Riseup vs Revolt - What's the difference?

riseup | revolt |

As a verb revolt is

to rebel, particularly against authority.

As a noun revolt is

an act of revolt.


Not English

Riseup has no English definition. It may be misspelled.

English words similar to 'riseup':

rosehip, recap, recoup, roukoop, reequip, reship, rezip, rechip




  • To rebel, particularly against authority.
  • The farmers had to revolt against the government to get what they deserved.
  • * Shakespeare
  • Our discontented counties do revolt .
  • To repel greatly.
  • Your brother revolts me!
  • * Burke
  • This abominable medley is made rather to revolt young and ingenuous minds.
  • * J. Morley
  • To derive delight from what inflicts pain on any sentient creature revolted his conscience and offended his reason.
  • To cause to turn back; to roll or drive back; to put to flight.
  • (Spenser)
  • To be disgusted, shocked, or grossly offended; hence, to feel nausea; used with at .
  • The stomach revolts''' at such food; his nature '''revolts at cruelty.
  • To turn away; to abandon or reject something; specifically, to turn away, or shrink, with abhorrence.
  • * Milton
  • Still revolt when truth would set them free.
  • * J. Morley
  • His clear intelligence revolted from the dominant sophisms of that time.


    (en noun)
  • an act of revolt
  • Noun