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Definition 1: a radical supporter of political or social revolution - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for subversive in the sense of this definition

(subversive is a kind of ...) a person who has radical ideas or opinions

(... is a kind of subversive ) a revolutionary whose aim is to reverse the changes introduced by an earlier revolution

(... is a kind of subversive ) a person who uses dynamite in a revolutionary cause

(... is a kind of subversive ) a member of the moderate republican party that was in power during the French Revolution; the Girondists were overthrown by their more radical rivals the Jacobins

(... is a kind of subversive ) a person who takes part in an armed rebellion against the constituted authority (especially in the hope of improving conditions)

(... is an instance of subversive) French revolutionary who was prominent in the early days of the French Revolution (1749-1791)

(... is an instance of subversive) French revolutionary; leader of the Jacobins and architect of the Reign of Terror; was himself executed in a coup d'etat (1758-1794)

(... is an instance of subversive) Russian revolutionary and Communist theorist who helped Lenin and built up the army; he was ousted from the Communist Party by Stalin and eventually assassinated in Mexico (1879-1940)

(... is an instance of subversive) Mexican revolutionary leader (1877-1923)

(... is an instance of subversive) Mexican revolutionary who led a revolt for agrarian reforms (1879-1919)

(... is an instance of subversive) founder of modern communism; wrote the Communist Manifesto with Engels in 1848; wrote Das Kapital in 1867 (1818-1883)

(... is an instance of subversive) Cuban poet and revolutionary who fought for Cuban independence from Spain (1853-1895)

(... is an instance of subversive) French revolutionary leader (born in Switzerland) who was a leader in overthrowing the Girondists and was stabbed to death in his bath by Charlotte Corday (1743-1793)

(... is an instance of subversive) Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)

(... is an instance of subversive) an Argentine revolutionary leader who was Fidel Castro's chief lieutenant in the Cuban revolution; active in other Latin American countries; was captured and executed by the Bolivian army (1928-1967)

(... is an instance of subversive) French revolutionary leader who stormed the Paris bastille and who supported the execution of Louis XVI but was guillotined by Robespierre for his opposition to the Reign of Terror (1759-1794)

(... is an instance of subversive) French revolutionary heroine (a Girondist) who assassinated Marat (1768-1793)

(... is an instance of subversive) Chinese revolutionary and communist leader (1898-1976)

Definition 2: in opposition to a civil authority or government - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Synonyms for subversive in the sense of this definition

(subversive is similar to ...) deserting your allegiance or duty to leader or cause or principle

"disloyal aides revealed his indiscretions to the papers"

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