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insurgent

synonym (synonym of insurgent)

  • (noun.person)
    a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment (noun.person)
     
  • (adj.all)
    in opposition to a civil authority or government (adj.all)
     

similar (similar with insurgent)

  • in opposition to a civil authority or government (adj.all)
    deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle (adj.all)
     

hypernym (insurgent IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment (noun.person)
    someone engaged in or experienced in warfare (noun.person)
     
  • a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) (noun.person)
    a disputant who advocates reform (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a radical supporter of political or social revolution (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF insurgent relation)

  • a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment (noun.person)
    a guerrilla fighter in the French underground in World War II (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a guerrilla who fights only in cities and towns (noun.person)
     
  • a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) (noun.person)
    someone who is openly rebellious and refuses to obey authorities (especially seamen or soldiers) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a member of one or more of the insurgent groups in Turkey in the late 19th century who rebelled against the absolutism of Ottoman rule (noun.person)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF insurgent relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • (noun.person)
    United States slave and insurrectionist who in 1831 led a rebellion of slaves in Virginia; he was captured and executed (1800-1831) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    United States freed slave and insurrectionist in South Carolina who was involved in planning an uprising of slaves and was hanged (1767-1822) (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    Scottish insurgent who led the resistance to Edward I; in 1297 he gained control of Scotland briefly until Edward invaded Scotland again and defeated more.. (noun.person)
     

member meronym (HAS MEMBER relation)

  • a member of an irregular armed force that fights a stronger force by sabotage and harassment (noun.person)
    an irregular armed force that fights by sabotage and harassment; often rural and organized in large groups (noun.group)
     

derivation (.... is derived from insurgent)

  • a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions) (noun.person)
    organized opposition to authority; a conflict in which one faction tries to wrest control from another (noun.act)
     
  • (verb.social)
    take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance (verb.social)
     
  • in opposition to a civil authority or government (adj.all)
    an illegal action inciting resistance to lawful authority and tending to cause the disruption or overthrow of the government (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    an organized rebellion aimed at overthrowing a constituted government through the use of subversion and armed conflict (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.attribute)
    disloyalty by virtue of subversive behavior (noun.attribute)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a radical supporter of political or social revolution (noun.person)
     
  • (verb.social)
    cause the downfall of; of rulers (verb.social)
     
synonym similar hypernym hyponym instance hyponym member meronym derivation freedom fighter insurrectionist rebel guerilla guerrilla irregular disloyal warrior crusader meliorist revolutionary revolutionist subversive maquis maquisard urban guerrilla mutineer young turk nat turner turner denmark vesey sir william wallace wallace guerilla force guerrilla force insurrection rebellion arise rebel sedition insurgence

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