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Synonyms for rebel
ˈrɛb əl; rɪˈbɛl

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rebel, Reb, Johnny Reb, Johnny, greyback(noun)

    `Johnny' was applied as a nickname for Confederate soldiers by the Federal soldiers in the American Civil War; `greyback' derived from their grey Confederate uniforms

    Synonyms:
    maverick, greyback, insurrectionist, knot, grayback, freedom fighter, insurgent

  2. insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel(noun)

    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

    Synonyms:
    freedom fighter, insurrectionist, guerilla, irregular, greyback, insurgent, guerrilla, maverick

  3. maverick, rebel(verb)

    someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

    Synonyms:
    maverick, greyback, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, insurgent

  4. rebel, arise, rise, rise up(verb)

    take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

    Synonyms:
    rise, prove, grow, get up, spring up, lift, climb, develop, surface, bob up, arise, resurrect, go up, come up, rear, mount, heighten, move up, originate, climb up, ascend, wax, stand up, uprise, rise up, jump, turn out, renegade

  5. rebel, renegade(verb)

    break with established customs

    Synonyms:
    arise, rise up, renegade, rise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rebel(n)

    Synonyms:
    revolter, insurgent, traitor

    Antonyms:
    supporter, adherent

Editors Contribution

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rebel(n.)

    Synonyms:
    insurgent, traitor, revolter

  2. rebel(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    revolt, resist lawful authority, take up arms against the government

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rebel(n)

    Synonyms:
    insurgent, revolter, turncoat

  2. rebel(v)

    Synonyms:
    revolt, mutiny

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How to use rebel in a sentence?

  1. Jakaya Kikwete:

    There are people who pretend to read Tanzania's mind, they claim that Tanzania has no intention of taking on rebel groups in the DRC. These are bizarre people because Tanzania, like South Africa and Malawi, has troops in the DRC with a firm United Nations mandate.

  2. Quentin Crisp:

    The young always have the same problem -- how to rebel and conform at the same time. They have now solved this by defying their parents and copying one another.

  3. Harney County Sheriff David Ward:

    We don't arm up and rebel.

  4. Daniel Bekele:

    The number of rapes reported to us, often in harrowing detail, suggests that sexual violence is part of the government's counter-insurgency strategy, the scale of reported abuses points to the urgent need for an international investigation in both rebel- and government-controlled areas.

  5. Andrew Lebovich:

    Even if the Malian government, government-allied militias, and rebel groups could come to an agreement.

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