Synonyms for (noun) rebel

Synonyms: insurgent, insurrectionist, freedom fighter, rebel

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

Similar words: reformer, reformist, meliorist, social reformer, crusader

Definition: a disputant who advocates reform


Similar words: revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, subverter

Definition: a radical supporter of political or social revolution


Synonyms: maverick, rebel

Definition: someone who exhibits great independence in thought and action

Similar words: nonconformist, recusant

Definition: someone who refuses to conform to established standards of conduct


Synonyms: greyback, Johnny, Johnny Reb, Reb, Rebel

Definition: `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

Similar words: Confederate soldier

Definition: a soldier in the Army of the Confederacy during the American Civil War

Synonyms for (verb) rebel

Synonyms: rise, rise up, rebel, arise

Definition: take part in a rebellion; renounce a former allegiance

Similar words: dissent, resist, protest

Definition: express opposition through action or words

Usage: dissent to the laws of the country


Synonyms: rebel, renegade

Definition: break with established customs

Similar words: dissent, resist, protest

Definition: express opposition through action or words

Usage: dissent to the laws of the country