Synonyms of revolution


1. revolution, change, alteration, modification

usage: a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution"

2. revolution, group action

usage: the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

3. rotation, revolution, gyration, turning, turn

usage: a single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year"

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Definition and meaning of revolution (Dictionary)