Brissenden (1919)
"Industrial unionism, as a structural type simply, and even revolutionary industrial unionism — wherein the industrial organization is animated and guided by ..."

4. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1843)
"A petition of Sarah Smith, heir of Elisha Alfred, a revolutionary soldier, ... A petition of the heirs of James Reed, a revolutionary soldier, ..."

5. The American Journal of International Law by American Society of International Law (1907)
"The Legislative History of Naturalization in the United States from the revolutionary War to 1861. By Frank George Franklin, ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"On October 10 therefore Saint-Just proposed that " the government be revolutionary until the peace"; and thus the final step was taken by which the ..."

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