Associations to the word «Revolution»


REVOLUTION, noun. A political upheaval in a government or nation state characterized by great change.
REVOLUTION, noun. The removal and replacement of a government.
REVOLUTION, noun. Rotation: the turning of an object around an axis.
REVOLUTION, noun. A rotation: one complete turn of an object during rotation.
REVOLUTION, noun. In the case of celestial bodies - the traversal of one body through an orbit around another body.
REVOLUTION, noun. A sudden, vast change in a situation, a discipline, or the way of thinking and behaving.

Dictionary definition

REVOLUTION, noun. A drastic and far-reaching change in ways of thinking and behaving; "the industrial revolution was also a cultural revolution".
REVOLUTION, noun. The overthrow of a government by those who are governed.
REVOLUTION, noun. A single complete turn (axial or orbital); "the plane made three rotations before it crashed"; "the revolution of the earth about the sun takes one year".

Wise words

More wisdom is latent in things as they are than in all the words men use.
Antoine De Saint-Exupery