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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

    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)

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

  3. maverick, rebel(verb)

    someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

    maverick, greyback, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, insurgent

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

    take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

    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

    arise, rise up, renegade, rise

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. rebel(n)

    revolter, insurgent, traitor

    supporter, adherent

Editors Contribution

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    Submitted by wecansavetheworldtogether123 on January 23, 2020  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. rebel(n.)

    insurgent, traitor, revolter

  2. rebel(v. n.)

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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. rebel(n)

    insurgent, revolter, turncoat

  2. rebel(v)

    revolt, mutiny

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  1. Selahattin Demirtas:

    Why do the people not rebel against them even for all this oppression? How do they manage this? They do it by the Presidency of Religious Affairs (PRA). The do the silencing by PRA. So I call that the religion has become a hostage of these (AKP). They are using the religion as a stick, they hit everybody who raises his head with this stick. Anybody who rebels against poverty, unemployment they hit with religion. Don't misunderstand me, this stick is not the religion sent from Allah, this is the religion of the state and government. It bears no resemblance to Islam. This is why I say when the PRA is abolished religion will be free.

  2. Andrew Lebovich:

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

  3. Jennifer Cafarella:

    These groups likely therefore retain more independence than Syrian rebel groups that pledge allegiance to ISIS, at least in the near term, iSIS appears to dispatch advisers to support local recruitment in such areas in an attempt to bolster the local strength of these groups, but does not augment their ranks with its own forces.

  4. Glen Philip:

    We call him Rebel because that's what he is. He is generally a nice horse to do anything with but is prone to erratic behavior in certain situations. it really ranks as the number one strange save.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Solitude is the rebel of the freedom.

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