Delinquent vs Rebel - What's the difference?

delinquent | rebel |


As a verb delinquent

is .

As a noun rebel is

a confederate soldier.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

delinquent

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Late or failing to pay a debt or other financial obligation, like a mortgage or loan.
  • Fred is delinquent in making his car payment.
    The company made a new effort to collect delinquent payments.
  • Failing in or neglectful of a duty or obligation; guilty of a misdeed or offense
  • Synonyms

    * (late or failing to pay a debt) defaulting

    Derived terms

    * delinquency * juvenile delinquent * moral delinquent

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • One who disobeys or breaks rules or laws.
  • (obsolete) a term applied to royalists by their opponents in the English Civil War 1642 - 1645. Charles I was known as the chief delinquent.
  • Synonyms

    * See also

    rebel

    English

    (wikipedia rebel)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) rebelle, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A person who resists an established authority, often violently.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) rebeller, from (etyl) . See also (l).

    Verb

    (rebell)
  • To resist or become defiant toward an authority.
  • Synonyms
    * defy
    Antonyms
    * obey * submit