Synonyms for revolution

Synonyms for (noun) revolution

Synonyms: revolution

Definition: the overthrow of a government by those who are governed

Similar words: group action

Definition: action taken by a group of people


Synonyms: revolution

Definition: a drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving

Usage: the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution

Similar words: change, modification, alteration

Definition: an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another

Usage: the change was intended to increase sales; this storm is certainly a change for the worse; the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago


Synonyms: rotation, revolution, gyration

Definition: a single complete turn (axial or orbital)

Usage: the plane made three rotations before it crashed; the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year

Similar words: turn, turning

Definition: a movement in a new direction

Usage: the turning of the wind