Synonyms of revolution in English:

revolution


See definition of revolution

noun

1‘the French Revolution’

SYNONYMS

rebellion, revolt, insurrection, mutiny, uprising, riot, rioting, rising, insurgence, insurgency, coup, overthrow, seizure of power, regime change

subversion, sedition, anarchy, disorder, protest, strike, act of resistance, act of defiance

coup d'état

putsch

rare jacquerie

2‘there has been a revolution in printing techniques’

SYNONYMS

dramatic change, radical change, drastic alteration, radical alteration, complete shift, sea change, metamorphosis, transformation, conversion, innovation, breakaway

reorganization, restructuring, reformation, remodelling, rearrangement, reorientation, regrouping, redistribution

upheaval, upset, disruption, convulsions, cataclysm

informal shake-up

North American informal shakedown

humorous transmogrification

3‘the prop shaft turns 4.7 times for one revolution of a road wheel’

SYNONYMS

single turn, turn, rotation, circle, whirl, twirl, spin, wheel, roll, round, cycle, circuit, lap

4‘the rate of revolution of the earth’

SYNONYMS

turning, gyration, rotation, circumrotation, wheeling, turning around, circling, whirling, twirling, spinning, swivelling, rolling, orbital motion, orbiting, orbit

rare circumgyration